1938 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 156 of 156

  • Aug 24 David Freiberg, American rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Mason Williams, American musician, songwriter, author and photographer (Classical Gas, Smother Brothers Comedy Hour), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Aug 26 Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers
  • Sep 6 Joan Tower, composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 11 Charles Patrick, rocker (Monotones)
  • Sep 12 Judy Clay [Guions], soul and gospel singer, born in St Paul, North Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Tatiana Troyanos, American mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 19 Zygmunt Krauze, composer
  • Sep 20 Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • Sep 21 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, composer
  • Sep 21 Yuji Takahashi, composer
  • Sep 22 Sol Amarfio, Ghanaian musician (Osibisa)
  • Sep 28 Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer (Stand by Me), born in Henderson, North Carolina
  • Oct 3 Eddie Cochran, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 3 Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
  • Oct 5 Carlo Mastrangelo, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 15 Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist (d. 1997)
  • Oct 15 Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/R&B singer (Move 2 mountains)
  • Oct 15 Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
  • Oct 16 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • Oct 18 Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)
  • Oct 24 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 29 Peter Stampfel, musician and songwriter (The Holy Modal Rounders), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nov 2 Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Harry Elston, R&B singer (Friends of Distinction ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 5 Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 1980)
  • Nov 6 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 6 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • Nov 7 Dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)
  • Nov 8 Richard Stoker, composer
  • Nov 10 H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)
  • Nov 11 Narvel Felts, country singer
  • Nov 11 Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
  • Nov 16 Richard Landry, composer
  • Nov 16 Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Nov 17 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer

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Nov 17 Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folksinger (Sundown), born in Orillia, Ontario

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  • Nov 19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 1 Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
  • Dec 3 Jose Serebrier, Uruguayan conductor and composer (Star Wagon), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Dec 4 Yvonne Minton, Australian soprano
  • Dec 5 John J Cale, rock guitarist (After Midnight), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • Dec 9 William Thomas McKinley, composer
  • Dec 10 Yuri Temirkanov, Nalchik Russia, conductor (Kirov)
  • Dec 11 Enrico Macias, Algerian-born French singer
  • Dec 11 McCoy Tyner, US jazz pianist (John Coltrane Quartet), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 12 Joel Chadabe, composer
  • Dec 13 Alvin Curran, composer
  • Dec 13 Tony Gomez, rocker (Foundations)
  • Dec 17 Carlo Little, English drummer (d. 2005)
  • Dec 18 [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, born in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Dec 20 John Harris Harbison, composer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Dec 25 David Borden, composer
  • Dec 28 Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)
  • Dec 28 Richard Sudhalter, British(?) writer/jazz musician

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music