Birthdays in Music in December 1916

  • Dec 6 Hugo Peretti, American songwriter and record producer (d. 1986)
  • Dec 18 Elizabeth "Betty" Grable, American singer, dancer, pin-up girl and actress (I Wake Up Screaming, How to Marry a Millionaire, Gay Divorcee), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1973)
  • Dec 19 Hal Hastings, American orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 Daniel Devoto, composer
  • Dec 26 Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 2005)
  • Dec 31 Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), born in Paris, France