September 1931 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Bing Crosby makes his solo radio debut

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Sep 17 Operetta "Victoria & Her Husband" premieres in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Sep 3 Rudolf Kelterborn, composer
  • Sep 4 Mitzi Gaynor [Francesca von Gerber], American actress, singer and dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Charles Camilleri, composer
  • Sep 12 George Jones, American country singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), born in Saratoga, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Sep 16 Jan Johansson, composer

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

Sep 17 Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Sep 19 Brook Benton [Benjamin Franklin Peay], American soul vocalist (It's Just a Matter of Time, Rainy Night in Georgia), born in Lugoff, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Sep 24 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), born in London (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 George Chambers, American rock bassist and vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Carthage, Mississippi
  • Sep 27 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • Sep 28 John E Gilmore, tenor Saxophonist

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 10 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, dies at 78