On This Day

September 1894 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 8 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • Sep 9 Arthur Freed, American songwriter and film producer (MGM musicals), born in Charlestown, South Carolina (d. 1973)
  • Sep 13 Julian Tuwim, Polish poet and lyricist, born in Łódź, Congress Poland (d. 1953)
  • Sep 22 Hieronim Feicht, Polish composer, born in Mogilno, Poland (d. 1967)
  • Sep 29 Franco Capuana, Italian composer, born in Fano, Italy (d. 1969)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 13 (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), dies from general paresis at 53