September 1914 in Music

Events in Music

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Sep 11 W. C. Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"

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

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist
  • Sep 2 Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
  • Sep 5 Gail Kubik, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), born in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (d. 1984)
  • Sep 7 Hugo Pfister, composer
  • Sep 7 Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer
  • Sep 10 Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)
  • Sep 13 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician
  • Sep 14 Michael Spisak, composer
  • Sep 23 Norman Cazden, composer
  • Sep 24 Andrzej Panufnik, composer (Tragic Overture), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 24 Hein J M Jordans, Dutch conductor
  • Sep 25 Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist
  • Sep 28 Jim Boyd, American country and western musician (Men of the West) (d. 1993)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49
  • Sep 28 Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58