On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1943

  • Oct 1 Jerry Martini [Gerald L. Martini], American saxophonist (Sly and the Family Stone - "Everyday People"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 5 Steve Miller, American rocker (Abracadabra, Space Cowboy), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 6 Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
  • Oct 6 Udo Zimmermann, composer
  • Oct 8 James E. Sellars, American composer, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2017)
  • Oct 9 Tony Tribe [Anthony Mossop], Jamaican-British reggae singer (Red, Red Wine), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 10 Denis D'Ell, English rocker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • Oct 11 Gene Watson, American country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff), born in Palestine, Texas
  • Oct 11 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, Swedish composer, born in Solna, Sweden
  • Oct 14 Anthony Iannaccone, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Larrie Londin [Ralph Gallant], American session drummer (Motown and Nashville), born in Norfolk, Virgina (d. 1992)
  • Oct 16 Charles Frederick "C.F." Turner, Canadian rock bassist and songwriter (Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "Let It Ride"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 17 Susan Davenny Wyner, American soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 18 Russ Giguere, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Oct 19 Robert Morris, American composer, born in Cheltenham, England
  • Oct 19 Robin Greville Holloway, British composer (Seascape And Harvest), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
  • Oct 20 Dunja Vejzovic, Croatian soprano
  • Oct 21 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 21 Ron Elliott, American guitarist and songwriter (The Beau Brummels - "Just A Little"), born in Healdsburg, California
  • Oct 22 Paul Zukofsky, American violinist and conductor (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Oct 22 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • Oct 25 Roy Lynes, English rock organist (Status Quo), born in Redhill, Surrey, England

About October 1943

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

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