On This Day

September 1919 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Gideon William Waldrop, composer
  • Sep 2 Marge Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 8 David Johan Kvandal, composer
  • Sep 10 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer
  • Sep 14 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • Sep 16 Andy Russell, singer (Andy & Della Russell Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 16 Milan Harasta, composer
  • Sep 19 Blanche Thebom, American mezzo-soprano (Amneris-Aida), born in Monessen, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Sep 22 Jack Russell, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sep 24 Václav Nelhýbel, Czech-American composer (Everyman), born in Polanka, Czechoslovakia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 30 Patricia Neway, American soprano (Consul, Maria Golovia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 27 Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76