Singers in History (Part 9)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 3,885


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1936-01-02 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • 1936-01-14 Clarence Carter, US singer (Thread the Needle)
  • 1936-01-31 Marvin Junior, singer (Dells-Oh What a Night)
  • 1936-02-08 Larry Verne, singer (Custer)
  • 1936-02-09 Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country singer, (d. 2013)
  • 1936-02-19 Bob Engemann, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1936-02-22 Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr], African-American R&B singer (Mother-in-Law"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1936-02-27 Chuck Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)
  • 1936-03-09 Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
  • 1936-03-18 Robert Lee Smith, US singer (Tams, You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • 1936-03-19 Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
  • 1936-03-22 Roger Whittaker, Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)
  • 1936-04-10 Robert "Bobby" Smith, US singer (Spinners), (d. 2013)
  • 1936-04-19 Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)
  • 1936-04-22 Glen Campbell, Delight Ark, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix)
  • 1936-04-27 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
  • 1936-05-02 Engelbert Humperdinck, [Arnold George Dorsey], British singer, born in Madras, India
  • 1936-05-07 Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (What Becomes of the Brokenhearted), born in Collinsville, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • 1936-05-14 Bobby Darin, [Walden Waldo Cassotto], singer (Mack the Knife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1936-05-15 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italy, singer/actress (Cinderfella)
  • 1936-05-23 Ingeborg Hallstein, German opera singer
  • 1936-05-25 Tom T Hall, Olive Hill Ky, country singer/writer (Harper Valley PTA)
  • 1936-06-02 Otis Williams, doo wop singer (Charms), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1936-06-06 Levi Stubbs, American baritone singer (4 Tops-Same Old Song)
  • 1936-06-14 Renaldo "Obie" Benson, singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
  • 1936-06-19 Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
  • 1936-06-20 Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters-Young Blood), born in Itasca, Texas (d. 2002)
  • 1936-06-22 Kris Kristofferson, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • 1936-06-22 Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
  • 1936-07-07 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • 1936-07-14 Gloria Lambert, singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1936-07-31 Bonnie Brown, country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • 1936-08-07 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • 1936-09-21 Dickey Lee, American singer and songwriter
  • 1936-10-26 Bruce Belland, singer (Tim Conway Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936-10-28 Charlie Daniels, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1936-10-28 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist

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1936-11-09 Mary Travers, folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers
  • 1936-11-12 Mort Shuman, singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in New York City (d. 1991)
  • 1936-11-15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • 1936-12-04 Larry Davis, blues singer/guitarist
  • 1936-12-17 Tommy Steele [Thomas Hicks], English pop singer, 1st British Rock and Roll star, born in London
  • 1937-01-06 Doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss)
  • 1937-01-06 Paolo Conte, Italian singer
  • 1937-01-08 Shirley Bassey, Cardiff Wales, singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker)
  • 1937-01-14 Billie Jo Spears, country singer
  • 1937-01-16 Conny Vandenbos, Dutch singer (My rose, my little rose)
  • 1937-01-29 Bobby Scott, jazz singer
  • 1937-02-02 Tom Smothers, American comedian and folk singer (The Smothers Brothers Show, Serial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-03-08 Raynoma Singleton [Gordy], music producer and singer-songwriter (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • 1937-03-20 Jerry Reed, singer/actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1937-03-24 Billy Stewart, US R&B singer (I Do Love You)
  • 1937-03-27 Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, US blues guitarist/singer (Lion's Den)
  • 1937-03-31 Willem Duyn, [Mouth], Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal)

