September 1947 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 27 "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 3 Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland
  • Sep 6 Sylvester [James Jr], American singer-songwriter (Do Ya Wanna Funk), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • Sep 8 Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
  • Sep 9 David Rosenboom, composer
  • Sep 14 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 18 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
  • Sep 19 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
  • Sep 20 Mia Martini, Italian singer (d. 1995)
  • Sep 23 Don Grolnick, jazz musician
  • Sep 23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 25 John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)
  • Sep 26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Sep 28 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • Sep 30 Marc Bolan, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong), born in London, England

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 12 Harry Rowe Shelley, composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 28 Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58