On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1938

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Eddie Cochran, American rock vocalist and guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1960)
  • Oct 3 Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer, born in Konavle, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
  • Oct 5 Carlo Mastrangelo, Italian-American rocker (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 10 Gloria Coates, American post-minimalist composer, born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Oct 15 Marv Johnson, American gospel and R&B singer (Move 2 mountains), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1993)
  • Oct 15 Rafael Aponte-Ledeé, Puerto Rican composer, born in Guayama, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 15 Fela Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician and composer, born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria (d. 1997)
  • Oct 16 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • Oct 18 Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)
  • Oct 24 Fred E. Finn, American pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 29 Peter Stampfel, American musician and songwriter (The Holy Modal Rounders), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

About October 1938

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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