On This Day

Musicians Born in December 1918

  • Dec 2 Milton Delugg, American orchestra leader (Tonight Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Dec 7 Jórunn Viðar, Icelandic pianist and composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 2017)
  • Dec 8 Gérard Souzay, French baritone, born in Angers, France (d. 2004)
  • Dec 12 Joe Williams [Joseph Goreed], American jazz singer (Everyday I have the Blues), born in Cordele, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • Dec 16 Pierre Delanoë [Leroyer], French songwriter and lyricist, born in Paris (d. 2006)
  • Dec 19 Professor Longhair [Henry Roeland Byrd], American blues singer and pianist, born in Bogalusa, Louisiana (d. 1980)
  • Dec 23 Jose Greco, Italian-American flamenco dancer (Holiday for Lovers) (d. 2000), born in Montorio nei Frentani, Italy
  • Dec 24 Dave Bartholomew, American jazz artist & songwriter (Blueberry Hill), born in Edgard, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Dec 25 Eddie Safranski, orchestra leader (Jonathan Winters Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About December 1918

How Old? 102 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)