On This Day

Year 1914 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher (d. 1970)
  • Oct 7 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 9 Roger Goeb, American composer, born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 1997)
  • Oct 10 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Kirbyville, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Oct 17 Albert Markos, Romanian composer (Torso I), born in Székelykeresztúr, Hungary (now Cristuru Secuiesc, Romania) (d. 1981)
  • Oct 20 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Oct 26 Alexander "Sasha" Argov [Abramovich], Israeli composer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer and author (Mozart biography), born in Amsterdam (d. 2001)
  • Oct 30 Patsy Montana [Ruby Rose Blevins], American country singer, songwriter and yodeler (I Want To Be A Cowboys' Sweetheart), born in Beaudry, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Richard E. Holz, American composer for brass band (Salvation Army), born in Pittston, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Oct 30 Marius Flothuis, Dutch composer, (Kleine Suite for 12 harps; Negro Lament), musicologist and music critic, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • Nov 1 Sabby Lewis, American jazz pianist and arranger, born in Middleburgh, North Carolina (d. 1994)
  • Nov 3 Hallgrímur Helgason, Icelandic musicologist, composer, teacher and conductor, born in Eyrarbakki, Iceland (d. 1994)
  • Nov 11 Hansje Toussaint [Hermina A Schenk], Dutch singer (Sing of the Cross), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 1984)
  • Nov 14 Ken Carson, American singer (Garry Moore Show), born in Coalgate, Oklahoma
  • Nov 15 Jorge Bolet, Cuban-born American pianist known for his performances of the work of Franz Liszt, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1990)
  • Nov 18 Leif Solberg, Norwegian organist, choral conductor and composer, born in Lena, Norway (d. 2016)
  • Nov 25 Eddie Boyd, American blues pianist and singer ("Five Long Years"), born in Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Nov 29 Coleridge Goode, Jamaican-British jazz double bassist (Joe Harriot Quintet), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Dec 1 Johnny Johnston, singer (Make that Spare), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 2 Eddie Sauter, American musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1981)
  • Dec 3 Irving Fine, American composer (Toccata), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1962)
  • Dec 3 Edward "Corky" Cornelius, American jazz trumpeter (Benny Goodman; Gene Krupa), born in Cicero, Indiana (d. 1943)
  • Dec 10 Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali, My Favorite Brunette), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 George "Tiger" Haynes, American jazz musician (The Three Flames) and actor (In the Heat of the Night, The Wiz), born in Frederiksted, St. Croix (d. 1994)
  • Dec 14 Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist (Bach & Rock), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Dec 18 Connie "Pee Wee" Crayton, American R&B and blues guitarist and singer ("Do Unto Others"), born in Rockdale, Texas (d. 1985)
  • Dec 23 Dezider Kardos, Slovak composer, born in Nadlice, Slovakia (d. 1991)
  • Dec 27 Ivan Sutton, British concert promoter (City Music Society), born in Purley, London (d. 1996)
  • Dec 29 Billy [Dorothy] Tipton, American jazz pianist/saxophonist/bandleader, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1989)

Deaths in Music