On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 1972

  • Sep 1 May Aufderheide, American ragtime composer (Dusty Rag), dies at 84
  • Sep 15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Turkish composer, one of "The Turkish Five" (Köçekçe - Dance Rhapsody for Orchestra), dies from a stroke at 66
  • Sep 19 Robert Casadesus, French pianist (b. 1899)
  • Sep 27 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
  • Sep 28 Maurice Thiriet, French composer, dies at 66