Singers in History (Part 7)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 3,878

  • 1930-03-13 Jan Howard, American singer
  • 1930-03-19 Bill Henderson, jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1930-03-28 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
  • 1930-04-12 Betty Clooney, Maysville Ky, singer (Jack Paar Show)
  • 1930-04-17 Genevieve, singer (Jack Paar Show, Scruples), born in Paris, France
  • 1930-05-01 Little Walter [Marion Walter Jacobs], blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player, born in Marksville, Louisiana (d. 1968)
  • 1930-06-03 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer, born in Pittsburgh (d. 2007)
  • 1930-06-04 Morgana King, jazz singer/actress (The Godfather)
  • 1930-06-09 Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • 1930-06-25 Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • 1930-06-30 June Valli, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1930-07-25 Annie Ross, British jazz singer
  • 1930-08-06 Abbey Lincoln, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1930-09-23 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2004)

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • 1930-09-28 Tommy Collins, [Leonard Sipes], country singer (Don't Growl)
  • 1930-09-29 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)

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1930-10-01 Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 1930-10-14 Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
  • 1930-10-29 Omara Portuondo, Cuban singer
  • 1930-12-31 Odetta [Odetta Holmes], American folk singer (Sanctuary), actress and civil rights activist, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2008)
  • 1931-01-20 Earl Grant, Idabel, Oklahoma, American musician and singer (Ebb Tide, Winter Wonderland)
  • 1931-01-22 Sam Cooke, soul singer (You Send Me), born in Clarksdale Mississippi (d. 1964)
  • 1931-01-27 Rudi Maugeri, singer (The Crew Cuts), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2004)
  • 1931-03-06 Carmen Delavallade, US dancer/singer/actress (Aida)
  • 1931-03-10 Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1931-03-16 Betty Johnson, Guilford County NC, singer (Jack Paar Show, I Dreamed)
  • 1931-03-30 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Hi Yo Silver)
  • 1931-04-29 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, born in Glasgow (d. 2002)
  • 1931-05-07 Teresa Brewer, singer (Put Another Nickel In), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-05-27 Kenny Price, Florence Ky, country singer (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw)
  • 1931-05-31 Huby Heard, singer-songwriter (The God Squad), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 1931-06-10 João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
  • 1931-07-06 Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader
  • 1931-07-08 Jerry Vale, [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], American singer (Arriverderci Roma), born in NYC (d. 2014)
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-28 John Perkins, singer (Crew Cuts), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1931-08-29 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (d. 2001)
  • 1931-09-01 "Boxcar" Willie, singer
  • 1931-09-04 Mitzi Gaynor, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931-09-12 George Jones, Saratoga Tx, singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), (d. 2013)
  • 1931-09-24 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1931-09-27 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • 1931-11-04 Darla Hood, Leedey Oklahoma, singer/actress (Little Rascals)
  • 1931-11-23 Gloria Lynne, American singer
  • 1931-12-01 Jim Nesbitt, singer (d. 2007)
  • 1931-12-03 Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
  • 1931-12-06 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)

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1931-12-11 Rita Moreno [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno
  • 1931-12-21 Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer
  • 1931-12-30 Skeeter Davis, [Mary Penick], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)
  • 1932-01-06 Sacha Distel, French singer
  • 1932-01-14 Caterina Valente, singer (Entertainers), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-01-14 Grady Tate, American jazz drummer and singer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1932-01-31 Rick Hall, country/R&B singer
  • 1932-02-10 Rockin Dopsie Sr, [Alton Jay Rubin], Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco)
  • 1932-02-16 Otis Blackwell, composer/singer
  • 1932-02-17 Buck Trent, Spartanburg SC, banjoist/singer (Hee Haw)
  • 1932-02-25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)

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1932-02-26 Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Hear the Train Coming), born in Kingsland, Arkansas (d. 2003)

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1932-03-04 Miriam Makeba, singer (Grammy 1965), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1932-03-09 Keely Smith, Norfolk Virginia, American singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
  • 1932-03-17 Dick Curless, singer/songwriter
  • 1932-04-05 Billy Bland, American singer and songwriter
  • 1932-04-07 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger
  • 1932-04-09 Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1932-04-10 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - ''I Only Have Eyes for You.''), (d. 1984)
  • 1932-04-10 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, born in Bombay (d. 2017)

