August 1935 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 John MacIvor Perkins, composer
  • Aug 3 Vic Vogel, Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader
  • 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, composer
  • Aug 10 Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers)
  • 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, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Singer Edith Piaf
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