1932 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 149 of 149

  • Aug 28 Carlene Polite, American dancer, activist and author (Sister X), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • Aug 31 Roy Castle, English dancer and television entertainer (Record Breakers), born in Scholes, Yorkshire (d. 1994)
  • Sep 2 Walter Davis Jr., American hard bop pianist (Davis Cup, Illumination), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • Sep 6 Gilles Tremblay, Canadian composer, born in Saguenay, Canada (d. 2017)

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Sep 8 Patsy Cline, American country singer (Crazy), born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1963)

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  • Sep 13 Bengt Hallberg, Swedish jazz pianist and composer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2013)
  • Sep 21 Don Preston, American rock musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 24 Svetlana Beriosova, Lithuanian-British ballerina, born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist (sued Steinway Piano), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1982)
  • Sep 26 Giacomo Manzoni, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Sep 27 Mario Bertoncini, composer
  • Sep 28 VĂ­ctor Jara, Chilean folk singer and activist (d. 1973)
  • Sep 29 Jeremy Isaacs, general director (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)
  • Oct 1 Albert Collins, Leona TX, blues guitarist (Frosty, Showdown)
  • Oct 8 Pete Drake, American pedal steel guitarist and producer, born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1988)
  • Oct 11 Dottie West, American country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • Oct 12 Joel Mandelbaum, American composer, born in New York
  • Oct 13 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • Oct 14 Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor, born in Philadelphia (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Jaan Raats, Estonian composer, born in Tartu, Estonia
  • Oct 16 Henry Jay Lewis, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 17 Gundaris Pone, composer
  • Nov 6 Stonewall Jackson, American country music musician, born in Tabor City, North Carolina
  • Nov 11 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Nov 14 Ramon Zupko, American composer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 15 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1972)
  • Nov 15 Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
  • Nov 20 John Barnes Chance, composer
  • Nov 21 Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, composer
  • Nov 26 Alan Stout, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 28 Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)
  • Nov 28 Gato Barbieri, Latin jazz musician (Last Tango in Paris), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • Nov 29 Antoine Tisne, composer
  • Nov 29 John Gary, Watertown, NY, singer
  • Dec 1 Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
  • Dec 3 Corry Brokken, Dutch singer (1957 Eurovision)
  • Dec 4 Edgar Valcarcel, composer
  • Dec 5 Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon, Georgia, American singer-songwriter (Tutti Frutti)
  • Dec 5 James Cleveland, American gospel singer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Dec 9 Jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician
  • Dec 9 Donald Byrd, American jazz trumpeter (Black Byrd), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Dec 14 Abbe Lane, singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 14 Charlie "Silver Fox" Rich, Colt Ark, vocalist (Behind Closed Doors)
  • Dec 15 Elaine Barkin, composer
  • Dec 15 Igor Stuhec, Slovenian composer, born in Kremberk
  • Dec 16 Rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, composer (Humpback Horse), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Dec 21 Ilja Zeljenka, composer
  • Dec 28 Dorsey Burnette, rockabilly singer (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • Dec 28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music