September 1949 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 10 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" closes at Broadway NYC after 76 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • Sep 4 [Adolf] Dado Topić, Croatian musician (Time, Dragonfly), born in Siverić)
  • Sep 5 David "Clem" Clempson, English rocker (Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Sep 6 Jimmy Litherland, English rocker (Mitarbeit), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Sep 7 Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 10 Barriemore Barlow, rocker (Jethro Tull)
  • Sep 12 Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London
  • Sep 14 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Seneca, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • Sep 14 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003)
  • Sep 14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Sep 18 Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Sep 20 Jan Hendriks, guitarist (Doe Maar)
  • Sep 22 David Coverdale, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Person of interestBruce Springsteen

Sep 23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • Sep 26 Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
  • Sep 27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • Sep 29 George Dalaras, Greek singer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 8 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
  • Sep 11 Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
  • Sep 20 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer, dies at 45
  • Sep 24 Pierre de Bréville, French composer, author and professor (Une histoire du théâtre lyrique en France), dies at 88