On This Day

Birthdays in Music in December 1933

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Dec 1 Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, born in Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany (d. 2016)
  • Dec 5 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer and music educator, born in Amsterdam (d. 2016)
  • Dec 6 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), born in Czernica, Poland (d. 2010)
  • Dec 12 Manu Dibango, Cameroonian musician (Soul Makossa), born in Douala, French Cameroon
  • Dec 13 Lou Adler, American music executive, director, producer, and co-owner of the famous Roxy Theatre, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Dec 14 Leo Wright, American saxophonist (I left my heart in San Francisco), born in Wichita Falls, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Dec 15 Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)
  • Dec 21 Miklos Kocsar, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary
  • Dec 29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, American blues singer/guitarist

About December 1933

How Old? 85 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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