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Birthdays in Music in September 1938

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 6 Joan Tower, American composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 11 Charles Patrick, American rocker (The Monotones)
  • Sep 12 Judy Clay [Guions], American soul and gospel singer, born in St Paul, North Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Tatiana Troyanos, American mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 19 Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 19 Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (Point of Departure: Fire Dance Fire Song), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Sep 20 Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • Sep 21 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Sep 21 YĆ«ji Takahashi, Japanese pianist and composer, born in Japan
  • Sep 28 Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer (Stand by Me), born in Henderson, North Carolina (d. 2015)

About September 1938

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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