Singers in History (Part 7)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 3,927

  • 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 [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1931-09-04 Mitzi Gaynor, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931-09-12 George Jones, American country singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), born in Saratoga, Texas (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)
  • 1931-12-01 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)
  • 1932-06-21 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 Mel Tillis, American country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel), born in Pahokee, Florida
  • 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)
  • 1933-01-24 Zeke Carey, American R&B singer (Go, Johnny, Go!, Rock Rock Rock!), born in Bluefield, West Virginia (d. 1999)
  • 1933-02-17 Bobby Lewis, singer (Tossin' & Turnin'), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

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1933-02-18 Yoko Ono Lennon, [Mrs John Lennon], singer and artist, born in Tokyo, Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • 1933-02-22 Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1933-03-03 Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexican spanish singer (Murmullos)
  • 1933-03-04 Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer
  • 1933-03-08 Johnny Dollar, American country and rockabilly singer, born in Kilgore, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1933-03-09 Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)

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1933-03-14 Quincy Jones Jr, composer/singer (We Are The World), born in Chicago, Illinois

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr
  • 1933-04-13 Shani Wallis, Irish singer/actress (Oliver)
  • 1933-04-15 Roy Clark, Meherrin, Virginia, American country singer (Hee Haw, The Tonight Show)
  • 1933-04-24 Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
  • 1933-04-29 Rod McKuen, American singer/composer (Alone, Beatsville), born in Oakland, California

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1933-04-29 Willie Nelson, American country singer (On the Road Again), born in Abbott, Texas

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,205

  • 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 [Robert Lee Helms], American country music singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63
  • 1997-06-22 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
  • 1997-07-05 Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907)
  • 1997-09-04 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, dies at 91
  • 1997-09-18 James "Jimmy" Witherspoon, American jump blues singer (Ain't Nobody's Business), dies at 77
  • 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
  • 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 (Mirza, Cornichons), dies at 63
  • 1998-08-20 Raquel Rastenni, Danish singer (Seven Lonely Days), dies at 82
  • 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 [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), dies of leukemia at 67
  • 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 (Go, Johnny, Go!, Rock Rock Rock!) 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)
  • 2000-12-18 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (b. 1959)
  • 2000-12-19 Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
  • 2000-12-23 Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • 2000-12-24 Nick Massi, American singer (The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)