August 1948 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 20 of 20

2nd - Robert P Holdstock, UK, sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth)
2nd - Andy Fairweather Low, British guitarist
10th - Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
12th - Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)
13th - Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)
13th - Kathleen Battle, Portsmouth Ohio, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser)
13th - Tony Santini, rocker (Sha Na Na)
14th - Terry Adams, American musician (NRBQ)
15th - Charles Thomas "Tom" Johnston, American guitarist and vocalist (The Doobie Brothers), born in Visalia, California
15th - Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer
16th - Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
17th - Rod MacDonald, American musician
19th - Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
Rock Vocalist Robert PlantRock Vocalist Robert Plant (20th) 20th - Robert Plant, West Bromwich England, rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love)
23rd - Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
24th - Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
26th - Valerie Simpson, singer, Ashford's partner (Like a Rock), born in The Bronx, New York
27th - Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)
28th - Daniel Seraphine, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in Chicago, Illinois
31st - Rudolf Schenker, German guitarist (Scorpions)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

20th - David John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65
26th - Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50
27th - Oley Speaks, composer, dies at 74
27th - Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, composer, dies at 50

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