On This Day

Musicians Born in September 1938

  • Sep 6 Joan Tower, American composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 6 Henry Diltz, American music photographer (Woodstock; Monterey Pop Festival; album covers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 11 Charles Patrick, American do-wop singer and songwriter (The Monotones- "The Book of Love"). born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • 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 15 Sylvia Moy, American songwriter ("My Cherie Amour"; "This Old Heart Of Mine"; "It Takes Two"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • Sep 19 Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 20 Eric Gale, American jazz, R&B, session and touring guitarist (Negril; Stuff; Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony; Bob James; Grover Washington, Jr.), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • Sep 21 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Icelandic composer (Time and Water), born in Reykjavik, Iceland (d. 2019)
  • Sep 21 Yūji Takahashi, Japanese pianist and composer, born in Japan
  • Sep 22 Sol Amarfio, Ghanaian drummer and musician (Osibisa), born in Accra, Gold Coast
  • Sep 24 Steve Douglas [Kreisman], American session and touring saxophonist and flautist (Phil Spector; Duane Eddy; Beach Boys), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
  • 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? 82 or 83 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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