December 1933 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Dec 1 Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, born in Pont-l'AbbĂ©, Brittany (d. 2016)
  • Dec 5 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator
  • Dec 6 Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, composer
  • Dec 12 Manu Dibango, Cameroonian musician (Soul Makossa), born in Douala, French Cameroon
  • Dec 14 Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I left my heart in San Francisco)
  • Dec 15 Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)
  • Dec 21 Miklos Kocsar, composer
  • Dec 29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 2 Josef Gruber, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 3 Richard Henry Warren, composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 6 Auguste Chapuis, French composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 12 Theodore Moses Tobani, German composer, dies at 78