On This Day

Birthdays in Music in September 1918

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 4 Gerald Wilson, American jazz trumpeter and orchestra leader (Redd Foxx), born in Shelby, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Sep 13 Ray Charles, American orchestra leader (Perry Como), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Sep 22 Archibald James Potter, composer
  • Sep 22 Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto)
  • Sep 29 Harold Laurence Walters, composer

About September 1918

How Old? 101 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)