Birthdays in Music in 1933

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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