On This Day

September 1913 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 15 Henry Dreyfus Brant, Canadian composer (Great American Goot), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 15 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, American jazz pianist and composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1994)
  • Sep 17 Jørgen Jersild, Danish composer and educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1953-75), born in Copenhagen (d. 2004)
  • Sep 22 Leroy Holmes, American songwriter ("The Mole"), arranger, and orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Sep 23 Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer
  • Sep 28 Vivian Fine, American composer (Women in the Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 13 Alfred R. Gaul, English composer, dies at 76