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September 1881 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony

Composer Anton Bruckner
Anton Bruckner

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 Clopton Lanier, composer, dies at 39
  • Sep 24 Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, Italian composer, dies at 74