September 1924 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 2009)
  • Sep 7 Hugh Aitken, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Leonard Rosenman, American TV composer (Marcus Welby MD), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 7 Bridie Gallagher, singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from County Armagh), born in Donegal, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Sep 13 Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966)
  • Sep 13 Harold Blair, Australian tenor, Aboriginal activist (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], singer (The Wayward Wind), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 25 Norman Ayrton, opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK)
  • Sep 27 Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 11 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, Polish organ virtuoso and composer (1904 Organ Concerto), dies at 57
  • Sep 13 Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 15 Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66