September 1944 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 28 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Archie Bell, US singer (& the Drells-Tighten up)
  • Sep 1 Leonard Slatkin, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 3 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 4 Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)
  • Sep 10 Thomas Allen, British opera singer

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Sep 12 Barry White, singer (Love's Theme), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2003)

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  • Sep 13 Peter Cetera, lead singer (Chicago-25 or 6 to 4, Old Days), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Joey Heatherton, dancer/actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • Sep 16 Betty Kelly, rocker (Martha Reeves & Vandellas), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 18 Michael Franks, rocker
  • Sep 18 RocĂ­o Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • Sep 21 Jesse Ed Davis, Native American guitarist, born in Norman, Oklahoma (d. 1988)
  • Sep 25 Eugenia Zukerman, flutist/novelist (Deceptive Cadence), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Sep 29 Mike Post, composer (Rockford Files, Hill St Blues, Magnum PI)
  • Sep 30 Diane Dufresne, French Canadian singer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75
  • Sep 7 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
  • Sep 25 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer, dies at 43
  • Sep 26 Ernst Isler, Swiss organist ad critic, dies at 64