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1932-04-14 Loretta Lynn, American country singer-songwriter (Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Butcher's Hollow Kentucky

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn
  • 1932-04-16 Vince Hill, singer (Roses of Picardy, La Vie en Rose)
  • 1932-04-17 Graziella Sciutti, Italian opera singer
  • 1932-04-27 Maxine Brown, country music singer (Browns), born in Campti, Louisiana
  • 1932-05-19 Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
  • 1932-05-24 Elaine Malbin, opera singer
  • 1932-05-27 Jeffrey Bernard, singer
  • 1932-06-02 Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
  • 1932-06-12 Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)
  • 1932-06-21 Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples) d. 2001
  • 1932-06-27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1932-07-06 Della Reese, singer/actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1932-07-19 Buster Benton, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Texarkana, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • 1932-07-31 Morey Carr, American singer (Playmates) (d. 1987)
  • 1932-08-08 Jimmy Witherspoon, singer
  • 1932-08-08 Mel Tillis, Pahokee Fl, country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel)
  • 1932-08-16 Eydie Gorme [Edithe Gormezano], American singer (Bossa Nova), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)

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1932-09-08 Patsy Cline, American country singer (Crazy) born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1963)

Country Music Singer Patsy Cline
Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline
  • 1932-09-28 Víctor Jara, Chilean folk singer and activist (d. 1973)
  • 1932-10-04 Dottie West, country singer
  • 1932-10-11 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1932-11-15 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1972)
  • 1932-11-28 Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)
  • 1932-11-29 John Gary, Watertown, NY, singer
  • 1932-12-01 Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
  • 1932-12-03 Corry Brokken, Dutch singer (1957 Eurovision)
  • 1932-12-05 Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon, Georgia, American singer-songwriter (Tutti Frutti)
  • 1932-12-05 James Cleveland, American gospel singer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • 1932-12-14 Abbe Lane, singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-12-28 Dorsey Burnette, rockabilly singer (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • 1932-12-28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • 1933-01-11 Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • 1933-01-17 Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,199

  • 1996-12-09 Patty Donahue, American singer (The Waitresses) (b. 1956)
  • 1996-12-10 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns), commits suicide at 34
  • 1996-12-13 Mae Barnes, singer, dies at 89
  • 1996-12-17 Ruby Murray, singer, dies at 61
  • 1996-12-23 Rina Ketty, singer, dies at 85
  • 1996-12-29 Mireille Hartuch, singer/songwriter, dies at 90
  • 1996-12-31 Frederico Davia, opera singer, dies at 63
  • 1997-01-08 Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68
  • 1997-01-11 Cavan O'Connor, singer, dies at 97
  • 1997-01-22 Ron Holden, American singer (b. 1939)
  • 1997-01-23 Charles Craig, opera singer, dies at 77
  • 1997-01-31 Eve Lister, actress/singer (No Limit, Hyde Park), dies at 84
  • 1997-02-09 Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52
  • 1997-02-13 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
  • 1997-02-24 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69
  • 1997-03-10 La Vern Baker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • 1997-03-24 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), dies at 57
  • 1997-04-08 Laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
  • 1997-04-19 El Duce, American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (b. 1958)
  • 1997-04-26 Gene [Eugene] Ames, singer (Ames Brothers), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1997-05-14 Thelma Carpenter, singer, dies at 76
  • 1997-05-29 Jeff Buckley, American musician and singer ( "Hallelujah"), drowns at 30
  • 1997-06-19 Bobby Helms, singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63
  • 1997-06-22 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
  • 1997-06-26 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Hawaiian singer dies aged 38
  • 1997-07-05 Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907)
  • 1997-09-04 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, dies at 91
  • 1997-09-18 Jimmy Witherspoon, singer, dies at 65
  • 1997-09-19 Rich Mullins, American singer (b. 1955)
  • 1997-09-25 Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (b. 1916)
  • 1997-10-09 Arthur Tracy, radio personality (Street Singer), dies at 98
  • 1997-11-25 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • 1997-12-10 Violet Carlson, stage dancer/singer, dies at 97
  • 1997-12-16 Nicolette Larson, singer (Lotta Love), dies from brain seizure at 45
  • 1998-01-04 John Gary, singer, dies at 65
  • 1998-01-05 Sonny Bono, (Rep-R-Ca)/singer (Sonny & Cher), dies skiing at 62
  • 1998-01-19 Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter, dies at 65
  • 1998-02-06 [Johann Hoelzel] Falco, singer (Rock Me Amadeus), dies at 40
  • 1998-02-22 Grandpa [Louis Marshall] Jones, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 84

