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Birthdays in Music in September 1921

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Matt Higgins Doran, American composer, born in Covington, Kentucky
  • Sep 3 Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor, born in Surbiton, London (d. 1971)
  • Sep 7 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist and composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Sep 8 Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
  • Sep 8 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2001)
  • Sep 9 Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
  • Sep 15 Jan Frank Fischer, composer
  • Sep 16 Fritz Geissler, German composer, born in Wurzen, Saxony (d. 1984)
  • Sep 16 John Hendricks, American lyricist and singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Sep 19 Billy Ward, American singer and songwriter (Billy Ward and his Dominoes), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 24 Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • Sep 28 Ilhan Usmanbas, composer

About September 1921

How Old? 98 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)