1931 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 135 of 135

  • Oct 12 Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Oct 14 Rafael Puyana, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Oct 14 Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
  • Oct 19 Laszlo Kalmar, composer
  • Oct 22 Hikaru Hayashi, composer
  • Oct 24 Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen)
  • Oct 31 David Lumsdaine, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Nov 2 Phil Woods, American Jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Nov 4 Darla Hood, American child actress (Little Rascals, The Bat), born in Leedey, Oklahoma (d. 1979)
  • Nov 5 Ike Turner, Miss, AKA Mr Tina Turner!, guitarist (A Fool in Love)
  • Nov 6 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 1982)
  • Nov 7 Gerald Humel, composer
  • Nov 10 Toma Prosev, Macedonian composer, born in Skopje
  • Nov 12 Bob Crewe, songwriter and producer (Big Girls Don't Cry), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • Nov 16 Bob Gibson, folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Nov 16 Hubert Sumlin, American blues musician
  • Nov 21 Malcolm Williamson, composer
  • Nov 23 Gloria Lynne, American Jazz vocalist (Dell Tones), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2013)
  • Nov 25 Nat Adderley, American jazz musician (Work Song), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2000)
  • Nov 27 Juan Guinjoan, composer
  • Nov 30 Gunther Herbig, Usti-nad-Labem Czech, conductor (East Berlin Orchestra)
  • Dec 1 Jimmy Lyons, American musician (d. 1986)
  • Dec 1 Jim Nesbitt, singer (d. 2007)
  • Dec 3 Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
  • Dec 6 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)
  • Dec 8 Rudolf Komorous, composer

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Dec 11 Rita Moreno [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno
  • Dec 18 Allen Klein, American rock and roll business manager
  • Dec 21 Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer
  • Dec 21 David Baker, composer (Reflections) and educator, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Dec 24 Mauricio Kagel, Argentina/German composer
  • Dec 26 Thomas Eden Binkley, musician
  • Dec 27 Scotty Moore, guitarist (for Elvis), born in Gadsden, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Dec 28 John de Mol, Dutch vocalist/composer/producer
  • Dec 30 Skeeter Davis, [Mary Penick], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music