1934 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 156 of 156

  • Aug 10 James Carl Tenney, American composer, born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2006)
  • Aug 13 Leifur Thorarinsson, composer
  • Aug 15 Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (Mirza, Cornichons), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Aug 16 Ketty Lester, [Revoyda Frierson], US singer/actress (Love Letters)
  • Aug 18 Ronnie Carroll, British singer (Walk Hand in Hand), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2015)
  • Aug 20 Sneaky Pete Kleinow, South Blend, IN, country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), (d. 2007)
  • Aug 21 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist
  • Aug 22 John M Chowning, composer
  • Aug 23 Lojze Lebic, Slovenian composer, born in Prevalje
  • Aug 24 Roger Donald Dickerson, American composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 29 Gene Allison, US R&B-singer (You Can Make It If You Try)
  • Aug 29 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer
  • Sep 2 Michael Sahl, composer
  • Sep 3 Xavier Darasse, composer
  • Sep 3 Freddie King, Gilmer Tx, blues singer (Hideaway)
  • Sep 5 Carol Lawrence, American actress (West Side Story), born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Little Milton [James Milton Campbell], Inverness Mississippii, blues singer and guitarist
  • Sep 8 Peter Maxwell Davies, composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Larry Sitsky, composer
  • Sep 10 Vasil Kazandzhiev, composer
  • Sep 11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist
  • Sep 16 Ronnie Drew, Ex-Singer of The Dubliners and Solo Artist (d.2008)
  • Sep 19 Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles)

Person of interestLeonard Cohen

Sep 21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • Sep 26 Dick Heckstall-Smith, English jazz-blues saxophonist, born in Ludlow, Shropshire (d. 2004)
  • Sep 30 Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer
  • Oct 3 Benjamin Boretz, composer
  • Oct 8 Doc Green, rocker (Drifters)
  • Oct 13 Nana Mouskouri, Crete Greece, singer (Try to Remember) [or 10/10/36]
  • Oct 15 N. Ramani, Indian flutist
  • Oct 17 Emmanuel "Rico" Rodriguez, Jamaican ska trombonist (The Specials), born in Kingston (d. 2015)
  • Oct 19 David Guard, rocker (Kingston Trio)
  • Oct 20 Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer
  • Oct 22 Donald McIntyre, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 26 Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia), born in Berlin
  • Oct 29 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist, Dutch TV host and actor (Gilas)
  • Oct 29 Ramon Sender, composer
  • Oct 29 Robert E Hughes, American orchestra leader (Rich Little Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Frans Brüggen, Dutch musician
  • Oct 31 Walter Steffens, German composer, born in Burtscheid, Aachen, Germany
  • Nov 1 William Mathias, Welsh composer, born in Whitland (d. 1992)
  • Nov 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • Nov 14 Ellis Marsalis, jazz musician
  • Nov 15 Peter Dickinson, English composer, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • Nov 19 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • Nov 19 David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
  • Nov 24 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (St Florian)
  • Nov 24 Claudio Prieto, composer
  • Nov 24 Martin Charnin, Broadway lyricist (Annie, West Side Story)
  • Nov 28 Carlos Farinas, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 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)

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music