On This Day

Musicians Born in 1936

  • Jan 1 Eve Queler, American conductor, born in NYC, New York

Roger Miller

Jan 2 Roger Miller, American country singer-songwriter ("King of the Road"; "Dang Me"), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1992)

  • Jan 2 Paul Freeman, American conductor and composer (Chicago Sinfonietta, 1987 -2011; Czech National Symphony, 1996-2007), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2015)
  • Jan 3 Jos Kunst, Dutch composer, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Jan 6 Ebo Taylor, Ghanaian musician and composer (highlife, afrobeat), born in Cape Coast, Gold Coast
  • Jan 7 Eldee Young, American jazz upright bassist (Ramsey Lewis Trio; Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulful Strut"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Jan 7 Richard Podolor, American session guitarist, sound engineer and, record producer (Three Dog Night; Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 8 Zdeněk Mácal, Czech conductor, born in Bmo, Czech Republic
  • Jan 9 Peter Fletcher, British orchestral and choral conductor, and music teacher (d. 1999)
  • Jan 11 Katie Webster [Kathyrne Jewel Thorne], American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie Queen), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Jan 13 Ami Maayani, Israeli composer and conductor, born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Jan 13 Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone
  • Jan 14 Clarence Carter, American blues singer-songwriter ("Patches"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jan 19 Elliott Schwartz, composer, born in New York City
  • Jan 20 Luther Tucker, American blues guitarist, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1983)
  • Jan 24 Daniel Goode, American composer, born in New York
  • Jan 24 Jack Scott, Canadian rock and roll singer-songwriter (My True Love), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • Jan 28 Robert Suderburg, American pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Spencer, Iowa (d. 2013)
  • Jan 29 Malcolm Binns, concert pianist
  • Jan 29 James Jamerson, American session pop and R&B bass guitarist (Motown Records), born in Edisto, South Carolina (d. 1983)
  • Jan 31 Marvin Junior, American R&B baritone singer (The Dells - "Oh What a Nite"), born in Harold, Arkansas (d. 2013)
  • Feb 3 Jim Marshall, American photographer (The Beatles final concert in San Francisco; Woodstock Festival), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)
  • Feb 8 Larry Verne, singer (Custer)
  • Feb 9 "Stompin' Tom" Connors, Canadian country and folk singer-songwriter ("The Hockey Song"), born in St. John, New Brunswick, (d. 2013)
  • Feb 12 Arnost Parsch, Czech composer, born in Bučovice, Czech Republic (d. 2013)
  • Feb 16 William "Buddy" Deppenschmidt, American jazz drummer (Charlie Byrd Trio - "Jazz Samba") born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 17 John Leyton, British actor and singer ("Johnny Remember Me"), born in Frinton-on-Sea, England
  • Feb 19 Bob Engemann, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Feb 22 Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr.], African-American R&B singer (Mother-in-Law"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 25 Norman Orville Scribner, composer
  • Feb 25 Norman Scribner, American organist, conductor, choral director (St. Alban's, 1960-2007; Choral Arts Society of Washington, 1965-2012), and composer (Song for St. Cecilia), born in Washington DC (d. 2015)
  • Feb 26 Cyrus Faryar, American folk musician, songwriter, and record producer (Modern Folk Quartet), born in Tehran, Persia
  • Feb 27 Chuck Glaser, American country singer (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers), born in Spalding, Nebraska (d. 2019)
  • Mar 2 Buell Neidlinger, American pop, jazz, and classical session cellist and double bassist (Cecil Taylor; Frank Zappa; Duane Eddy), born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Mar 4 Aribert Reimann, composer
  • Mar 4 Eric Allandale [Dubuisson], West Indian-British rock and soul trombonist, and songwriter (The Foundations - "Baby Now That I've Found You"), born in Dominica, West Indies (d. 2001)
  • Mar 6 Sylvia Robinson, American rocker (Mickey & Sylvia - "Love Is Strange"), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2011)
  • Mar 8 Gábor Szabó, Hungarian-American jazz guitarist (Spellbinder), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1982)
  • Mar 9 Mickey Gilley, American country singer (Urban Cowboy), born in Natchez, Mississippi
  • Mar 16 Frederick "Fred" Neil, American folk singer-songwriter and dolphin conservationist (Everybody's Talkin'), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Mar 17 Ladislaw Kupkovic, composer
  • Mar 18 Robert Lee Smith, American singer (Tams - "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy")
  • Mar 19 Amancio D'Silva, musician
  • Mar 19 Birthe Wilke, Danish pop singer (Eurovision Song Contest, 1957 & 1959), born in Vesterbro, Denmark
  • Mar 20 (Rainford) Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter and producer (The Upsetters), born in Kendal, Jamaica (d. 2021)

