On This Day

September 1907 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Sep 25 Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premiere given by the Helsinki Philharmonic Society, conducted by the composer

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 Sunnyland Slim [Albert Luandrew], American blues pianist, born in Vance, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Sep 7 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Turkish composer, born in İzmir, Ottoman Empire (d. 1991)
  • Sep 9 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • Sep 23 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • Sep 24 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • Sep 25 Jan Felderhof, Dutch violinist and composer, born in Busum, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Sep 29 Gene Autry, American cowboy singer, songwriter, actor, musician, ("Back In The Saddle Again"; "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer") and business tycoon (owner MLB Angels team, 1961-97), born near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Sep 30 Harry Bluestone, British-American jazz and session violinist, bandleader, and music publisher, born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Sep 30 Arnold Elston, American composer, and educator, born in New York (d. 1971)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
  • Sep 17 Ignaz Brull, Moravian-born composer, dies at 60