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Birthdays in Music in September 1914

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist
  • Sep 2 Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
  • Sep 5 Gail Kubik, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), born in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (d. 1984)
  • Sep 7 Hugo Pfister, Swiss composer, born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • Sep 7 Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia (d. 2012)
  • Sep 10 Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)
  • Sep 13 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Sep 14 Michael Spisak, Polish composer (d. 1965)
  • Sep 23 Norman Cazden, composer
  • Sep 24 Andrzej Panufnik, Polish composer (Tragic Overture), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 24 Hein Jordans, Dutch conductor, born in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • Sep 25 Frederick Wilhelm Sternfeld, Austrian musicologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • Sep 28 Jim Boyd, American country and western musician (Men of the West) (d. 1993)
  • Sep 28 Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, born in Zell am See, Salzburg, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2014)

About September 1914

How Old? 105 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)