Singers in History (Part 8)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 3,897

  • 1933-04-13 Shani Wallis, Ireland, 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

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1933-05-03 James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • 1933-05-07 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer
  • 1933-05-14 Frank Harte, Irish singer and song collector
  • 1933-06-11 Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1933-06-15 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
  • 1933-06-18 Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
  • 1933-07-14 Del Reeves, singer/guitarist
  • 1933-07-15 Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • 1933-07-16 Sollie McElroy, R&B singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops)
  • 1933-07-26 Lance Percival, actor/singer (Darling Lili, Our Miss Fred)
  • 1933-08-15 Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool)
  • 1933-08-17 Mark Dinning, American singer (d. 1986)
  • 1933-09-01 Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin')
  • 1933-09-03 Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013)
  • 1933-09-08 Asha Bhonsle, Indian singer
  • 1933-09-18 Jimmie Rodgers, WA, singer/guitarist (Jimmie Rodgers Show, Honey Comb)
  • 1933-09-25 Erik Darling, folk singer (Rooftop Singers), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • 1933-09-25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1933-10-17 Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun and singer-songwriter, The Singing Nun, born in Laeken (d. 1985)
  • 1933-11-06 Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • 1933-11-16 Garrett "Garnet" Mimms, Ashland West Virginia, singer (Enchanters-Cry Baby)
  • 1933-11-21 Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Oklahoma, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)

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1933-11-26 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 2007)

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • 1933-12-29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist
  • 1934-01-06 Bobby Lord, Sanford Fla, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • 1934-01-29 Noel Harrison, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1934-02-07 Earl King [Solomon Johnson], American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Come On), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1934-02-14 Florence Henderson, actress and singer (Carol in The Brady Bunch), born in Dale, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1934-02-16 Austin "Ted" Taylor, US gospel/R&B-singer (Be Ever Wonderful)
  • 1934-02-16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1934-02-18 Skip Battin, singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1934-03-04 Barbara McNair, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1934-03-23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1934-03-31 John D. Loudermilk, country singer and songwriter (Tobacco Road), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • 1934-04-01 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Sparkman, Arkansas
  • 1934-04-13 Horace Kay, US singer (Tams-You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • 1934-04-19 Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
  • 1934-04-30 Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)
  • 1934-05-03 Frankie Valli, [Castelluccio], singer (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1934-05-14 Frederik von Pallandt, singer
  • 1934-06-01 Pat Boone, Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
  • 1934-06-02 Johnny Carter, US singer (The Flamingos, The Dells), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • 1934-06-09 Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • 1934-07-24 Jimmy Holiday, American singer (How Can I Forget), born in Sallis, Mississippi (d. 1987)
  • 1934-08-05 Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe)
  • 1934-08-15 Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer (d. 1998)
  • 1934-08-16 Ketty Lester, [Revoyda Frierson], US singer/actress (Love Letters)
  • 1934-08-18 Ronnie Carroll, British singer
  • 1934-08-29 Gene Allison, US R&B-singer (You Can Make It If You Try)
  • 1934-09-03 Freddie King, Gilmer Tx, blues singer (Hideaway)
  • 1934-09-07 Little Milton [James Milton Campbell], Inverness Mississippii, blues singer and guitarist
  • 1934-09-16 Ronnie Drew, Ex-Singer of The Dubliners and Solo Artist (d.2008)

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1934-09-21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 1934-09-30 Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer
  • 1934-10-13 Nana Mouskouri, Crete Greece, singer (Try to Remember) [or 10/10/36]
  • 1934-11-03 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • 1934-11-19 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • 1934-12-01 Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American singer (Me & Mrs Jones), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934-12-09 [Amos] Junior Wells, blues singer (In My Younger Days), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1934-12-25 McKinley Mitchell, US gospel/singer (The Town I Live In)
  • 1935-01-06 Paul Wilson, US R&B-singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)

