On This Day

May 1, 1946 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • Nick Fortuna, American rock bassist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Edward Bairstow, English composer, dies at 71
  • Percy Whitlock, English composer and organist, dies at 42