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Birthdays in Music in December 1941

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Tom McGuiness, rocker (McGuiness-Flint)
  • Dec 6 Helen Cornelius, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Monroe City, Missouri
  • Dec 6 John Nelson, conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Dec 9 Dan Hicks, American singer-songwriter (Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Chad Stuart, English rock vocalist and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy), born in Windermere, Cumberland, England
  • Dec 10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • Dec 11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Dec 12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • Dec 12 Terry Kirkman, American rock vocalist and keyboardist (Association), born in Salina, Kansas
  • Dec 12 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Robert Covington, American drummer and singer, born in Yazoo City, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Dec 18 Sam Andrew, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Company-Cheap Thrills)
  • Dec 18 Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpeter and composer
  • Dec 19 Maurice White, singer-songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Dec 23 Tim Hardin, American singer (If I Were a Carpenter, Reason to Believe), born in Eugene, Oregon (d. 1980)
  • Dec 23 Ron Bushy, American musician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • Dec 25 Ronald Perera, composer
  • Dec 25 Ronnie Cuber, American jazz saxophonist, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 27 Leslie Maguire, English pianist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry Cross the Mersey), born in Wallasey, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Mike Pinder [Michael Thomas Pinder], English keyboard player and Mellotron pioneer (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 29 Ray Thomas, English rock vocalist and flautist (Moody Blues-Legend Of A Mind), born in Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom (d. 2018)

About December 1941

How Old? 77 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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