Famous Deaths in September 1937

  • Sep 2 Esther de Farmer-of Rich, actress (Kniertje-On hope of blessing), dies
  • Sep 2 Pierre de Coubertin, baron/revivor of Olympics, dies at 74
  • Sep 4 Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29
  • Sep 6 Henry Kimball Hadley, composer, dies at 65
  • Sep 10 Sergei Tretyakov, Russian constructivist writer, playwright and special correspondent for Pravda, executed by Stalinist regime at 47

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Sep 14 Tomáš Masaryk, Czech philosopher and 1st President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), dies at 87

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
  • Sep 15 Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48
  • Sep 21 Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer, dies at 72
  • Sep 23 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], American composer and singer, dies at 68
  • Sep 26 Bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43
  • Sep 29 Ray Ewry, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08), dies at 63