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1935-01-08 Elvis Presley, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog), born in Tupelo Mississippi (d. 1977)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1935-01-09 Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer
  • 1935-01-11 Chuck Barksdale, US singer (Dells-I Can Sing a Rainbow)
  • 1935-01-12 William Lee Gloden, Brewton Al, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys)
  • 1935-02-17 Johnny Bush, country singer
  • 1935-02-27 Alberto Remedios, British opera/concert singer, born in Liverpool (d. 2016)
  • 1935-03-04 Nancy Whiskey, Scottish folk singer (d. 2003)
  • 1935-03-17 Adam Wade, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1935-03-29 Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer (Softly Softly)
  • 1935-04-07 Bobby Bare, Irontown Oh, country singer (Detroit City)
  • 1935-04-11 Pierre Kartner, [Father Abraham], Dutch singer (Smurf Song)
  • 1935-04-16 Bobby Vinton, singer (Roses are Red, Blue on Blue), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1935-04-16 Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler, blues singer/guitarist
  • 1935-05-10 Henry Fambrough, US singer (Spinners)
  • 1935-06-25 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence, American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-09 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • 1935-07-21 Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
  • 1935-08-20 J J Malone, US soul singer (It's a shame)
  • 1935-08-20 Justin Tubb, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1935-08-30 John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
  • 1935-09-06 Bob Bouber, [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks)/actor

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1935-09-29 Jerry Lee Lewis, American country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin'), born in Ferriday, Louisiana

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 1935-09-30 Jill Corey, Avonmore Pa, singer (Your Hit Parade)

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1935-10-01 Julie Andrews, British actress and singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
  • 1935-10-15 Barry McGuire, American singer (Eve of Destruction), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1935-10-16 Sugar Pie DeSanto, US singer (Soulful dress)
  • 1935-11-12 Terry Johnson, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Know Better)
  • 1935-11-21 Fairuz, Lebanese singer
  • 1935-11-26 Marian Mercer, actress/singer (Dean Martin Show), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1935-12-06 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • 1935-12-06 George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1935-12-09 David Houston, American country music singer (Almost Persuaded), born in Bossier City, Louisiana (d. 1993)
  • 1935-12-23 Esther Phillips, [EM Jones], US singer (When a Woman Loves a Man)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 701 - 800 of 1,200

  • 2001-01-13 Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)
  • 2001-01-18 Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 79
  • 2001-02-07 Dale Evans, American actress and singer (b. 1912)
  • 2001-02-19 Charles Trenet, French singer (b. 1913)
  • 2001-03-04 Glenn Hughes, American singer (The Village People) (b. 1950)
  • 2001-04-06 Charles Pettigrew, American singer (b. 1963)
  • 2001-04-15 Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
  • 2001-04-24 Al Hibbler, American singer (b. 1915)
  • 2001-05-12 Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912)
  • 2001-05-19 Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 2001-06-07 Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones) (b. 1952)
  • 2001-06-11 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (b. 1923)
  • 2001-07-03 Johnny Russell, American country singer and songwriter (b. 1940)
  • 2001-07-05 Ernie K-Doe, African-American singer (Mother-in-Law), dies of cirrhosis at 65
  • 2001-07-07 Fred Neil, American singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 2001-07-11 Herman Brood, Dutch singer and artist (b. 1946)
  • 2001-07-19 Judy Clay [Guions], American soul and gospel singer, dies from complications from a car accident at 62
  • 2001-07-24 Georges Dor, Canadian author, composer, singer and playwright (b. 1931)
  • 2001-08-02 Ron Townson, American singer (The Fifth Dimension) (b. 1933)
  • 2001-08-19 Betty Everett, American singer and pianist (b. 1939)
  • 2001-08-25 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22
  • 2001-08-25 Philippe Léotard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • 2001-08-29 Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks), TV and radio star (b. 1952)
  • 2001-09-14 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (b. 1931)
  • 2001-10-13 Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (b. 1949)
  • 2001-10-16 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), dies of cancer at 72
  • 2001-11-23 O.C. Smith, American singer (b. 1932)
  • 2001-11-24 Melanie Thornton, American dance/pop singer (b. 1967)
  • 2001-11-29 Mic Christopher, Irish singer and songwriter (b. 1969)
  • 2001-12-18 Gilbert Bécaud, French singer (b. 1927)
  • 2002-01-02 Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (b. 1958)
  • 2002-01-20 Carrie Hamilton, actress and singer (b. 1963)
  • 2002-01-21 Peggy Lee, American singer (b. 1920)
  • 2002-02-01 Hildegard Knef, German actress, singer, and writer (b. 1925)
  • 2002-02-02 Paul Baloff, American singer (Exodus) (b. 1960)
  • 2002-02-10 Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer/songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 2002-03-04 Eric Flynn, British actor/singer (b. 1939)
  • 2002-04-03 Fad Gadget, English singer and musician (b. 1956)
  • 2002-04-20 Alan Dale, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 2002-05-06 Otis Blackwell, American pianist, singer and songwriter (b. 1932)
  • 2002-06-29 Rosemary Clooney, American singer and actress (b. 1928)
  • 2002-08-14 Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (b. 1972)
  • 2002-09-07 Erma Franklin, American singer (b. 1938)
  • 2002-09-24 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, dies at 62
  • 2002-10-10 Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (b. 1948)
  • 2002-10-18 Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer (b. 1950)

