September 1881 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Sep 3 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 27 Ernest Williams, American composer, born in Wayne County, Indiana (d. 1947)
  • Sep 27 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist, singer and actress, born (d. 1940)
  • Sep 28 Henry Geehl, English composer, born in London (d. 1961)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 7 Sidney Lanier, American poet and composer, dies of tuberculosis at 39
  • Sep 24 Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, Italian composer, music critic, attorney, and educator (Conservatory of Florence, 1862-81), dies at 74