On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1935

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 John MacIvor Perkins, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2010)
  • Aug 3 Vic Vogel, Hungarian-Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 7 Rahsaan Roland Kirk, American jazz multi-instrumentalist (Bright Moments, The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Aug 9 George S. Leotsakos, Greek composer and musicologist, born in Athens, Greece
  • Aug 10 Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (NightPrayers), born in Tblisi, Georgia
  • Aug 15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum, My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • Aug 18 Lajos Papp, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary
  • Aug 20 Charles Shere, American composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • Aug 20 J. J. Malone, American soul singer (It's a shame), born in Pete's Corner, Alabama (d. 2004)
  • Aug 20 Justin Tubb, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Loren Rush, American composer, born in Richmond, California
  • Aug 30 John Phillips, American singer and guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming), born in Parris Island, South Carolina (d. 2001)

About August 1935

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)