September 1978 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 10 "Timbuktu!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 243 performances
  • Sep 16 Grateful Dead perform in Cairo, Egypt
  • Sep 20 "Eubie!" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 439 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 28 Metal band Black Sabbath release their 8th album "Never Say Die", last to feature Ozzy Osbourne before he was fired

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 3 Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir) (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Cisco Adler, American singer
  • Sep 6 Tony Thaxton, drummer (Motion City Soundtrack)
  • Sep 7 G[eneral] A[ustin], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Sep 11 Ben Lee, Australian musician and singer
  • Sep 12 Michael Paget, Welsh guitarist (Bullet for My Valentine)
  • Sep 12 Ruben Studdard, American singer
  • Sep 14 Danielle Peck, country music singer
  • Sep 16 Matthew Rogers, American singer
  • Sep 20 Patrizio Buanne, Italian singer
  • Sep 20 Sarit Hadad, Israeli singer
  • Sep 27 Brad Arnold, American singer (3 Doors Down)
  • Sep 28 Bushido, German rapper
  • Sep 29 Gunner McGrath, American guitarist (Much the Same)
  • Sep 29 Kurt Nilsen, Norwegian singer

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 2 George Harrison marries Olivia

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 2 Singer Gloria Estefan (21) weds musician and producer Emilio Estefan (25)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Joe Negroni, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 37
  • Sep 6 Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 7 Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31

Rocker Keith Moon
Keith Moon
  • Sep 8 Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80