On This Day

September 1911 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
  • Sep 2 René Amengual, Chilean pianist, composer and educator, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1954)
  • Sep 11 Bola de Nieve [Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández], Cuban pianist, singer and songwriter, born in Guanabacoa, La Habana, Cuba (d. 1971)
  • Sep 13 Bill Monroe, American singer known as the "Father of Bluegrass" ("Blue Moon of Kentucky"), born in Rosine, Kentucky (d. 1996)
  • Sep 15 Silas Hogan, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Westover, Louisiana (d. 1994)
  • Sep 17 Robert Riefling, Norwegian concert pianist and pedagogue (Royal Danish Academy, 1967-88; Norwegian Academy of Music from ,1973-88), born in Aker, Norway (d. 1988)
  • Sep 19 Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, born in Granhammar Castle, Uppland, Sweden (d. 1980)
  • Sep 19 Weldon Hart, American composer, born in Bear-Place Spring, Tennessee (d. 1957)
  • Sep 20 Frank De Vol, American composer (theme songs to My Three Sons, The Brady Bunch) and actor (Fernwood 2 Night - "Happy Kyne"), born in Moundsville, West Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 20 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, born in Haarlem (d. 1971)
  • Sep 25 Lionel Henry Nowak, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)