On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1934

  • Sep 2 (Ruggiero) "Russ" Columbo, American pop baritone singer ("You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love"), songwriter ("Prisoner of Love"), actor (Wake Up And Dream), and violinist, is accidentally shot to death at 26
  • Sep 2 Alcide Nunez, American musician (b. 1884)
  • Sep 2 James Allan, New Zealand rugby union player All Black, dies at 73
  • Sep 9 Roger Fry, English artist and art critic, dies at 67
  • Sep 10 George Henschel, German-British baritone, pianist, conductor, and composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 12 Catherine Breshkovsky, Babushka/Grandmother of Russian revolution, dies at 90
  • Sep 15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 17 Edmund van der Straeten, German composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 18 Marie Shotwell, American actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
  • Sep 22 Cecil Chubb, English barrister, gifted monument Stonehenge to the British nation, dies at 58
  • Sep 24 Edwin H. Lemare, British organist and composer (Andantino in D-flat, also known as "Moonlight and Roses"), dies at 69