On This Day

September 1958 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 29 "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (d. 2002)
  • Sep 4 George Hurley, American drummer (Minutemen), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Sep 5 Lars Danielsson, Swedish musician (Summerwind), born in Gothenburg
  • Sep 6 Buster Bloodvessel [Douglas Trendle], English singer (Bad Manners), born in London
  • Sep 6 Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer (Missa Solis- Requiem for Eli), born in Perth, Australia
  • Sep 7 Nadieh [Karin Meis], Dutch singer, guitarist and composer (Haifa Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 David Lewis, American R&B-pop guitarist and singer (Atlantic Starr-Touch A Four Leaf Clover; Always), born in White Plains, New York
  • Sep 8 Michael Lardie, American rock keyboard player, guitarist and producer (Great White; Night Ranger), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Sep 11 Mick Talbot, English rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're The Best Thing), born in Wimbledon, London
  • Sep 15 Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Sep 16 Terry McBride, American singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You), born in Austin, Texas
  • Sep 17 Manfred Honeck, Austrian conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra), born in Nenzing, Austria
  • Sep 19 Lita Ford, English-American vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), born in London, England
  • Sep 22 Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Person of interestAndrea Bocelli

Sep 22 Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor (The Prayer), born in Lajatico, Italy

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • Sep 23 Danielle Dax, British avant-garde rock musician, producer and album art designer, born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Sep 26 Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • Sep 27 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 28 Med Lucart, rock musician (Wall of Voodoo)
  • Sep 30 Marty Stuart, Philadelphia Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)
  • Sep 30 Rodwell Biggie Tembo Marasha, musician

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 11 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), dies at 65