On This Day

September 16, 1925 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1999)

Person of interestB.B. King

[Riley B.] B.B. King, American blues guitarist and singer (The Thrill is Gone), born in Itta Bena, Mississippi (d. 2015)

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Deaths in Music

  • Leo Fall, Austria operetta composer (That Pink von Stambul), dies at 52