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1937-04-06 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1937-04-07 Charlie Thomas, singer (Drifters), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1937-05-15 Trini Lopez [Tinidad Lopez], American singer and guitarist (If I Had a Hammer), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1937-06-02 Jimmy Jones, American singer-songwriter (Handy Man), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1937-06-05 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • 1937-06-15 Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin' Man)
  • 1937-07-10 Sandy Stewart, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1937-07-12 Michel Louvain, French Canadian singer
  • 1937-07-27 Chuck Jackson, Latta SC, singer (Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry)
  • 1937-08-08 Louis Neefs, Belgian singer
  • 1937-08-20 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1937-08-27 Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-09-11 Iosif Kobzon, Soviet singer and Russian businessman
  • 1937-09-20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (d. 2005)
  • 1937-10-16 Emile Ford, singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2016)
  • 1937-10-20 Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
  • 1937-10-31 Tom Paxton, folk singer/songwriter (Forest Lawn), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-11-01 Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)
  • 1937-11-11 Buddy Jimmy Lee Land Ace, singer
  • 1937-11-13 Kamahl, [Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song)
  • 1937-11-15 William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
  • 1937-11-15 Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps - Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)
  • 1937-12-16 Jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)
  • 1937-12-25 O'Kelly Isley, singer (Isley Brothers-Twist & Shout), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1937-12-30 John Hartford, American country singer (Gentle on My Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-12-30 Paul Stookey, singer and musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1938-01-06 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
  • 1938-01-14 Jack Jones, singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-19 Phil Everly, Brownie Ky, singer (Everly Bros-Wake Up Little Susie)
  • 1938-01-25 Etta James [Jamesetta Hawkins], American singer (Roll with Me, At Last), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-08 Ray Sharpe, singer-songwriter, (Linda Lu), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • 1938-02-11 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, singer-songwriter (Monster Mash)
  • 1938-03-05 Paul Evans, singer/pedal guitarist (Damascus Road)
  • 1938-03-06 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1938-03-08 Lew DeWitt, Va, country singer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
  • 1938-03-09 Lill-Babs, Swedish singer
  • 1938-03-12 Lew De Witt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
  • 1938-03-13 Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
  • 1938-03-18 Charley Pride, Sledge Miss, country singer (Sweet Country)
  • 1938-04-03 Philippe Wynne, US soul singer (Detroit Spinners)
  • 1938-04-05 Ronald Anthony White Jr, singer
  • 1938-04-11 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Colonge (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-20 Johnny Tillotson, singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1938-05-04 Tyrone Davis, US R&B singer (Are you serious)
  • 1938-05-05 Johnnie Taylor, Crawfordsville, Arkansas, R&B and multi-genre singer (Disco Lady, I Believe in You), (d. 2000)
  • 1938-05-17 Pervis Jackson, American R&B singer (Spinners), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2008)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 801 - 900 of 1,199

