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 9 Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Petar Stojanovic, Serbian composer, dies at 80

Person of interestQi Baishi

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

Painter Qi Baishi
Qi Baishi
  • 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

Person of interestJean Sibelius

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

Composer Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius
  • 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