August 1935 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 John MacIvor Perkins, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2010)
  • Aug 3 Vic Vogel, Hungarian-Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 7 Rahsaan Roland Kirk, American jazz multi-instrumentalist (Bright Moments, The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Aug 9 George S. Leotsakos, Greek composer and musicologist, born in Athens, Greece
  • Aug 10 Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (NightPrayers), born in Tblisi, Georgia
  • Aug 15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum, My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • Aug 18 Lajos Papp, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen
  • Aug 20 Charles Shere, composer
  • Aug 20 J. J. Malone, US soul singer (It's a shame), born in Pete's Corner, Alabama (d. 2004)
  • Aug 20 Justin Tubb, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 23 Loren Rush, American composer, born in Richmond, California
  • Aug 30 John Phillips, American singer and guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming), born in Parris Island, South Carolina (d. 2001)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 19 French singer Édith Piaf (19) weds Andrew Johnseppe in Belleville, Paris

Singer Edith Piaf
Singer
Edith Piaf

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 6 Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 15 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, dies at 75
  • Aug 20 Otakar Ostrcil, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 29 Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82