On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 1977

  • Sep 1 Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76
  • Sep 4 Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek folk singer, songwriter and guitarist, dies at 78
  • Sep 6 Guido Pannain, composer, dies at 85
  • Sep 6 Paul Burkhard, composer, dies at 65
  • Sep 7 Gustave Reese, composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, Disney's Fantasia), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • Sep 16 Marc Bolan, English rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong (Get It On)), dies in a car crash at 29
  • Sep 16 Maria Callas, American soprano (Carmen), dies in Paris at 53
  • Sep 17 Lou Hooper, Canadian jazz pianist, and educator, dies at 83
  • Sep 29 Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 30 Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist, guitarist and actress (Les Paul, Queen of Outer Space), dies from complications of alcohol abuse at 53