September 1948 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 4 "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • Sep 6 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Sep 9 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Sep 15 "Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • Sep 16 "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Sep 16 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 performances
  • Sep 18 "Hilarities (of 1949)" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • Sep 20 "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Sep 25 "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • Sep 27 "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Linda "Tui" Tillery, American singer-songwriter (The Loading Zone), born in San Francisco
  • Sep 3 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 4 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer
  • Sep 6 Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Sep 11 John Martyn, British musician, born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • Sep 12 Luis Lima, Argentine tenor, born in C√≥rdoba, Argentina
  • Sep 14 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • Sep 16 Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 19 Mihai Timofti, director and actor (Lautarii), born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
  • Sep 22 Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
  • Sep 24 Heinz Chur, German composer

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

Sep 26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • Sep 29 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • Sep 29 Theo J√∂rgensmann, German jazz clarinetist