On This Day

September 26, 1898 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

  • Victor Herbert and Harry Smith's operetta "The Fortune Teller" premieres at Wallack's Theater in New York City

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestGeorge Gershwin

George Gershwin [Jacob Gershvin], American composer (Rhapsody in Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin