Famous Deaths in September 1964

  • Sep 1 George Georgescu, composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 2 Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese gen/pres (1951-58), dies at 70
  • Sep 2 Morris Ankrum, actor (Kronos, Earth vs Flying Saucers), dies at 67
  • Sep 2 Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (b. 1900)
  • Sep 2 Alvin York, famed American WWI soldier (Medal of Honor), led attack on German machine gun nest, dies at 76
  • Sep 3 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)
  • Sep 4 W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71
  • Sep 9 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 14 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
  • Sep 15 Robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • Sep 16 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
  • Sep 18 Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84
  • Sep 18 Clive Bell, English art critic (b. 1881)
  • Sep 21 Jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop
  • Sep 26 Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
  • Sep 26 Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82
  • Sep 28 George Dyson, composer, dies at 81
  • Sep 28 Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian (Marx Bros), dies at 75
  • Sep 28 Nacio Herb Brown, dies
  • Sep 29 Robert Burton, actor (Dr Gordon-Kings Row), dies at 69