Vaughn Meader

Mar 20 Vaughn Meader, American comedian and musician, born in Waterville, Maine (d. 2004)

  • Mar 20 Harold Mabern Jr., American post-bop jazz pianist and composer, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2019)
  • Mar 21 Marek Stachowski, composer
  • Mar 22 Roger Whittaker, Kenyan British country singer ("The Last Farewell"; "Durham Town"), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Mar 24 Fredrick Kaufman, American jazz trumpeter (Woody Herman), classical composer ( Mother of Exiles; Kaminarimon), and educator (born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 24 Don Covay [Randolph], American R&B musician and songwriter ("Chain of Fools"), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Mar 25 Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, American jazz bassist, born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Mar 26 Erich Urbanner, Austrian composer and educator, born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • Mar 26 Fred Paris, American rocker (Five Satins)
  • Mar 27 Malcolm Goldstein, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 29 Richard Rodney Bennett, English pianist, classical, jazz, and film score composer (Far From The Madding Crowd; Four Weddings And A Funeral), born in Kent, England (d. 2012)
  • Apr 3 Scott LaFaro, American jazz bassist (Bill Evans Trio), born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1961)
  • Apr 3 Jimmy McGriff, American jazz Hammond organist, born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Apr 4 Margo J. Sylvia, rocker (Tune Weavers) (d. 1991)
  • Apr 5 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 6 Manfred Schoof, German free jazz trumpeter and composer (Globe United Orchestra), and educator, born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • Apr 9 Jerzy Maksymiuk, Polish pianist, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, 1983-93), born in Grodno, Poland
  • Apr 10 Bobby Smith, American R&B singer (The Spinners - "Working My Way Back To You"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Henryk Majewski, Polish big band jazz trumpeter (Old Timers), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2005)
  • Apr 15 Héctor Quintanar, Mexican composer, born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • Apr 17 Pete Graves, American rocker (Moonglows), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 19 Csaba Szabo, Hungarian composer, born in Ákosfalva, Transylvania (d. 2003)
  • Apr 19 Ruby Johnson, American soul singer ("I'll Run Your Hurt Away"), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (d. 1999)
  • Apr 21 Anthony Joseph Gnazzo, American electronic composer (First Things First), born in Plainville, Connecticut

Glen Campbell

Apr 22 Glen Campbell, American Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer ("By The Time I Get to Phoenix"; "Wichita Lineman"; "Rhinestone Cowboy"), session guitarist (The Beach Boys; Elvis Presley; The Monkees; Phil Specter), television personality (The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour), and actor (True Grit) born in Delight, Arkansas (d. 2017)

