September 1912 in Music

Events in Music


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Sep 3 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

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Sep 27 W. C. Handy publishes "Memphis Blues", considered the 1st blues song

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 John Cage, American composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1992)
  • Sep 6 Wayne Barlow, composer
  • Sep 15 Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer
  • Sep 19 Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)
  • Sep 21 György Sándor, Hungarian pianist (d. 2005)
  • Sep 27 Tauno Marttinen, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), dies at 37
  • Sep 30 Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63