October 1946 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 5 "Yours Is My Heart" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 36 performances

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Oct 18 Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony premieres

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Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Jo-el Sonnier, Rayne La, country singer (Louisiana)
  • Oct 3 Tristan Keuris, composer
  • Oct 6 Millie Small, Jamaican singer (My Boy Lollipop), born in Clarendon
  • Oct 7 Bernard Lavilliers, French singer
  • Oct 8 Aleksandr Gorshlov, ice dancer (holds 6 titles)
  • Oct 10 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)
  • Oct 10 John Prine, Maywood Ill, country singer (Hello in There)
  • Oct 11 Gary Mallaber, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 11 Daryl Hall [Hohl], American rocker, soul singer and songwriter (Hall & Oates), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 13 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop)
  • Oct 14 Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • Oct 14 Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
  • Oct 15 Richard Carpenter, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • Oct 21 Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps)
  • Oct 21 Phil Ryan, Welsh keyboardist and composer (Man, Pete Brown), born in Port Talbot, Wales (d. 2016)
  • Oct 22 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • Oct 23 Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)
  • Oct 24 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
  • Oct 25 Peter Lieberson, composer
  • Oct 26 Keith Hopwood, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England
  • Oct 27 Peter Martins, Danish dancer and choreographer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 16 Granville Ransome Bantock, English composer/conductor, dies at 78