Organists in History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 120 of 120

  • 1926-01-21 Brian Brockless, English organist (d. 1995)
  • 1926-08-10 Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
  • 1926-09-14 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1928-05-30 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch Harpsichordist, organist and conductor
  • 1930-02-11 C H Dearnley, organist
  • 1931-01-24 Ib Norholm, Danish composer and organist, born in Søborg, Gladsaxe
  • 1934-03-14 Shirley Scott, swing/blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine)
  • 1934-05-24 Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist
  • 1936-04-03 Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist
  • 1941-01-17 Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist
  • 1941-05-12 Anthony Newman, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-10-25 Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)
  • 1944-11-12 Booker T Jones, organist [or Dec 11]
  • 1944-12-07 Daniel Chorzempa, American organist
  • 1944-12-11 Booker T Jones, US organist (Booker T & MGs-Green Onions) [or Nov 12]
  • 1945-04-20 Jimmy Winston, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park), born in London, England
  • 1947-03-11 Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • 1948-02-07 Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
  • 1971-08-21 Matthew Noonan, American Concert Organist
  • 1980-01-13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist

Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 103 of 103

  • 2010-12-19 Trudy Pitts, American jazz organist, pianist, and vocalist (b. 1932)
  • 2012-01-16 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor, dies at 87
  • 2014-06-09 Gerd Zacher, German composer and organist, dies at 84