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October 9, 1940 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Hans Ulrich Humpert, German composer, born in Paderborn, Germany (d. 2010)

Person of interestJohn Lennon

John Lennon, British rock singer-songwriter (The Beatles - "Strawberry Fields Forever"; "Help!"; solo - "Imagine"; "Grow Old With Me"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1980)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

1940 in Music