Famous People Born in September 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
  • Sep 2 Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Sleeping Beauty, Follow the Leader), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
  • Sep 4 Alexander Moyzes, Slovak composer, born in Kláštor pod Znievom, Slovensko (d. 1984)
  • Sep 4 Antanas Račiūnas, Lithuanian composer, born in Užliaušiai, Lithuania (d. 1984)
  • Sep 4 Han G. Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Ongerijmde life), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Sep 5 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • Sep 5 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli), born in Odessa, Ukraine [NS=Sept 18]
  • Sep 6 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • Sep 6 John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, born in Amsterdam (d. 1978)
  • Sep 6 Raymond Keane, American actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1973)
  • Sep 7 Philip Herschkowitz, Romanian composer, born in Iași, Romania (d. 1989)
  • Sep 8 Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
  • Sep 10 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Hooglied)
  • Sep 11 Roye England, creator and founder President of the Pendon Museum of Miniature Landscape and Transport, born in Perth, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Sep 12 Ruvim Pergament, composer, born in Petrozavodsk, Russia (d. 1965)
  • Sep 15 Kathryn Murray, American dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1999)

  • Sep 16 Annie Hermes, Dutch singer
  • Sep 16 Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando
  • Sep 17 Junius Richard Jayawardene, president (Sri Lanka, 1978-89)
  • Sep 17 Edgar Wayburn, American environmentalist
  • Sep 18 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli), born in Odessa, Ukraine [OS=Sept 5]
  • Sep 19 Dalibor Cyril Vačkář, Czech composer, born in Korčula, Croatia (d. 1984)
  • Sep 19 Massimo Freccia, Italian-American composer, born in Valdibure, Pistoia, Italy (d. 2004)
  • Sep 20 David Sheinfeld, American violinist and composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2001)
  • Sep 21 Derrick De Marney, British actor (The Girl Was Young, Inheritance), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • Sep 21 Henry Beachell, American plant breeder, born in Waverly, Nebraska (d. 2006)
  • Sep 22 Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor
  • Sep 22 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald"), born in Dresden, German Empire (d. 1967)
  • Sep 23 Willard F McMurry, musician
  • Sep 24 Victor Wong, American actor (Mission to Moscow, War Correspondent, King Kong), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1972)

Person of interestDmitri Shostakovich

Sep 25 Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer (The Gadfly), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1975)

  • Sep 25 Jaroslav Ježek, Czechoslovakian composer, born in Prague (d. 1942)
  • Sep 25 Madeleine Bourdouxhe, Belgian writer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Phyllis Pearsall, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 27 William Empson, English poet and critic (Milton's God), born in Hawdon, Yorkshire, England (d. 1984)
  • Sep 27 Jim Thompson, American author (The Killer Inside Me), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma (d. 1977)
  • Sep 30 Eamonn O Gallagher, composer
  • Sep 30 John I M Stewart, British detective writer (Comedy of Terrors)
  • Sep 30 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer