September 1983 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 4 "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Royale NYC after 747 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 12 Carly Smithson, Irish singer
  • Sep 13 James Bourne, English musician

Person of interestAmy Winehouse

Sep 14 Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011)

  • Sep 17 Jennifer Peña, American singer
  • Sep 20 Yuna Ito, Japanese singer and actress
  • Sep 26 Samantha Hammel, American record producer and actress
  • Sep 27 Travis MacRae, Canadian singer-songwriter

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Antonio Mairena, flamenco singer (b. 1909)
  • Sep 7 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 15 Willie Bobo, jazz drummer (Cos), dies at 49
  • Sep 15 Prince Far I, reggae deejay, producer and Rastafarian
  • Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, Scottish oratorio singer, dies at 88
  • Sep 26 Tino Rossi, French singer and actor, dies at 76
  • Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
  • Sep 30 Freddy Martin, American orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76