December 1935 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 26 Stalin views Dmitri Shostakovich' opera "Lady Macbeth"

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Composer Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer
Dmitri Shostakovich

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Jurg Wyttenbach, composer
  • Dec 6 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • Dec 6 George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Dec 7 Jean-Claude Casadesus, French conductor, born in Paris
  • Dec 9 David Houston, American country music singer (Almost Persuaded), born in Bossier City, Louisiana (d. 1993)
  • Dec 19 Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (d. 1974)
  • Dec 23 Esther Phillips, [EM Jones], US singer (When a Woman Loves a Man)
  • Dec 25 Gunter Friedrichs, composer
  • Dec 26 Abdul "Duke" Fakir, American rock vocalist (Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 30 Bruno Canino, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 4 Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 24 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50