September 1966 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 3 Donovan hits #1 with "Sunshine Superman"
  • Sep 10 Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks in the UK
  • Sep 11 Rolling Stones perform on Ed Sullivan Show
  • Sep 16 Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York
  • Sep 25 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Cello Concert premieres in Moscow

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Dino Cazares, American musician
  • Sep 4 Bireli Lagrene, French jazz guitarist, born in Alsace
  • Sep 7 Christopher Acland, musician
  • Sep 8 Carola, Swedish singer
  • Sep 8 Peter Furler, musician (Newsboys)
  • Sep 12 Ben Folds, American musician
  • Sep 14 Mike Cooley, American guitarist
  • Sep 18 Spike, guitarist (Ian Spice Breathe, Flash Cadillac) [or Feb 4]
  • Sep 20 Nuno Bettencourt, Azores, rock guitarist (Extreme-More Than Words)
  • Sep 22 Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer
  • Sep 26 Christos Dantis, Greek composer and singer
  • Sep 27 Lorenzo Cherubini, Italian singer (Jovanotti)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 6 Luigi Perrachio, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 9 Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 17 Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35
  • Sep 18 Fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85
  • Sep 18 Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 28 Lucky Millinder, bandleader/singer, dies