1924 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 157 of 157

  • Jul 29 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 30 Christopher Shaw, composer
  • Aug 2 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger (d. 2005)
  • Aug 8 Thomas Beversdorf, composer
  • Aug 14 Georges Prêtre, French conductor known for interpretation, born in Waziers, France (d. 2017)
  • Aug 17 Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist
  • Aug 19 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Aug 22 Andrzej Markowski, composer
  • Aug 23 Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer
  • Aug 24 Louis Teicher, American pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Aug 28 Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan, American dancer and actress (Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2004)
  • Aug 28 Vilayat Khan, composer
  • Aug 29 Dinah Washington, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 29 Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (d. 2005)
  • Aug 30 Kenny Dorham [McKinley], Fairfield, Texas, jazz trumpeter, (d. 1972)
  • Aug 31 Klaus Hashagen, composer
  • Sep 5 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 2009)
  • Sep 7 Hugh Aitken, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Leonard Rosenman, American TV composer (Marcus Welby MD), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 7 Bridie Gallagher, singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from County Armagh), born in Donegal, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Sep 13 Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966)
  • Sep 13 Harold Blair, Australian tenor, Aboriginal activist (d. 1976)
  • Sep 15 Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
  • Sep 16 Lauren Bacall, American actress and singer named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema (Dark Passage, Key Largo), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 19 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire (d.2015)
  • Sep 20 Gogi Grant, [Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg], singer (The Wayward Wind), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 25 Norman Ayrton, opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK)
  • Sep 27 Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • Oct 10 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • Oct 13 Terry Gibbs, American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Colin Romoff, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 17 Bonnie Lou [Mary Joan Okum] Rockabilly musician, born in Towanda, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Oct 18 Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • Oct 18 Egil Hovland, composer
  • Oct 18 Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • Oct 21 Celia Cruz, Cuban singer, Queen of Salsa. (d. 2003)
  • Oct 24 Jose Casanovas, composer
  • Oct 25 Earl Palmer, American rock and roll drummer (Wrecking Crew), born in New Orleans (d. 2008)
  • Oct 27 Gary Chester [Cesario Gurciullo], drummer (Monkees, Lovin' Spoonful) and drum instructor, born in Siracusa, Italy (d. 1987)
  • Oct 28 Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer
  • Nov 5 Ivan Rezak, Czech composer, born in Řevnice (d. 1977)
  • Nov 12 Sam Jones, jazz bassist (d. 1981)
  • Nov 14 Billy Jim Layton, composer
  • Nov 14 Leonid B Kogan, Russian violinist (Lenin Prize-1952), born in Dnepropetrovsk, Russia
  • Nov 22 Axel Borup-Jorgensen, composer
  • Nov 25 Paul Desmond, US jazz saxophonist
  • Nov 25 Tui St George Tucker, composer
  • Nov 28 Kees [Gerrit C] Otten, Dutch flutist
  • Nov 30 Allan Sherman, American parody singer and songwriter (Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)
  • Nov 30 Klaus Huber, Swiss composer, born in Bern
  • Dec 12 Francis Miroglio, composer
  • Dec 12 Nevit Kodali, composer
  • Dec 14 Marion Morgan, singer (Stop the Music)
  • Dec 15 Ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin)
  • Dec 21 Rita Reys, [Maria Reijs], Dutch jazz singer, (d. 2013)
  • Dec 22 Francesco "Frank" Corsaro, American opera director (The Night of the Iguana, Play of the Week), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 24 [Irving] Lee Dorsey, American pop and R&B singer (Working in the Coal Mine), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1986)

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