September 1884 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 24 Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 6 Emerson Whithorne, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1958)
  • Sep 15 Floro Ugarte, Argentine composer (From My Land; Saika), and educator, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1975)
  • Sep 17 Charles Tomlinson Griffes, American composer (White Peacock), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1920)
  • Sep 18 Ludomir Różycki, Polish composer and conductor (Eros i Psyche; Pan Twardowski), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1953)
  • Sep 20 Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, born in Vilnius (d. 1970)
  • Sep 29 Boris Asafiev, Russian composer and music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1949)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 17 Louis Schubert, German composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 30 Louis Lacombe, French pianist and composer, dies at 65