September 1936 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 David Leonard Blake, composer
  • Sep 5 Cornelius Boyson, American bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)

Person of interestBuddy Holly

Sep 7 Buddy Holly [Charles Holley], American musician (Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 1959)

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly
  • Sep 7 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Sep 9 Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter, composer
  • Sep 21 Dickey Lee, American singer and songwriter (Patches), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 21 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Booba [Roosevelt Melvin] Barnes, American blues guitarist, born in Longwood, Washington County, Mississippi (d. 1996)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 14 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 15 Bela Anton Szabados, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 19 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (b. 1860)