Famous Deaths in September 1952

  • Sep 6 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54

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Sep 6 Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) and musical performer, dies of liver and abdominal cancer at 54

Actress and Musical Performer Gertrude Lawrence
Actress and Musical Performer
Gertrude Lawrence
  • Sep 9 Joseph Allen Sr, American actor, dies at 79
  • Sep 10 Youssef Aftimus, Lebanese civil engineer and architect (b. 1866)
  • Sep 14 Alexander Xaver Gwerder, Swiss writer, commits suicide at 29
  • Sep 18 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Dreamy), dies
  • Sep 19 Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Presento il mio Ticino), dies
  • Sep 22 Cor Ruys, actor (Princess Stage), dies at 62
  • Sep 22 Kaarlo Juho StÃ¥hlberg, first President of Finland (b. 1865)
  • Sep 26 George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88
  • Sep 28 Paul Hastings Allen, composer, dies at 68
  • Sep 29 John Cobb, British racing driver (b. 1899)
  • Sep 30 Waldorf Astor, House of Lords & Commons/owner of Observer, dies