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1998-04-06 Tammy Wynette, American country singer, dies at 55

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • 1998-04-06 Wendy O. Williams, American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
  • 1998-04-07 Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer
  • 1998-05-07 Eddie Rabbitt, American country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), dies at 56

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1998-05-14 Frank Sinatra, American singer ("My Way") and actor ("Guys and Dolls") , dies at 82

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1998-06-03 Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  • 1998-06-25 Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
  • 1998-08-13 Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (b. 1934)
  • 1998-08-20 Raquel Rastenni, Danish singer (b. 1915)
  • 1998-09-26 Betty Carter, American singer (b. 1930)
  • 1998-10-01 Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (b. 1928)
  • 1998-10-02 Gene Autry, American singer, actor, and entrepreneur (b. 1907)
  • 1998-11-27 Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 1998-12-11 Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot) (b. 1968)
  • 1998-12-21 Karl Denver, Scottish singer (b 1931)
  • 1998-12-25 Bryan MacLean, American singer, musician and songwriter (Love) (b. 1946)
  • 1998-12-30 Johnny Moore, American singer (The Drifters) (b. 1934)
  • 1999-01-11 Fabrizio de André, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • 1999-01-21 Charles Brown, American blues singer and pianist (b. 1920)
  • 1999-02-01 Barış Manço, Turkish singer, composer, television producer and celebrity. (b. 1943)
  • 1999-02-03 Gwen Guthrie, American singer("Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent"), dies of cancer at 48
  • 1999-02-14 Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), dies at 65
  • 1999-03-02 Dusty Springfield, English singer (b. 1939)
  • 1999-03-02 David Ackles, American singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • 1999-03-29 Joe Williams, American singer, dies of natural causes at 80
  • 1999-04-12 Boxcar Willie, American singer (b. 1931)
  • 1999-04-14 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • 1999-04-16 Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1946)
  • 1999-04-22 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • 1999-05-18 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican singer (b. 1954)
  • 1999-06-05 Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
  • 1999-07-01 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), dies at 72
  • 1999-07-11 Helen Forrest, American singer (b. 1917)
  • 1999-07-16 Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979)
  • 1999-09-17 Frankie Vaughan, British singer (b. 1928)
  • 1999-10-01 Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and Child star (b. 1963)
  • 1999-10-06 Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920)
  • 1999-10-26 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 1999-11-13 Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1915)
  • 1999-12-03 Scatman John, American singer (b. 1942)
  • 1999-12-10 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band) (b. 1942)
  • 1999-12-17 Rex Allen, American actor, singer and songwriter (b. 1920)
  • 1999-12-20 Hank Snow, Canadian singer (b. 1914)
  • 1999-12-24 Zeke Carey, American R&B singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You) and actor, dies at 66
  • 2000-01-16 Will "Dub" Jones, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1928)
  • 2000-02-04 Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), dies at 58
  • 2000-02-12 Oliver, American pop singer (b. 1945)
  • 2000-02-23 Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (b. 1957)
  • 2000-03-09 Ivo Robić, Croatian singer and songwriter (b. 1923)
  • 2000-03-20 Gene Eugene, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1961)
  • 2000-04-11 Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (b. 1945)
  • 2000-04-21 Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (b. 1929)
  • 2000-04-27 Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (b. 1954)
  • 2000-05-10 Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer and songwriter (Les Colocs) (b. 1962)
  • 2000-05-31 Johnnie Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
  • 2000-07-15 Paul Young, English singer (Mike + The Mechanics), dies of a cardiac arrest at 53
  • 2000-08-13 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (b. 1965)
  • 2000-10-03 Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (b. 1947)
  • 2000-10-18 Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • 2000-10-19 Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941)
  • 2000-11-05 Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899)