  • Apr 22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1998)
  • Apr 23 Roy Orbison, American rock singer-songwriter ("Pretty Woman"; "Only The Lonely"; Traveling Wilburys - "Handle With Care"), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1988)
  • Apr 26 Doug Sax, American mastering engineer (Bob Dylan, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Ray Charles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Apr 27 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer, born in Atherton, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Apr 28 John Tchicai, Danish jazz saxophonist and composer (New York Art Quartet), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2012)
  • Apr 29 April Stevens [Caroline LoTempio], American vocalist ("Deep Purple" - the song, not the band), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Apr 29 Zubin Mehta, Indian conductor (Israel Philharmonic, 1977-2019; NY Philharmonic, 1978-91), born in 84) Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Apr 30 Bobby Gregg, American drummer and record producer (Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • May 2 Michael Rabin, American violinist (In Memorium), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • May 2 Engelbert Humperdinck [Arnold George Dorsey], British pop singer ("Release Me"; "After The Loving"), born in Madras, British India
  • May 5 Patrick Gowers, British choral and film score composer (Viri Galilaei; Hamlet; Smiley's People), born in Islington, England (d. 2014)
  • May 7 Cornelius Cardew, British composer (Scratch Orchestra), born in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (d. 1981)
  • May 7 Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer ("What Becomes of the Brokenhearted"), born in Collinsville, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • May 11 Carla Bley [Lovella Borg], American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer (Escalator Over The Hill; Fictitious Sports), born in Oakland, California
  • May 12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin, Germany
  • May 12 David Snell, British jazz harpist and conductor, born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England
  • May 14 Bobby Darin [Walden Robert Cassotto], American singer ("Mack the Knife"; "Splish-Splash"; "Beyond The Sea"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1973)
  • May 14 Charlie Gracie [Graci], American rock pioneer, rhythm and blues singer, and guitarist ("Butterfly"; "Fabulous"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 15 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italian-American Tony Award-winning stage singer and actress (Carnival), and film star (Cinderfella), born in Pesaro, Italy
  • May 15 Jean Balissat, Swiss composer pedagogue and conductor (Kaleidoscope for trumpet and percussion), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Philippe Boesmans, Belgian pianist, and composer (Upon La-Mi; Reigen), born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • May 22 Toshiaki Tsushima, Japanese film score composer, born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan (d. 2013)
  • May 23 Ingeborg Hallstein, German opera singer
  • May 24 Harold Budd, American avant-garde ambient pianist and composer (The Pavilion of Dreams), born in Los Angeles (d. 2020) [1]
  • May 25 Tom T. Hall, American country singer, songwriter ("Harper Valley PTA"), and author, born in Olive Hill, Kentucky (d. 2021)
  • May 28 Maki Ishii, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2003)
  • Jun 1 Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator (Pink Floyd's The Wall), born in London, England
  • Jun 2 Otis Williams, American doo-wop singer (Charms), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 3 Eddie Willis, American guitar and sitar player (The Funk Brothers), born in Grenada, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Jun 4 Alan Branscombe, British jazz and session pianist, vibraphonist, and saxophonist (Tubby Hayes; Beatles - "Got To Get You Into My Life"), born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England (d. 1986)
  • Jun 6 Levi Stubbs [Stubbles], American baritone singer (The Four Tops - "It's the Same Old Song"; "Standing In The Shadows of Love"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Jun 7 Kenneth Nichols, Canadian classical pianist, composer, (Symphonic Celebration; Boy In A Cage), and teacher (Brandon University, 1962-96), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta (d. 2021)
  • Jun 8 James Darren [Ercolani], American actor (TJ Hooker; Gidget movies -"Moondoggie"; Diamond Head; Venus in Furs), singer ("Goodbye Cruel World"), and director, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American singer-songwriter ( "Daisy a Day"), and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jun 14 Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer (The Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • Jun 15 Alexandru Hrisanide, Romanian composer, born in Petrila, Romania (d. 2018)
  • Jun 19 Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Galvany, American soprano
  • Jun 20 Billy Guy [Frank Phillips], American baritone pop singer (The Coasters, 1955-73 - "Charlie Brown"; "Youngblood"), and record producer, American singer (The Coasters - "Young Blood"), born in Itasca, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson, American country singer-songwriter ("Me And Bobby McGee"; "Help Me Make It Through The Night"), and actor (Amerika; Millennium; A Star Is Born), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Jun 22 Verne Allison, American singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 22 Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian jazz musician and composer, born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Jun 28 Peter Hall, British folklorist and musician, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jun 29 Leonard Lee, American vocalist (Shirley & Lee - "Let The Good Times Roll"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1976)
  • Jun 30 Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer and songwriter ("Garden State Stomp"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jun 30 Pauls Dambis, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Jul 4 Richard "Dick" Hyde, American trombonist and session musician (Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Madonna), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Jul 7 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
  • Jul 7 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • Jul 7 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • Jul 9 David Joel Zinman, American composer and conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1985-98), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 Liisa Pohjola, Finnish concert pianist and music professor, born in Seinäjoki, Finland
  • Jul 9 George Cleve, Austrian-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1968-70; San Jose Symphony, 1972-92; San Francisco Midsummer Mozart Festival, 1974-2015), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)
  • Jul 10 Jan Wincenty Hawel, Polish composer, born in Pszów, Poland
  • Jul 13 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Gloria Lambert, American singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jul 16 Buddy Merrill, American guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Torrey, Utah
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994) [1]
  • Jul 20 Saginaw Grant, Native American character actor, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, musician, and U.S. Marine, born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 2021)
  • Jul 22 Don Patterson, American jazz organist ("Hip Cake Walk"; Holiday Soul), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Jul 26 Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2010)
  • Jul 26 Rodney Milne [Blumer], British opera critic (Opera magazine, 1971-99), musicologist, and libretto translator, born in Stafford, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Buddy [George] Guy, American blues guitarist (Stone Crazy), born in Lettsworth, Louisiana
  • Jul 30 István Zelenka, Swiss composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jul 31 Bonnie Brown, American country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 2 Anthony Payne, British composer (Phoenix Mass; Visions and Journeys), critic, and musicologist, born in London (d. 2021)
  • Aug 3 Vinko "Vice" Vukov, Croatian singer (Eurovision Song Contest 1963 & 1965), born in Šibenik, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2008)
  • Aug 4 Elsbeary Hobbs, American bass doo-wop vocalist (The Drifters - "There Goes My Baby"; "Save The Last Dance For Me"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 7 Charles Pope, American soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2013)
  • Aug 10 Chuck Israels, American jazz double bassist, composer (Bill Evans Trio), arranger, and band leader, born in New York City
  • Aug 12 Gerard Masson, composer
  • Aug 17 Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician and actor and activist, born on Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 Carla Fracci, Italian ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 22 Lex Humphries, American jazz drummer (Sun Ra Arkestra), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, American pop vocalist (The Drifters - "Up On The Roof"; "On Broadway"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Aug 29 Gilbert Amy, French composer (Mouvements; Épigrammes), conductor, and educator, born in Paris, France
  • Aug 30 Edward Pałłasz, Polish classical, theater, and film composer, born in Starogard Gdański, Poland (d. 2019)
  • Aug 31 Igor Zhukov, Russian pianist, conductor (Moscow Chamber Orchestra), and sound engineer, born in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia (d. 2018)
  • Sep 2 David Leonard Blake, composer
  • Sep 5 Cornelius Boyson, American blues bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)