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2002-10-25 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 2002-11-03 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, dies at 71
  • 2002-11-05 Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters) dies of cardiovascular disease at 66
  • 2002-11-21 Hadda Brooks, American jazz singer, pianist, and composer (b. 1916)
  • 2002-11-26 Polo Montañez, Cuban singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • 2002-12-09 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (b. 1966)
  • 2002-12-22 Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash", dies at age 50
  • 2003-01-15 Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter (b. 1915)
  • 2003-01-23 Nell Carter, American singer and actress (b. 1948)
  • 2003-02-19 Johnny PayCheck, American country singer/songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 2003-03-08 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (b. 1940)
  • 2003-03-28 Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (b. 1923)
  • 2003-03-31 Tommy Seebach, Danish singer (b. 1949)
  • 2003-04-01 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer (b. 1956)
  • 2003-04-02 Edwin Starr, American singer (b. 1942)

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2003-04-10 Little Eva [Eva Boyd], American pop singer (Locomotion), dies of cervical cancer at 59

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva
  • 2003-04-21 Nina Simone, American singer and pianist (b. 1933)

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2003-05-15 June Carter Cash, American musician and singer dies aged 73

Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash

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2003-07-04 Barry White, American singer, dies at 58

Singer Barry White
Singer
Barry White
  • 2003-07-04 André Claveau, French singer (b. 1915)
  • 2003-07-06 Skip Battin, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds), dies at 69
  • 2003-08-03 Roger Voudouris, American singer and songwriter (b. 1954)
  • 2003-08-10 Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer
  • 2003-08-15 Gösta Sundqvist, Finnish songwriter and singer (heart attack) (b. 1957)
  • 2003-08-22 Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  • 2003-09-05 Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-born singer (b. 1927)

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2003-09-12 Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Hear the Train Coming), dies at 71

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 2003-09-16 Sheb Wooley, singer and actor (b. 1921)
  • 2003-09-19 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, dies of cancer at 76
  • 2003-09-24 Rosalie Allen, American singer and disc jockey (b. 1924)
  • 2003-09-26 Robert Palmer, English singer (b. 1949)
  • 2003-10-31 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian singer (b. 1908)
  • 2003-11-05 Bobby Hatfield, American singer (Righteous Brothers) (b. 1940)
  • 2003-11-08 Guy Speranza, American singer, original Riot frontman (b. 1956)
  • 2003-11-15 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Annie), dies of cancer at 78
  • 2003-11-17 Arthur Conley, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 2003-11-17 Don Gibson, American singer (b. 1928)
  • 2003-12-16 Gary Stewart, American country singer (She's Actin' Single), commits suicide by shooting himself in the neck at 59
  • 2003-12-22 Dave Dudley, American country singer (Six Days on the Road), dies at 75
  • 2003-12-30 Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer and actress (b. 1963)
  • 2004-01-04 Jake Hess, American singer (b. 1927)
  • 2004-01-12 Randy VanWarmer, American singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • 2004-02-16 Doris Troy, American singer (b. 1937)
  • 2004-02-23 Carl Anderson, American singer (b. 1945)
  • 2004-02-23 Don Cornell, American singer (b. 1919)
  • 2004-03-04 Claude Nougaro, French singer (b. 1929)
  • 2004-03-27 Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer (b. 1984)
  • 2004-03-30 Timi Yuro, American singer (b. 1940)
  • 2004-05-05 Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (Kanashii Jiyū / Koi ga, Kiete Yuku), dies at 44
  • 2004-05-07 Rudi Maugeri, Canadian singer (The Crew Cuts), dies at 73
  • 2004-05-11 John Whitehead, American singer (McFadden & Whitehead) (b. 1949)
  • 2004-06-14 Eamonn McGirr, Irish-born singer and entertainer
  • 2004-06-26 Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer and song-writer (b. 1930)
  • 2004-07-06 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)