On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1922

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer
  • Oct 2 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), born in Ostrava (d. 2006)
  • Oct 3 Marcel van Thienen, French composer, born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France (d. 1998)
  • Oct 7 Martha Stewart [Haworth], American singer and actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face), born in Bardwell, Kentucky
  • Oct 8 Svend Westergaard, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1988)
  • Oct 9 Raymond Wilding-White, American composer, born in Caterham, Tandridge, Surrey, England (d. 2001)
  • Oct 13 Alan Scott, American TV host and songwriter (Spin the Picture), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Gilberto Mendes, Brazilian composer, born in Santos, Brazil (d. 2016)
  • Oct 15 Lorraine Gordon [Stein], American jazz music advocate and owner of Village Vanguard jazz club, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Oct 17 Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian composer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 18 Camillo Togni, composer
  • Oct 28 Gershon Kingsley, German-American composer, born in Bochum, Weimar Republic
  • Oct 29 Neal Hefti, American orchestra leader (Kate Smith Show) and composer (Li'l Darlin), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • Oct 31 Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist, born in Broussard, Louisiana (d. 2004)

About October 1922

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)