On This Day

September 1903 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 15 Roy Acuff, American country fiddler, singer ("Wabash Cannonball"; Grand Ole Opry), and music publisher (Acuff-Rose Music), born in Maynardville, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • Sep 29 Karl August Andersen, Norwegian cellist and composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1970)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 Hermann Zumpe, German composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 18 Sydir Vorobkevych, Ukrainian composer, poet, newspaper editor, and Orthodox priest, dies at 67
  • Sep 18 Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, German composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 28 Jesus Monasterio, Spanish composer, dies at 67