December 1934 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 27 Vernon Duke & James Hanley's musical premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American singer (Me & Mrs Jones), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Dec 9 Alan Ridout, English composer, born in West Wickham, (d. 1996)
  • Dec 9 [Amos] Junior Wells, blues singer (In My Younger Days), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Dec 12 Habib Hassan Touma, Palestinian composer, born in Nazareth, Israel (d. 1998)
  • Dec 25 McKinley Mitchell, US gospel/singer (The Town I Live In)
  • Dec 30 Del Shannon, American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1990)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 8 Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62