September 1955 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 6 "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • Sep 17 "Ankles Aweigh" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • Sep 24 "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Person of interestSteve Jones

Sep 3 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
  • Sep 10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • Sep 13 Joe Morris, American musician
  • Sep 16 Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer
  • Sep 19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • Sep 25 Adelmo "Zucchero" Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna)
  • Sep 25 Steven Severin, British pop bassist (Siouxsie & Banshees-Wild Thing)
  • Sep 26 Carlene Carter, country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 30 Frankie Kennedy, flute player

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 18 Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 2 Rudolf Kattnigg, composer, dies at 60