August 1936 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Anthony Edward Payne, composer
  • Aug 4 Elsbeary Hobbs, American rocker (Drifters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 7 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • Aug 12 Gerard Masson, composer
  • Aug 17 Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 22 Lex P Humphries, drummer
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, rocker (Drifters)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 4 Henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 15 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 15 Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (The Mikado), dies at 71
  • Aug 17 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36
  • Aug 19 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38