August 16, 1945 in Music

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Gary Loizzo, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Gordon "Snowy" Fleet, Merseyside, rock drummer (Easybeats)
  • Kevin Ayers, England, progressive rocker (Joy of a Toy), (d. 2013)
  • Suzanne Farrell, ballerina (Don Quioxote), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Deaths in Music

  • Nico Richter, composer, dies at 29