Birthdays in Music in 1922

  • Jan 2 Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, born in Alkmaar (d. 1992)
  • Jan 3 Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)
  • Jan 4 Frank Wess, flutist/saxophonist/composer, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 6 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer
  • Jan 8 Abbey Simon, American pianist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 16 Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
  • Jan 18 Yehezkiel Braun, composer
  • Jan 20 Ray Anthony, Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, American orchestra leader (Ray Anthony Show, Peter Gunn Theme)
  • Jan 30 Pal Jardanyi, composer
  • Feb 1 Renata Tebaldi, lyric soprano, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 2004)
  • Feb 11 Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, born in Cluj (d. 2007)
  • Feb 14 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle)
  • Feb 16 Geraint Evans, British opera vocalist (Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • Feb 17 Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)
  • Feb 19 Josef Matej, Czech composer, born in Brusperk (d. 1992)
  • Feb 21 Uroš Krek, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana (d. 2008)
  • Feb 22 Andre Asriel, composer
  • Feb 22 Felix Werder, composer
  • Feb 25 Matti Rautio, composer
  • Mar 2 Eric Feldbush, composer
  • Mar 2 Mario Zafred, composer
  • Mar 2 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis [Edward F. Davis], American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), born in Culver City, California (d. 1986)
  • Mar 3 Kazimierz Serocki, composer
  • Mar 8 Cyd Charisse [Tula Finklea], American dancer and actress (Singin' in the Rain), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Mar 11 Thom Kelling, Dutch singer/guitarist (Programa de Manha)
  • Mar 12 Thomas Hugh Eastwood, composer
  • Mar 14 Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)
  • Mar 20 Larry Elgart, bandleader/alto sax (Elgart Orch), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mar 24 Dave Appell, singer/musician/songwriter (In the Midnight Hour)
  • Mar 28 Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
  • Mar 30 German Germanovich Galinin, composer
  • Mar 30 Peter Jona Korn, composer

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Apr 3 Doris Day, "girl next door" actress (Pillow Talk), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • Apr 4 Elmer Bernstein, American movie music composer (Robot Monster), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 5 Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, born in Lodz, Poland (d. 2005)
  • Apr 7 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer
  • Apr 7 Mongo Santamaria, Cuban musician (d. 2003)
  • Apr 11 Alexander Raichev, composer
  • Apr 14 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
  • Apr 16 Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, born in Yonkers, New York (d. 2012)
  • Apr 22 Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus)
  • Apr 22 Lou Stein, pianist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 26 Paul-Andre Gaillard, composer
  • Apr 27 Daphne Anderson, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), born in London, England
  • Apr 29 Toots [Jean-Baptiste] Thielemans, Belgian-American jazz musician and composer, born in Brussels (d. 2016)
  • May 5 Jay D Miller, record producer
  • May 5 Phil Gordon, Meridian Miss, singer/actor (Jasper-Bev Hillbillies)
  • May 7 Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (d. 2006)
  • May 13 Bea Arthur, American comedian, singer and actress (Maude, The Golden Girls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • May 18 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), born in Aarhus, Denmark (d. 1983)
  • May 24 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), born in Tokyo (d. 2012)
  • May 29 Iannis Xenakis, Braila, Romania, Greek composer/architect/mathematician
  • Jun 3 Ivan Patachich, composer
  • Jun 4 Irwin Bazelon, Evanston Illinois, composer (Duo for Viola)
  • Jun 6 Ian Hamilton, composer
  • Jun 7 Hubert Du Plessis, composer

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Jun 10 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], American actress/singer (The Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • Jun 12 Leif Thybo, Danish composer and organist (d. 2001)
  • Jun 14 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jun 15 John Veale, English composer, born in Bromley, Kent (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Herbert Kelsey Jones, composer
  • Jun 17 Jerry Fielding, composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 23 Francis Thorne, American composer (Burlesque Overture), born in Bay Shore, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jun 24 Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
  • Jun 27 George Theophilus Walker, composer (Praise of Lillies), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 2 Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, composer
  • Jul 6 Francisco Moncion, dancer
  • Jul 7 Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)
  • Jul 14 Peter Andrew Tranchell, composer
  • Jul 24 Leo Kraft, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 26 Andrzej Koszewski, composer
  • Jul 27 Bob Thiele, record producer
  • Jul 30 Zbigniew Wiszniewski, composer
  • Aug 15 Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], composer (Prairie), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 25 Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer, songwriter and programmer, born in Hoogeveen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Aug 26 Lazar Nikolov, composer
  • Aug 29 Yorgos Sicilianos, Greek composer, born in Athens (d. 2005)
  • Aug 30 Regina Resnik, American mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Sep 3 Rosendo Ejercito Santos, composer
  • Sep 7 Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer
  • Sep 9 Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (d. 2000)
  • Sep 12 Jackson Mac Low, American poet and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Sep 13 Yma Sumac, [Chavarri], Ichocan Peru, 5 octave soprano (Omar Khayyam)
  • Sep 13 Charles Brown, American singer and pianist (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 Ray Steadman-Allen, English composer
  • Sep 20 Frank Comstock, SD California, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
  • Sep 20 William Kapell, American pianist (d. 1953)
  • Sep 20 Franco Ventriglia, American opera singer, born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • Sep 21 Lode Backx, Flemish pianist
  • Sep 24 Cornell MacNeil, US, singer/actor (La Traviata)
  • Sep 27 James Wilson, composer
  • Oct 1 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer
  • Oct 2 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), born in Ostrava (d. 2006)
  • Oct 3 Marcel van Thienen, composer
  • Oct 7 Martha Stewart, Bardwell Ky, singer/actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face)
  • Oct 8 Svend Westergaard, composer
  • Oct 9 Raymond Wilding-White, composer
  • Oct 13 Alan Scott, Haddonfield NJ, TV host/songwriter (Spin the Picture)
  • Oct 13 Gilberto Mendes, composer
  • Oct 17 Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian composer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 18 Camillo Togni, composer
  • Oct 28 Gershon Kingsley, German composer
  • Oct 29 Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Show)
  • Oct 31 Illinois Jacquet, American saxophonist (d. 2004)
  • Nov 4 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer
  • Nov 6 Lars Edlund, Swedish composer, born inKarlstad, Värmland County (d. 2013)
  • Nov 7 Al Hirt, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 9 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress/singer/dancer (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 14 Marina Candael, Flemish dancer/choreography (Rhapsody in Blue)
  • Nov 15 Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)
  • Nov 22 Fikret Dzhamil Amirov, Kirovabad Russia, Azerbaijani composer (Shur)
  • Nov 25 Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, born in Poruba (d. 2013)
  • Nov 30 Robert Evett, composer
  • Dec 8 Jean Ritchie, American folk singer, born in Viper, Kentucky
  • Dec 10 Allen Dwight Sapp, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Dec 11 Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • Dec 17 Hubert H A Beckers, Curacaoan opera singer
  • Dec 31 Rex Allen, Wilcox Az, cowboy singer (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor)