September 1893 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 3 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer, choreographer, and teacher (Schepelingen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Sep 13 Larry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (Original Dixieland Jazz Band), born in New Orleans (d. 1953)
  • Sep 18 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1960)
  • Sep 21 Moses Pergament, Finnish-Swedish classical composer (The Jewish Song Choral Symphony) and music critic, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1977)
  • Sep 24 "Blind" Lemon Jefferson, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Coutchman, Texas (d. 1929)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 8 Wilhelm Kalliwoda, Bohemian-German pianist, composer, kapellmeister, and music teacher, dies at 66