1946 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 224

  • Jun 15 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)
  • Jun 15 Demis Roussos, Greek singer and performer (Aphrodite's Child), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 2015)
  • Jun 16 Tom Harrell. American jazz musician (Time's Mirror), born in Urbana, Illinois
  • Jun 20 Andre Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)
  • Jun 21 Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)
  • Jun 22 Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
  • Jun 25 Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 25 Ian McDonald, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • Jun 27 Daria Semegen, composer
  • Jun 27 Janice Giteck, composer
  • Jun 28 Robert Xavier Rodriguez, composer
  • Jun 30 Billy Brown, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)
  • Jul 1 June Montiero, American vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
  • Jul 3 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 8 Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)
  • Jul 9 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland, UK
  • Jul 11 John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
  • Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, singer (Dif Drum)/actress (Pir of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jul 19 Alan Gorrie, Scotland, rock bassist/singer (Average White Band)
  • Jul 22 Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Jul 22 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 23 Andy MacKay, English rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away), born in London
  • Jul 23 Keith Ferguson, blues guy (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
  • Jul 27 Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • Jul 29 Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • Jul 30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, rock bassist (Jethro Tull)
  • Jul 31 Gary Lewis, Jerry's son, singer, (& The Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • Aug 4 Maureen Cox Starkey, ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, born in Liverpool (d. 1994)
  • Aug 5 Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboardist (Ekseption)
  • Aug 6 Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, born in Bradford (d. 2017)
  • Aug 9 Rinus Gerritsen [Marinus], Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring)
  • Aug 11 John Conlee, Versailles Ky, country singer (Common Man)
  • Aug 14 Larry Graham Jr, bass guitar player (Graham Central Station, Sly and the Family Stone), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Aug 15 Jimmy Webb, American singer-songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up & Away), born in Elk City, Oklahoma
  • Aug 17 Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo)
  • Aug 19 Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor
  • Aug 20 Ralf Hütter, German musician (Kraftwerk)

Person of interestKeith Moon

Aug 23 Keith Moon, English rock drummer (Who-I'm A Boy), born in London, England (d. 1978)

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon
  • Aug 26 Valerie Simpson, singer, (Ashford & Simpson- "Like a Rock"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 26 Mark Snow, American composer
  • Aug 26 Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • Sep 1 Barry Gibb, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees), born in Manchester, England
  • Sep 1 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 2 Billy Preston, American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Sep 4 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 4 Gary Duncan, [Grubb], rock guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 4 Greg Elmore, rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 5 Buddy Miles, American musician (The Electric Flag), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2008)

Person of interestFreddie Mercury

Sep 5 Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions), born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (d. 1991)

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury
  • Sep 5 Loudon Wainwright III, American vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Sep 6 Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)
  • Sep 7 Alfa Anderson, rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 8 Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • Sep 9 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
  • Sep 9 Doug Ingle, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 11 Dennis Tufano, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 Camilo Sesto, Spanish singer
  • Sep 19 John Coghlan, rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • Sep 22 King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
  • Sep 24 Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
  • Sep 28 Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist
  • Sep 29 Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • Sep 30 Sylvia Peterson, US vocalist (Chiffons-He's So Fine)
  • Sep 30 Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (d. 1993)
  • 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 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
  • Nov 2 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (Sunnyata), born in Venice, Italy (d. 2001)
  • Nov 5 Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)
  • Nov 8 Roy Wood, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 10 Bill Bryson, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Nov 11 Len "Chip" Hawkes, English musician (the Tremeloes)
  • Nov 13 Martin Bresnick, American composer, The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 15 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • Nov 17 Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)
  • Nov 18 Amanda Lear, French singer (or 1939, possible date only)
  • Nov 19 Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
  • Nov 20 Duane Allman, rock guitarist (Allman Brothers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Nov 20 John "Blackfoot" Colbert, US singer (Soul Children, Taxi)
  • Nov 20 Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music