1936 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 168 of 168

  • Jul 7 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • Jul 7 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • Jul 9 David Joel Zinman, American composer and conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1985-98), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Jan Wincenty Hawel, Polish composer, born in Pszów, Poland
  • Jul 13 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Gloria Lambert, singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jul 16 Buddy Merrill, American guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Torrey, Utah
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina
  • Jul 22 Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
  • Jul 26 Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2010)
  • Jul 30 Buddy [George] Guy, American blues guitarist (Stone Crazy), born in Lettsworth, Louisiana
  • Jul 30 István Zelenka, Swiss composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jul 31 Bonnie Brown, country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 2 Anthony Payne, English composer, born in London
  • 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 20 Carla Fracci, ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 22 Lex Humphries, American jazz drummer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, American rocker (Drifters), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Sep 2 David Leonard Blake, composer
  • Sep 5 Cornelius Boyson, American bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)

Person of interestBuddy Holly

Sep 7 Buddy Holly [Charles Holley], American musician (Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 1959)

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly
  • Sep 7 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Sep 9 Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter, composer
  • Sep 21 Dickey Lee, American singer and songwriter (Patches), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 21 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Booba [Roosevelt Melvin] Barnes, American blues guitarist, born in Longwood, Washington County, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Oct 1 Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
  • Oct 3 Steve Reich, American minimalist composer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 5 Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist, born in Wittenberg, Germany
  • Oct 7 Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor
  • Oct 8 Carman Moore, American composer, born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Oct 11 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • Oct 15 Kari Rydman, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki
  • Oct 16 Gerardo Gandini, composer
  • Oct 24 Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
  • Oct 24 Rainer Kunad, composer
  • Oct 26 Bruce Belland, singer (Tim Conway Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 28 Charlie Daniels, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Oct 28 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
  • Oct 28 Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
  • Nov 6 David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)

Person of interestMary Travers

Nov 9 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers
  • Nov 12 Mort Shuman, singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Nov 12 Robert White, guitarist
  • Nov 14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • Nov 16 Shirvani Chalayev, composer
  • Nov 18 Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
  • Nov 18 Hank Ballard, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 19 Emin Aristakesian, composer
  • Nov 19 Michel Decoust, composer
  • Nov 21 James DePreist, American conductor (Mitropolos 1964), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • Nov 25 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Nov 28 Celin Romero, Spanish guitarist
  • Nov 29 Davide Anzagai, composer
  • Dec 2 Peter Michael Braun, composer
  • Dec 4 Larry Davis, blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 12 Bengt Emil Johnson, composer
  • Dec 17 Tommy Steele [Thomas Hicks], English pop singer, 1st British Rock and Roll star, born in London
  • Dec 23 Claude Albert Coppens, composer
  • Dec 29 Vitaly Alexeyevich Godzyatsky, composer

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music