On This Day

Year 1941 in Music History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 259 of 259

  • Oct 17 Jim Seals, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler (Seals & Crofts - "Summer Breeze"), born in Sidney, Texas
  • Oct 21 Steve Cropper, American rock and soul guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Booker T & MGs; Otis Redding; The Blues Brothers), born in Willow Springs, Missouri
  • Oct 25 Helen Reddy, Australian-American rock vocalist ("I Am Woman"; "You And Me Against The World"), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 2020) [1]
  • Oct 28 Curtis Lee, American singer (Pretty Little Angel Eyes), born in Yuma, Arizona (d. 2015)
  • Oct 28 Glen Moore, American jazz bassist and composer, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 28 Hank Marvin [Brian Rankin], English rocker (the Shadows), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
  • Oct 30 Otis Williams [Otis Miles], American singer and songwriter (The Temptations - "Just My Imagination"), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • Nov 1 Johnny Kendall [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • Nov 2 Bruce Welch [Bruce Cripps], English rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis), born in Bognor Regis, Sussex, England
  • Nov 3 Brian Poole, English musician (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Barking, England
  • Nov 4 Richard James Gill, Australian conductor and music educator, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2018)
  • Nov 5 Art Garfunkel, American singer and actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 6 Doug Sahm, American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet; Texas Tornadoes), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 6 Guy Clark, American country singer (Heartbroke), born in Monahans, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 6 James Bowman, English countertenor, born in Oxford, England

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Nov 9 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • Nov 12 Frank Rosenthal, rocker
  • Nov 12 Jennifer Helen McLeod, composer
  • Nov 15 Jim Dickinson, American record producer (Mud Boy), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2009)
  • Nov 16 Dan Penn, American songwriter, producer and gospel singer (Out in Left Field), born in Vernon, Alabama
  • Nov 18 Conleth "Con" Cluskey, Irish pop vocalist (The Bachelors - "Diane"; "I Wouldn't Trade You For The World"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 19 Eddie Raynor, New Zealand rock keyboardist (Split Enz; Crowded House), born in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 20 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019) [1]
  • Nov 20 Gary Karr, American double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 21 David Porter, American producer, arranger and songwriter ("Soul Man"; "Hold On, I'm Coming"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 21 İdil Biret, Turkish concert pianist, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • Nov 21 Andrew Love, American saxophonist (The Memphis Horns), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Ron McClure, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Nov 22 Jesse Colin Young, American singer songwriter (Youngbloods; Song For Juli), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 24 Donald "Duck" Dunn, American session bassist (Stax; Booker & The MG's; The Blues Brothers), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d, 2012)
  • Nov 24 Gary Boyle, rocker (Isotope)

Person of interestPete Best

Nov 24 Pete Best, British drummer (Beatles), born in Madras, British India

Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best
  • Nov 24 Wayne Lamar Jackson, American soul and R&B trumpeter ( Mar-Keys, The Memphis Horns), born in West Memphis, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 26 Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 27 Eddie Rabbitt, American country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • Nov 29 Denny Doherty, Canadian musician, singer, songwriter (The Mamas & The Papas), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 2007)
  • Dec 2 Tom McGuiness, English rocker (The Blues Band), born in Wimbledon, London
  • Dec 6 Helen Cornelius, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Monroe City, Missouri
  • Dec 6 John Nelson, American conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Dec 9 Dan Hicks, American singer and songwriter (Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Chad Stuart, English rock vocalist and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy), born in Windermere, Cumberland, England
  • Dec 10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • Dec 10 Peter Sarstedt, British pop-folk singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Where Do You Go To (My Lovely?"), born in New Delhi, British India (d. 2017)
  • Dec 10 Ralph Tavares, Cape Verdean-American R&B and soul singer (Tavares - "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel"), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Dec 11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Dec 12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • Dec 12 Terry Kirkman, American rock vocalist and keyboardist (Association), born in Salina, Kansas
  • Dec 12 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Robert Covington, American drummer and singer, born in Yazoo City, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Dec 18 Sam Andrew, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Company-Cheap Thrills)
  • Dec 18 Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpeter and composer (Divine Love), born in Leland, Mississippi
  • Dec 19 Maurice White, singer-songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Dec 23 Tim Hardin, American singer ("If I Were a Carpenter"; "Black Sheep Boy"; "Reason to Believe"), born in Eugene, Oregon (d. 1980)
  • Dec 25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • Dec 25 Ronald Perera, composer
  • Dec 25 Ronnie Cuber, American jazz saxophonist, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 27 Leslie Maguire, English pianist (Gerry & the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross the Mersey"), born in Wallasey, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Michael Thomas "Mike" Pinder, English keyboard player and Mellotron pioneer (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 29 Ray Thomas, English rock vocalist and flautist (Moody Blues - "Legend Of A Mind"), born in Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom (d. 2018)

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music