Birthdays in Music in August 1936

  • Aug 2 Anthony Edward Payne, composer
  • Aug 4 Elsbeary Hobbs, American rocker (Drifters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 7 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • Aug 12 Gerard Masson, composer
  • Aug 17 Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 Carla Fracci, ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 22 Lex P Humphries, drummer
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, rocker (Drifters)