Famous People Who Died in September 1983

  • Sep 1 Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson, American politician (Sen-D-Wash), dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Larry McDonald, American congressman (b. 1935)
  • Sep 1 Lennox Brown, cricket leg spinner (3 wickets at 63 for South Africa), dies
  • Sep 3 Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926)
  • Sep 5 Antonio Mairena, flamenco singer (b. 1909)
  • Sep 7 Hans M√ľnch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 7 Henry Promnitz, South African cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies at 79
  • Sep 8 Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies
  • Sep 8 Ibrahim Abboud, 1st President and 4th Prime Minister of Sudan (1958-64), dies at 82
  • Sep 8 Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72
  • Sep 10 "John Vorster, South African Prime Minister (1966-78), dies at 67
  • Sep 10 Felix Bloch, Swiss-American nuclear physicist (1st Director of CERN, Nobel Prize for Physics 1952), dies at 77
  • Sep 10 Jon Brower Minnoch, American, world's heaviest recorded man at 1,400lb (635 kilograms; 100 stone), dies at 41
  • Sep 10 Norah Lofts, British author (The Town House), dies at 79
  • Sep 12 Sabin Carr, American athlete (Olympic gold pole vault 1928; WR 4.27m 1927), dies at 79
  • Sep 15 Johnny Hartman, American jazz ballad singer (John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - "My One And Only Love"), dies of lung cancer at 60
  • Sep 15 LeRoy Prinz, choreographer, dies at 88
  • Sep 15 Prince Far I [Michael Williams], Jamaican reggae deejay, producer and Rastafarian, killed during a robberya t his home at 38-ish
  • Sep 15 Willie Bobo [Correa], American jazz percussionist ("Evil Ways"), dies of cancer at 49
  • Sep 17 Humberto Madeiros, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 67
  • Sep 21 Andrew Brewin, Canadian lawyer and MP for Greenwood, dies at 76
  • Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, Scottish oratorio singer, dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Leopold III [Filip von Saksen-Coburg], King of the Belgians (from 1934, abdicated 1951), dies at 81
  • Sep 26 Tino Rossi, French singer and actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
  • Sep 27 Wilfred Burchett, Australian communist and writer (Catapult to Freedom), dies at 72
  • Sep 30 Freddy Martin, American orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin) and tenor saxophonist, dies at 76
  • Sep 30 William Elliott, American actor (Bridget Loves Bernie - "Otis"; Adam-12- "Officer Grant"), and jazz drummer, dies at 49