1947 in Music (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 243 of 243

  • Oct 11 Al Atkins, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)
  • Oct 12 George Lam, Hong Kong veteran Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 13 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Monterey California
  • Oct 16 Bob Weir, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 18 Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 19 Wilbert Hart, US singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • Oct 22 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
  • Oct 23 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), born in Carlisle, Cumberland (d. 2003)
  • Oct 25 Glenn Tipton, English rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • Oct 30 Chris Komar, American dancer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1996)

Person of interestJim Steinman

Nov 1 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • Nov 1 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • Nov 2 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 2 David Anthony Ahern, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Nov 6 John Wilson, Irish rock drummer (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 8 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • Nov 11 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist
  • Nov 12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Nov 12 J. C. [John Charles] Crowley, American musician, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 13 Toy Caldwell, American Southern-rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Nov 20 George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
  • Nov 20 Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
  • Nov 24 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • Nov 28 Michel Berger, French songwriter (d. 1992)
  • Nov 28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • Nov 29 Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
  • Dec 1 Alain Bashung, French singer
  • Dec 4 Terry Woods, Irish musician (The Pogues, Steeleye Span)
  • Dec 5 Kim Simmonds, Welsh guitarist (Savoy Brown), born in Newbridge, Wales
  • Dec 6 Miroslav Vitouš, Czech jazz bassist (Weather Report), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Dec 8 Gregg Allman, guitarist/vocalist (Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2017)
  • Dec 12 Ralph Scala, rock musician
  • Dec 14 Christopher Parkening, guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 19 Roderic "Rod" Evans, British rocker (The Maze, Deep Purple), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire
  • Dec 19 Janie Fricke, American country music singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy), born in South Whitley, Indiana
  • Dec 20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer
  • Dec 21 Paco de Lucía, Spanish musician
  • Dec 27 Janet Perry, American soprano
  • Dec 28 Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
  • Dec 29 Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
  • Dec 31 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • Dec 31 Rita Lee, Brazilian Rock Star

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music