On This Day

September 1933 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Conway Twitty [Harold Jenkins], American country and rockabilly singer-songwriter ("Linda On My Mind"; "There's a Honky Tonk Angel (Who'll Take Me Back In)"), born in Friars Point, Mississippi (d. 1993)
  • Sep 1 Marshall Lytle, American Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), born in Old Fort, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Sep 2 Rick Lewis, American doo-wop tenor (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Sep 3 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • Sep 3 Tompall Glaser, American singer (Glaser Brothers - "Getting To Me Again"), born in Spalding, Nebraska (d. 2013)
  • Sep 5 Vincent McDermott, American composer, born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Sep 8 Eric Salzman, American composer (New Musical Theater), born in New York City (d. 2017)
  • Sep 8 Asha Bhonsle, Indian playback singer, born in Sangli, British India
  • Sep 15 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor, born in Burgos, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Sep 18 (James Frederick) "Jimmie" Rodgers, American pop singer and guitarist ("Honey Comb" ; “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling In Love Again”), born in Camas, Washington (d. 2021)
  • Sep 18 Manfred Niehaus, German composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Sep 22 Leonardo Balada, Catalan American composer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Sep 24 Mel Taylor, American rock drummer (The Ventures - "Walk, Don't Run"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Erik Darling, American folk musician (Rooftop Singers), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Sep 25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Sep 30 Emily "Cissy" Houston [née Drinkard], American soul and gospel singer, and Whitney's mother, born in Newark, New Jersey