On This Day

Musicians Born in September 1934

  • Sep 2 Michael Sahl, composer
  • Sep 3 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1992)
  • Sep 3 Freddie King, American blues singer (Hideaway), born in Gilmer, Texas (d. 1976)
  • Sep 5 Carol Lawrence, American actress (West Side Story), born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Little Milton [James Milton Campbell], American blues singer and guitarist (Grits Ain't Groceries), born in Inverness, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Larry Sitsky, Australian composer, born in Tianjin. China
  • Sep 10 Vassil Kazandjiev, Bulgarian composer, born in Rousse
  • Sep 11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Little Burgundy, Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 16 George Chakiris, American actor (West Side Story), born in Norwood, Ohio
  • Sep 16 Ronnie Drew, Irish singer (The Dubliners), born in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland (d. 2008)

Person of interestBrian Epstein

Sep 19 Brian Epstein, English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1967)

Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager
Brian Epstein

Person of interestLeonard Cohen

Sep 21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter ("Hallelujah"; Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • Sep 26 Dick Heckstall-Smith, English jazz-blues saxophonist, born in Ludlow, Shropshire (d. 2004)
  • Sep 30 Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer

About September 1934

How Old? 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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