1928 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 164 of 164

  • Jul 23 Leon Fleisher, American pianist and conductor (Annapolis Symph 1973-77), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 26 Hans Haselböck, Austrian organist and composer, born in Nesselstauden, Lower Austria
  • Jul 26 Tadeusz Baird, Polish composer (Giocosa), born in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland (d. 1981)
  • Jul 27 Sakari Mononen, Finnish composer, born in Korpiselkä, Finland (d. 1997)
  • Jul 28 Adrian Ratiu, composer
  • Jul 29 Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, composer
  • Aug 7 Herb [Herbert] Reed, American musician (The Platters), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Aug 8 Don Burrows, Australian musician
  • Aug 10 Eddie Fisher, American singer (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Aug 10 Jimmy Dean, American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever), born in Plainview, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 16 Ann Blyth, American actress and singer (Kismet, Mildred Pierce), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Aug 16 Eddie Kirkland, Jamaican/US blues guitarist (Have Mercy)
  • Aug 17 T.J. [Thomas Jefferson] Anderson, American composer, born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 21 Zdeněk Lukáš, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 2007)
  • Aug 21 Art Farmer, American trumpet player (Farmer's Market, The Jazztet), born in Council Buffs, Iowa (d. 1999)
  • Aug 22 Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer, born in Mödrath, Kerpen, Germany (d. 2007)
  • Aug 23 Gerd Natschinski, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 2015)
  • Aug 25 Karl Korte, American composer, born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, born in Cleethorpes England (d. 2013)
  • Aug 27 Peter Richard Tahourdin, English-Australian composer, born in Bramdean, Hampshire (d. 2009)
  • Aug 29 Thomas Stewart, American bass-baritone (La Roche Capriccio), born in San Saba, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Aug 30 Johnny Mann, American music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)
  • Sep 2 Miloslav Istvan, composer
  • Sep 6 Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian conductor (Siberian Fantasy), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 15 Julian E "Cannonball" Adderley, US jazz hard bop musician (Black Messiah), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 18 Adam Walacinski, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland (d. 2015)
  • Sep 23 Robert Helps, composer
  • Sep 28 Naphtali Kupferberg, singer (Fugs)
  • Sep 28 Koko Taylor [Cora Walton], American blues singer known as the "Queen of the Blues", born in Millington, Tennessee (d. 2009)
  • Oct 3 Erik Bruhn, Danish dancer (National Ballet of Canada), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1986)
  • Oct 4 Torben Ulrich, Danish musician, writer, filmmaker and tennis player
  • Oct 9 Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer (Kaivos), born in Helsinki (d. 2016)
  • Oct 14 Gary Graffman, American pianist (Leventritt Award), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 17 Ivan Marinov, composer
  • Oct 22 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Tanev, composer
  • Oct 23 Patrick Peter Sacco, American composer, born in Albion, New York (d. 2000)
  • Nov 6 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Nov 10 Ennio Morricone, composer/musician, born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 11 Arthur Cunningham, composer
  • Nov 11 Ernestine Anderson, jazz vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 14 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
  • Nov 15 C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • Nov 18 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer
  • Nov 23 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj
  • Nov 23 Jerry Bock, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Nov 25 James "Jimmy" Johnson, American gospel and blues singer and guitarist, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi
  • Nov 25 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), born in Aiken, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)
  • Dec 6 Bobby Van, American singer (d. 1980)
  • Dec 7 Raymond Henry Charles Warren, composer
  • Dec 12 Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 15 Jerry Wallace, American singer
  • Dec 19 Galt MacDermot, composer (Letting Down My Hair), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 19 Michael Hurd, composer
  • Dec 20 Charles Donald Adams, singer
  • Dec 21 Thomas Rajna, composer
  • Dec 23 Chronis Aidonidis, Greek singer
  • Dec 23 Buddy Harman, Country music drummer (Grand Ole Opry, Elvis Presley), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • Dec 28 Kamillo Lendvay, composer
  • Dec 28 Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (d. 2001)
  • Dec 29 Bernard Cribbins, British character actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian (Val Doonican Show), born in Oldham, Lancashire
  • Dec 30 Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)
  • Dec 31 Ross Barbour, singer (4 Freshmen), born in Columbus, Indiana

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music