September 1937 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 7 Olly Wilson, American composer and founder of TIMARA, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Sep 10 Paul Martin Palombo, composer
  • Sep 11 Iosif Kobzon, Soviet singer and Russian businessman
  • Sep 18 Norman Dinnerstein, composer
  • Sep 20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (d. 2005)
  • Sep 25 Michael Gibbs, jazz composer
  • Sep 25 Thomas Kessler, Swiss composer, born in Zurich
  • Sep 28 Edward Applebaum, composer
  • Sep 30 Valentin Vasil'yevich Sil'vestrov, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 Giovanni Salviucci, Italian composer, dies at 29
  • Sep 6 Henry Kimball Hadley, composer, dies at 65
  • Sep 23 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], American composer and singer, dies at 68
  • Sep 26 Bessie Smith, American blues singer nicknamed the "Empress of Blues" (over 200 songs), dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43