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Birthdays in Music in September 1924

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 2009)
  • Sep 7 Hugh Aitken, American composer, born in New York City, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Leonard Rosenman, American composer (Rebel Without A Cause; Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • Sep 7 Bridie Gallagher, Irish singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from County Armagh), born in Donegal, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Sep 13 Maurice Jarre, French composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966), born in Lyon, France (d. 2009)
  • Sep 13 Harold Blair, Australian tenor and Aboriginal activist, born in Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland, Australia (d. 1976)
  • Sep 15 Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
  • Sep 16 Lauren Bacall, American actress and singer named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema (Dark Passage, Key Largo), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 19 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire (d.2015)
  • Sep 20 Gogi Grant [Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg], American singer (The Wayward Wind), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 25 Norman Ayrton, English actor and opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Sep 27 Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)

About September 1924

How Old? 95 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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