Buddy Holly

Sep 7 (Charles) "Buddy" Holly [Holley], American musician ("Peggy Sue"; "That'll Be the Day"; "Words Of Love"), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 1959)

  • Sep 7 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Sep 9 Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter, Austrian organist and composer, born in Hargelsberg, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Sep 19 Gene Dinwiddie, American blues saxophonist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2002)
  • Sep 21 (Royden) Dickey Lee [Lipscomb], American pop-country singer-songwriter ("Patches"; "Laurie"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 21 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 (Roosevelt) "Booba" Barnes, American blues guitarist, born in Longwood, Washington County, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Oct 1 Edward Villella, American ballet dancer (NYC Ballet, 1957-79), and artistic director (Miami City Ballet, 1985-2012), born in Bayside, Queens, New York
  • Oct 3 Steve Reich, American minimalist composer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 5 Annerose Schmidt [Boeck], East German concert pianist, and educator, born in Wittenberg, Germany
  • Oct 7 Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Oct 8 Carman Moore, American composer, born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Oct 11 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • Oct 15 Kari Rydman, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 16 Gerardo Gandini, Argentinian pianist and composer (Laberynthus Johannes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2013)
  • Oct 24 Bill Wyman, English rock and jazz bassist (Rolling Stones, 1962-93 - "Under My Thumb"), born in Lewisham, London
  • Oct 24 Rainer Kunad, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1995)
  • Oct 26 Bruce Belland, American singer (Tim Conway Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Al Casey, American rock and session guitarist (Duane Eddy; The Wrecking Crew), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Charlie Daniels, American country-rock guitarist, fiddler, and singer ("Devil Went Down to Georgia"), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2020)
  • Oct 28 Ted Hawkins, American singer and guitarist ("The Next Hundred Years"), born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Oct 28 Carl Davis, American conductor and composer for silent films, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 1 [Zephire] Andre Williams, American R&B musician ("Shake a Tail Feather"; "Jailbait"), born in Bessemer, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Nov 6 David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)

Mary Travers

Nov 9 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

  • Nov 10 Izumi Tateno, Finnish-based Japanese concert pianist and educator (Sibelius Academy, 1968-81), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 11 Juan Carlos Zorzi, Argentinian composer, and conductor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1999)
  • Nov 11 Jack Keller, American songwriter, and record producer ("Run To Him"; "Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart"; theme to Bewitched), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Nov 14 Cornell Gunter, American R&B singer (Coasters - "Poison Ivy"; "Yakety-Yak"), born in Coffeyville, Kansas (d. 1990)
  • Nov 15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • Nov 16 Shirvani Chalayev, Daghestanian composer, born in Khosrekh, Daghestan, Russia
  • Nov 18 Don Cherry, American jazz trumpeter (Ornette Coleman), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Robert White, American session guitarist (Temptations - "My Girl"), born in Billmeyer, Pennsylvania (d. 1974)
  • Nov 19 Emin Aristakesian, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia, USSR (d. 1996)
  • Nov 19 Michel Decoust, French composer and conductor (Symétrie; Interphone), born in Paris
  • Nov 21 James DePreist, American conductor (Mitropoulos Prize, 1964, Oregon Symphony, 1980-2003), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Nov 22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor (Stephen Climax; Chief Joseph) born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2019)
  • Nov 23 Celin Romero, Spanish classical guitarist (The Romeros), born in Málaga, Spain
  • Nov 25 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Nov 27 Henri Belolo, French disco music producer and songwriter (The Village People; The Ritchie Family) ,born in Casablanca, Morocco (d. 2019)
  • Nov 28 Trisutji Kamal, Indonesian classical pianist and composer (Prayer of Redemption), born in Jakarta, Indonesia (d. 2021)
  • Nov 28 Roy McCurdy, American jazz drummer (Sonny Rollins; Cannonball Adderly; Chuck Mangione), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 29 Davide Anzaghi, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Dec 2 Peter Michael Braun, German composer, born in Wuppertal, Germany (d. 2019)
  • Dec 4 Larry Davis, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1994)
  • Dec 4 Freddy Cannon [Picariello], American rocker (Palisades Park), born in Revere, Massachusetts
  • Dec 5 Robert Freeman, English photo-journalist and graphic designer (early Beatles album art and film posters), born in London (d. 2019) [1]

About 1936

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