September 1887 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 3 Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter, born in Bywater, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • Sep 12 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, born in Sulina, Romania (d. 1964)
  • Sep 16 Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
  • Sep 19 Lovie [Cora] Austin, American jazz pianist ("Down Hearted Blues"), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1972)
  • Sep 21 Lodewijk de Vocht, Belgian composer (Prayer for My Fatherland), conductor, kapellmeister (Antwerp Cathedral, 1913-50), and educator (Antwerp Conservatory, 1921-52), born in Antwerp (d. 1977)