  • 2004-07-06 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 2004-07-22 Sacha Distel, French singer (b. 1933)
  • 2004-07-23 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • 2004-07-28 George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), dies at 68
  • 2004-07-29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • 2004-07-29 James Hubert "Huby" Heard, American singer-songwriter (The God Squad), dies at 73
  • 2004-08-15 Semiha Berksoy, first Turkish opera singer (b. 1910)
  • 2004-08-26 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), dies of a brain aneurysm at 47
  • 2004-08-31 Carl Wayne, English singer (b. 1943)
  • 2004-09-16 Izora Rhodes Armstead, American singer (The Weather Girls), dies at 62
  • 2004-09-19 Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  • 2004-09-23 André Hazes, Dutch singer (b. 1951)
  • 2004-10-14 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • 2004-10-17 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (b. 1952)
  • 2004-10-19 Elliott Smith, American Singer Songwriter(b. 1969)
  • 2004-11-07 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), dies of cancer at 87
  • 2004-11-10 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (b. 1907)
  • 2004-12-07 Jerry Scoggins, American singer (b. 1913)
  • 2004-12-11 M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer (b. 1916)
  • 2004-12-26 Mieszko Talarczyk, Lead singer/Guitarist of grindcore band, Nasum, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1974)
  • 2005-01-15 Ruth Warrick, American actress/singer, dies of complications from pneumonia at 89
  • 2005-01-15 Ruth Elizabeth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies at 88
  • 2005-01-24 June Bronhill, Australian singer (b. 1929)
  • 2005-01-25 Ray Peterson, American singer (b. 1935)
  • 2005-01-28 Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter (b. 1944)
  • 2005-02-12 Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Help Me Make It Through the Night) , dies at 61
  • 2005-02-15 Pierre Bachelet, French singer and songwriter (b. 1944)
  • 2005-02-20 Pam Bricker, American jazz singer and Thievery Corporation vocalist (b. 1954)
  • 2005-02-21 Ara Berberian, American opera singer (b. 1930)
  • 2005-03-09 Chris LeDoux, American country singer (b. 1948)
  • 2005-03-10 Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet) (b. 1951)
  • 2005-03-21 Bobby Short, American singer (b. 1924)
  • 2005-03-30 Emil Dimitrov, Bulgarian singer (b. 1940)
  • 2005-04-03 Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • 2005-04-07 Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (b. 1922)
  • 2005-04-13 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • 2005-04-15 John Fred, American singer (Judy in Disguise with Glasses), dies at 63
  • 2005-04-29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • 2005-05-09 Nasrat Parsa, Afghani singer (b. 1969)
  • 2005-05-10 David Wayne, American singer (Metal Church) (b. 1958)
  • 2005-05-11 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek rebetiko singer and composer (b. 1917)
  • 2005-05-12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1937)
  • 2005-05-22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and singer (b. 1914)
  • 2005-06-27 Frank Harte, Traditional Irish Singer and song collector
  • 2005-07-01 Luther Vandross, American singer, dies at 54
  • 2005-07-05 Shirley Goodman, American singer (b. 1936)
  • 2005-07-11 Frances Langford, American actress and singer (b. 1914)
  • 2005-07-16 Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer, lyricist, and entertainer (b. 1920)
  • 2005-07-17 Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (b. 1927)
  • 2005-07-22 Eugene Record American songwriter and singer (The Chi-Lites) (b. 1940)
  • 2005-08-16 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (b. 1943)
  • 2005-08-21 Martin Dillon, tenor, American opera singer (b. 1957)
  • 2005-08-23 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), dies in a road accident at 71
  • 2005-08-24 Kaleth Morales, Colombian Vallenato singer (b. 1984)
  • 2005-09-07 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)
  • 2005-10-16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • 2005-10-16 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (b. 1971)
  • 2005-10-20 Shirley Horn, American singer (b. 1934)
  • 2005-10-22 Franky Gee, American singer (Captain Jack) (b. 1962)
  • 2005-10-28 Fernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (b. 1922)
  • 2005-11-04 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • 2005-11-06 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
  • 2005-11-06 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2005-11-20 James King, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 2005-11-27 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  • 2005-12-04 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-06 Danny Williams, South African-born singer (b. 1942)
  • 2005-12-25 Birgit Nilsson, Swedish singer (b. 1918)
  • 2006-01-06 Lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933)

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2006-01-19 Wilson Pickett, American R&B singer (Funky Broadway), dies of a heart attack at 64

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • 2006-01-27 Gene McFadden, American singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2006-02-11 Jockey Shabalala, South African singer (b. 1943)
  • 2006-02-14 Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (b. 1923)
  • 2006-02-14 Lynden David Hall, British singer (b. 1974)
  • 2006-02-17 Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills), dies at 58
  • 2006-02-22 Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)
  • 2006-03-06 King Floyd, American singer-songwriter (Groove Me), dies at 61
  • 2006-03-17 Bob Blue, American singer/songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2006-03-23 Cindy Walker, American singer, songwriter and dancer (b. 1918)
  • 2006-03-25 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • 2006-03-25 Buck Owens, American singer and television personality (b. 1929)
  • 2006-03-26 Nikki Sudden, British singer/songwriter (b. 1956)
  • 2006-04-05 Gene Pitney, American singer (b. 1941)
  • 2006-04-11 June Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters) (b. 1953)
  • 2006-04-12 Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India)(b. 1929)
  • 2006-05-07 Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • 2006-05-10 Soraya, Colombian-American singer (b. 1969)
  • 2006-05-11 Yossi Banai, Israeli singer (b. 1932)
  • 2006-05-13 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (b. 1949)
  • 2006-05-19 Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940)
  • 2006-05-21 Billy Walker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • 2006-05-31 Lula Mae Hardaway, American songwriter, mother of singer Stevie Wonder (b. 1930)
  • 2006-06-01 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • 2006-06-09 Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
  • 2006-08-03 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, singer (b. 1915)
  • 2006-08-11 Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1925)
  • 2006-08-18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • 2006-08-20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • 2006-09-19 Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • 2006-09-29 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)