1925 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 142 of 142

  • Sep 11 Harry Stuart Somers, composer
  • Sep 13 Gabriel Charpentier, composer
  • Sep 13 Mel Tormé, American singer (d. 1999)

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Sep 16 B.B. King, blues guitarist and singer (Thrill is Gone), born in Itta Bena Mississippi

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  • Sep 16 Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Garry Moore Show, Annie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 20 Bobby Nunn [Ulysses B. Nunn Sr.], American singer (The Robins, The Coasters) born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1986)
  • Sep 26 Marty Robbins, American country singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone), born in Glendale, Arizona (d. 1982)
  • Sep 30 Félix Luna, Argentine historian and lyricist, born in La Rioja Province, Argentina (d. 2009)
  • Oct 2 Alois Pinos, Czech composer, born in Vyskov (d. 2008)
  • Oct 12 Guitar Gabriel [Robert Lewis Jones], American blues singer and guitarist, born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 1996)
  • Oct 13 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (d. 1979)
  • Oct 15 Mickey Baker, guitar player ("Love is strange"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Oct 18 Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
  • Oct 20 Herman Roelstraete, composer
  • Oct 22 Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings and Iguanas), born in Woodbridge, New Jersey, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 23 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday)
  • Oct 24 Luciano Berio, Oneglia Italy, composer (Chemins)
  • Oct 29 Zoot Sims, jazz saxophonist, born in Inglewood, California
  • Oct 30 Teo Macero [Attilio Joseph Macero], American composer, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • Nov 15 Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • Nov 17 Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, born in Schenectady, New York
  • Nov 18 William Robert Mayer, composer
  • Nov 18 William Mayer, American composer (A Death in the Family, Brief Candle), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 20 June [Shirley L] Christy, American jazz singer (Tampico)
  • Nov 22 Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Nov 23 Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
  • Nov 26 Eugene Istomin, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 28 Aurelio de la Vega, composer
  • Nov 30 Maxwell Street Jimmy Charles Davis Thomas, blues musician
  • Dec 1 Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer
  • Dec 3 Ferlin Husky, American country singer (Born to Lose, Gone)
  • Dec 8 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side)
  • Dec 8 Samuel "Sammy" Davis Jr., American singer/dancer/actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Dec 12 Vladimir Shainsky, Soviet and Russian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • Dec 17 Rijk de Gooyer, Dutch actor, comedian and singer (Black Rider, Rififi in Amsterdam), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • Dec 19 Robert Sherman, songwriter (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Dec 20 Vlastimir Nikolovski, composer
  • Dec 22 Thomas Christian David, composer
  • Dec 24 Mohd. Rafi, Indian actor and playback singer (d. 1980)
  • Dec 24 Yafa Yarkoni, Israel, singer (Road to Jerusalem, Don't Say Goodbye, Say I will see You) (d.2012)
  • Dec 27 Allan Blank, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Deaths in Music