December 1948 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 25 of 25

3rd - Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist
Rock Vocalist Ozzy OsbourneRock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne (3rd) 3rd - Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon), born in Birmingham, England
4th - Southside Johnny Lyon, NJ, rocker (Asbury Jukes-Don't Want Go Home)
6th - Jonathan King, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon), born in London, England
6th - Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, Duesseldorf Germany, rocker (Stinker)
7th - Gary Morris, Fort Worth Tx, country singer/actor (Colbys)
7th - Mads Vinding, Danish bassist
9th - Dennis Dunaway, rocker
10th - Brendan Harkin, rocker
10th - Ralph Tavares, rocker
11th - Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer
12th - Ray Jackson, rock musician
13th - Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist (Steely Dan-Deacon Blues)
13th - Ted Nugent, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan
17th - Jim Alexander, rocker
17th - Jim Bonfanti, rocker (Raspberries-Go All the Way)
18th - Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)
18th - Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
20th - "Little" Stevie Wright, rocker (Easybeats)
20th - Alan Parsons, audio engineer/music producer (The Dark Side of the Moon, Let it Be), born in London, England
21st - Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician
25th - Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
25th - Merry Clayton, rocker
27th - Larry Byrom, rocker (Steppenwolf-Hour of the World)
Singer Donna SummerSinger Donna Summer (31st) 31st - Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

7th - Godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35
14th - Reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62
17th - Edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68

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