On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1957

  • Sep 1 Helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83
  • Sep 1 Dennis Brain, British classical horn player (Serenade), killed in a car wreck at 38
  • Sep 2 William Alexander Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur), dies at 90
  • Sep 11 Petar Stojanovic, Serbian composer, dies at 80

Qi Baishi

Sep 16 Qi Baishi, Chinese painter famous for whimsical and playful watercolor paintings, dies at 93

  • Sep 17 John W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81
  • Sep 19 Reginald Aldworth Daly, Canadian-American Geologist who independently developed the theory of magmatic stopping, dies at 86

Jean Sibelius

Sep 20 Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer (Valse Triste; Finlandia), dies at 91

  • Sep 21 Haakon VII, King of Norway (1905-57), dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Soemu Toyoda, Japanese admiral during World War II, dies at 72
  • Sep 28 Albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies
  • Sep 28 Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, Uruguayan composer, dies at 67