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September 13, 1924 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • Harold Blair, Australian tenor and Aboriginal activist, born in Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland, Australia (d. 1976)
  • Maurice Jarre, French Academy and Grammy Award-winning film composer (Lawrence Of Arabia; Doctor Zhivago; Witness; Fatal Attraction), born in Lyon, France (d. 2009)

Deaths in Music

  • P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, dies at 69
1924 in Music