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October 7, 1911 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • (Jonathon) "Jo" Jones, American jazz drummer, and percussionist (Count Basie), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
  • Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Akron, Ohio
1911 in Music