August 1937 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Garth Hudson, Canadian pop musician (The Band-Life is a Carnival)
  • Aug 4 David Vickerman Bedford, composer
  • Aug 6 Baden Powell de Aquino, Brazilian guitarist (d. 2000)
  • Aug 6 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York
  • Aug 6 Charlie [Charles Edward] Haden, American jazz double-bassist (Liberation Music Orchestra), born in Shenandoah, Iowa (d. 2014)
  • Aug 8 Louis Neefs, Belgian singer
  • Aug 14 Brian Fenelly, composer
  • Aug 16 David Behrman, composer
  • Aug 20 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 22 Donald MacLeary, British ballet dancer (Royal Ballet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 27 Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
  • Aug 27 Phil Shulman, Welsh rocker (Gentle Giant), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 27 Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 23 Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel, composer, dies at 68