On This Day

September 1895 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974)
  • Sep 11 Harry Tobias, American song lyricist (“Sweet and Lovely”, “It’s a Lonesome Old Town”, “Sail Along, Silv’ry Moon”), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Karol Rathaus, German-Austrian composer, born in Ternopil, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)
  • Sep 28 Dave Franklin, American composer (The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down), born in New York City (d. 1970)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 10 Harrison Millard, American composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 15 Jan Kleczyński Sr., Polish pianist and composer, dies at 58