May 1933 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Bunk Gardner, musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Cleveland Ohio

Person of interestJames Brown

May 3 James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • May 7 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer
  • May 13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • May 13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • May 14 Frank Harte, Irish singer and song collector
  • May 21 Maurice AndrĂ©, French trumpeter, (d. 2012)
  • May 22 John Browning, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956), born in Denver, Colorado
  • May 29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor

Deaths in Music


Person of interestJimmie Rodgers

May 26 Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, dies of a pulmonary hemorrhage at 35

Country Singer Jimmie Rodgers
Country Singer
Jimmie Rodgers