Birthdays in Music in 1933

  • Jan 1 Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer
  • Jan 10 Akira Miyoshi, composer
  • Jan 11 Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • Jan 17 Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
  • Jan 20 Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 23 Chita Rivera, actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 23 Joel Spiegelman, composer
  • Jan 24 Zeke Carey, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You), born in Bluefield, West Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Jan 30 Richard Dufallo, clarinetist/conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 8 Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
  • Feb 14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
  • Feb 14 Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
  • Feb 17 Bobby Lewis, singer (Tossin' & Turnin'), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 18 Elisabeth S "Elly" Belder-Ameling, Dutch soprano

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Feb 18 Yoko Ono Lennon, [Mrs John Lennon], singer and artist, born in Tokyo, Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Feb 21 Nina Simone, [Eunice Waymon], Tyron NC, vocalist/pianist (Porgy)
  • Feb 22 Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Mar 1 Istvan Lang, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest
  • Mar 3 Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexico, spanish singer (Murmullos)
  • Mar 4 Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer
  • Mar 5 Norbert Linke, composer
  • Mar 6 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer
  • Mar 8 Johnny Dollar, American country and rockabilly singer, born in Kilgore, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Mar 9 Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)
  • Mar 9 William Francis McBeth, composer
  • Mar 9 William McBeth, Ropesville, Texas, composer, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 10 Bernadetta Matuszczak, composer
  • Mar 13 Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)

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Mar 14 Quincy Jones Jr, composer/singer (We Are The World), born in Chicago, Illinois

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr
  • Mar 15 Cecil Perceval Taylor, composer/jazz pianist (U of Wisconsin)
  • Mar 15 Ronald Roseman, composer
  • Mar 20 Jacquez Guyonnet, composer
  • Mar 23 Norman Bailey, British bass-baritone (Flying Dutchman)
  • Mar 24 David Harries, composer
  • Mar 28 Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist (d. 1997)
  • Apr 4 Seoirse Bodley, composer
  • Apr 8 Jaroslav Smolka, composer
  • Apr 10 Philip Corner, composer
  • Apr 10 Rokusuke Ei, Japanese lyricist and author
  • Apr 12 Montserrat Caballé, Spanish soprano
  • Apr 13 Shani Wallis, Ireland, singer/actress (Oliver)
  • Apr 14 Morton Subotnick, composer (Wild Bull), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 15 Roy Clark, Meherrin, Virginia, American country singer (Hee Haw, The Tonight Show)
  • Apr 16 Perry Botkin Jr, orchestra leader (Bert Convy Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
  • Apr 25 Jerry Leiber, songwriter (Leiber & Stoller)
  • Apr 28 Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
  • Apr 28 Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
  • Apr 29 Darijan Bozic, composer
  • Apr 29 Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist
  • Apr 29 Rod McKuen, American singer/composer (Alone, Beatsville), born in Oakland, California

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Apr 29 Willie Nelson, American country singer (On the Road Again), born in Abbott, Texas

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • May 2 Bunk Gardner, musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Cleveland Ohio

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May 3 James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • May 7 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer
  • May 13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • May 13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • May 14 Frank Harte, Irish singer and song collector
  • May 21 Maurice André, French trumpeter, (d. 2012)
  • May 22 John Browning, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956), born in Denver, Colorado
  • May 29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
  • Jun 2 Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
  • Jun 15 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
  • Jun 17 Christian Ferras, French violinist/conductor
  • Jun 18 Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
  • Jun 22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
  • Jun 26 Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symph-1982)
  • Jun 28 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer
  • Jul 2 David Benjamin Lewin, composer
  • Jul 9 Nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
  • Jul 10 Jerry Herman, Broadway composer (Hello Dolly)
  • Jul 14 Del Reeves, singer/guitarist
  • Jul 15 Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • Jul 15 Julian Bream, guitarist
  • Jul 16 Sollie McElroy, R&B singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops)
  • Jul 18 Raymund Murray Schafer, Canada, composer (Patria), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Jul 20 Buddy Knox, American rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), born in Happy, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Jul 20 Jose Vicente Asuar, composer
  • Jul 26 Lance Percival, actor/singer (Darling Lili, Our Miss Fred)
  • Jul 27 Nick Reynolds, folk musician (The Kingston Trio), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 4 Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer/ballet dancer (Painted Birds)
  • Aug 8 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington, Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), born in Rogers, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Aug 11 Justin Connolly, composer
  • Aug 11 Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
  • Aug 15 Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)
  • Aug 15 Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool)
  • Aug 17 Mark Dinning, American singer (d. 1986)
  • Aug 21 Janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)
  • Aug 25 Wayne Shorter, American jazz musician (Weather Report), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 30 Arne Mellnas, composer
  • Sep 1 Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin')
  • Sep 1 Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 3 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • Sep 3 Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 5 Vincent McDermott, composer
  • Sep 8 Eric Salzman, composer
  • Sep 8 Asha Bhonsle, Indian singer
  • Sep 13 Arif Melikov, composer
  • Sep 15 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
  • Sep 16 George Chakiris, Norwood Ohio, actor (West Side Story)
  • Sep 18 Jimmie Rodgers, WA, singer/guitarist (Jimmie Rodgers Show, Honey Comb)
  • Sep 18 Manfred Niehaus, composer
  • Sep 22 Leonardo Balada, composer
  • Sep 25 Erik Darling, folk singer (Rooftop Singers), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Sep 25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Oct 1 Olga Pozzi Escot, composer
  • Oct 2 Dimiter Khristov, composer
  • Oct 2 Phill Niblock, composer
  • Oct 13 Adam Kaczynski, composer
  • Oct 27 Floyd Cramer, La, hall of fame pianist (Last Date, On the Rebound)
  • Nov 3 John Barry, English composer
  • Nov 6 Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • Nov 7 George Tibbits, composer
  • Nov 10 Mack Rice, musician and songwriter (Mustang Sally), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • Nov 16 Garrett "Garnet" Mimms, Ashland West Virginia, singer (Enchanters-Cry Baby)
  • Nov 18 Jacques Charpentier, composer
  • Nov 21 Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Oklahoma, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • Nov 23 Krzysztof Penderecki, Debica Poland, composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima")
  • Nov 25 Ramiro Cortes, composer

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Nov 26 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 2007)

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • Nov 29 John Mayall, MacClesfield England, pop musician (Don't Washed Me Time)
  • Dec 1 Lou Rawls, vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Dec 5 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator
  • Dec 6 Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, composer
  • Dec 14 Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I left my heart in SF)
  • Dec 15 Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)
  • Dec 21 Miklos Kocsar, composer
  • Dec 29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist