Singers in History (Part 13)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 3,927

  • 1943-04-15 Mighty Sam McClain, American soul and blues singer-songwriter, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1943-04-22 Mel Carter, singer (Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me)
  • 1943-04-24 Richard Sterban, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1943-04-26 Gary Wright, singer, dream weaver (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • 1943-04-28 Fantastic Johnny C[orley], US singer (Boogaloo down Broadway)
  • 1943-04-28 Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
  • 1943-04-29 Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
  • 1943-04-30 Bobby Vee, American pop singer (Night has a Thousand Eyes), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2016)
  • 1943-05-04 Nickolas Ashford, SC, singer (Ashford & Simpson-Solid as a Rock)
  • 1943-05-04 Stella Parton, sister of Dolly Parton/singer (A Woman's Touch)
  • 1943-05-05 Raphael [Miguel Rafael Martos Sánchez], Spanish singer, born in Linares
  • 1943-05-08 Toni Tennille, American singer-songwriter, keyboardist (Captain & Tennille) and female Beach Boy, born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1943-05-13 Mary Wells, singer (My Guy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943-05-17 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • 1943-05-20 Al Bano, Italian singer
  • 1943-05-25 Leslie Uggams, American singer/actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-05-25 Jessi Colter, [Miriam Johnson], American country singer (I'm Not Lisa), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1943-05-27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1943-06-01 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • 1943-06-14 Muff [Mervyn] Winwood, singer (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)

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1943-06-17 Barry Manilow [Barry Alan Pincus], American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs), born in New York City

Musician Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
  • 1943-06-18 Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer
  • 1943-06-21 Salomé, Spanish singer
  • 1943-06-26 Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lancashire, England

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1943-06-29 Little Eva [Eva Boyd], American pop singer (Locomotion), born in Belhaven, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva
  • 1943-07-03 Judith Durham, Australian singer (The Seekers), born in Essendon, Victoria
  • 1943-07-05 Robbie Robertson [Jamie], Canadian-American singer-songwriter and rock guitarist (The Band), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1943-07-07 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • 1943-07-22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-07-28 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1943-07-28 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • 1943-07-31 Lobo [Kent Lavoie], American singer-songwriter, born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1943-08-02 Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • 1943-08-04 Tina Cole, singer (King Cousins)/actress (Katie-My 3 Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1943-08-05 Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Help Me Make It Through the Night), born in Orange County, California (d. 2005)
  • 1943-08-07 Lana Cantrell, Australian singer (Those Were the Days), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1943-08-10 Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], American singer (Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-09-02 Joe Simon, US singer (Power of Love)
  • 1943-09-07 Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer
  • 1943-09-12 Maria Muldaur, singer (Midnight at the Oasis), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1943-09-20 Roek Williams, [Willemze], Dutch singer
  • 1943-09-22 Toni Basil, American singer
  • 1943-09-23 Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
  • 1943-09-30 Marilyn McCoo, host/singer (Solid Gold, 5th Dimension), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1943-10-06 Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
  • 1943-10-11 Gene Watson, Palestine Tx, country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff)
  • 1943-10-22 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943-10-28 Conny Froboess, German singer
  • 1943-11-01 Salvatore Adamo, popular singer

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1943-11-07 Joni Mitchell, [Roberta J Anderson], Canadian singer (Clouds), born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • 1943-11-11 Karin Kent, [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch singer
  • 1943-11-12 Jimmy "Bro" Hayes, US singer (Persuasions-Under the Boardwalk)
  • 1943-11-16 Winfred "Blue" Lovett, US singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live)
  • 1943-11-30 J[ames] J[ay] Barnes, US gospel/singer (Please Let Me In)
  • 1943-11-30 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)

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1943-12-08 Jim Morrison, American poet and singer (The Doors), born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Rocker Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison

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1943-12-31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • 1944-01-06 Van McCoy, US soul singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle)
  • 1944-01-07 Mike McGear, singer (Paul McCartney's brother), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1944-01-10 Frank Sinatra Jr, American singer/bandleader (Golddigers), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1944-01-16 Jim Stafford, Eloise Fla, singer (Spiders & Snakes, My Girl Bill)
  • 1944-01-17 Françoise Hardy, French singer
  • 1944-01-19 Laurie London, English singer
  • 1944-01-23 Jerry Lawson, US singer (Persuasions-Under the Boardwalk)
  • 1944-01-24 Klaus Nomi, German singer (d. 1983)
  • 1944-01-28 Arnold Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1944-02-03 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • 1944-03-04 Bobby Womack, American R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1944-03-05 Lucio Battisti, Italian pop singer and composer, dies of cancer at 55
  • 1944-03-07 Townes Van Zandt, Texas, singer/songwriter (Kathleen, Loretta), (d. 1997)
  • 1944-03-08 Palito Ortega, Argentine singer and actor
  • 1944-03-17 John Sebastian, American singer (Loving Spoonful, Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-03 Tony Orlando, American singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-05 Nicholas Caldwell, Rhythm and Blues singer (Whispers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1944-04-07 Carol Grimes, British singer (Delivery), born in London, England
  • 1944-04-12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], German-born Canadian rock singer (Steppenwolf), born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany
  • 1944-04-12 Karel Kryl, folk singer
  • 1944-04-15 Dave Edmunds, Wales, singer/guitarist (Rockpile-Baby I Love You)
  • 1944-04-15 Gerard Schoenaker, Dutch singer (Les Baroques)
  • 1944-04-24 [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)
  • 1944-04-27 Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
  • 1944-04-27 Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
  • 1944-05-01 Rita Coolidge, singer (Higher & Higher, We're All Alone), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1944-05-04 Peggy Santiglia, Belleville, New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (Angels)
  • 1944-05-10 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2013)
  • 1944-05-12 James Purify, US singer (I'm Your Puppet)
  • 1944-05-13 Carolyn Franklin, US singer/songwriter (Baby Baby Baby, Angel)
  • 1944-05-17 Jesse Winchester, singer/songwriter (Learn to Love it), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2014)
  • 1944-05-20 Boudouin de Groot, Dutch singer (Good night mister president)
  • 1944-05-21 Marcie Blane, American singer, born in New York City
  • 1944-05-24 Patti LaBelle, [Holt], singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-05-28 Gladys Knight, singer, leader of Pips (Last Train), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1944-05-28 Gary Stewart, American country singer (She's Actin' Single), born in Jenkins, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • 1944-06-04 Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944-06-05 Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
  • 1944-06-12 Maurice Jackson, US singer (Independents-Leaving You)
  • 1944-06-18 Sandy Posey, American singer
  • 1944-06-21 Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks), born in London
  • 1944-06-22 Peter Asher, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in London, England
  • 1944-06-23 Rosetta Hightower, American singer (Don't Hang Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)

Weddings in Music

Divorces in Music

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1201 - 1,205 of 1,205

  • 2017-04-03 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, dies at 84
  • 2017-07-20 Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), commits suicide at 41
  • 2017-08-08 Glen Campbell, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), dies at 81
  • 2017-08-19 Bea Wain, American singer and radio host (Deep Purple, Heart and Soul), dies at 100
  • 2017-09-08 Donald "Don" Williams, American country singer (I Believe in You), dies from emphysema at 78