Famous Deaths in September 1946

  • Sep 3 Paul Lincke, German composer and and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Paul Zech, German writer, dies at 65
  • Sep 9 Mynona, Polish writer (The Creator), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
  • Sep 13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist, dies at 71
  • Sep 16 James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, mathematician and astronomer (The Mysterious Universe), dies at 69
  • Sep 16 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63
  • Sep 17 Frank Burke, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Sep 20 Raimu [Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire], French actor (The Baker's Wife, Marius, Fanny), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Sep 21 Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo), dies at 66
  • Sep 21 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (b. 1971)
  • Sep 25 Heinrich George [Georg August Friedrich Hermann Schulz], German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex), dies at 52
  • Sep 28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies