On This Day

Year 1947 in Music History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 315 of 315

  • Dec 6 Miroslav Vitouš, Czech jazz bassist (Weather Report), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Dec 8 Gregg Allman, American Hammond organist, guitarist and vocalist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Whipping Post"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2017)
  • Dec 14 Christopher Parkening, American classical guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17 Jim Hodder, American drummer (Steely Dan), born in Bethpage, New York (d. 1990)
  • Dec 19 Janie Fricke, American country music singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy), born in South Whitley, Indiana
  • Dec 20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian pop singer, born in Verona, Italy
  • Dec 21 Paco de Lucía, Spanish flamenco guitarist and composer, born in Algeciras, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Dec 27 Janet Perry, American operatic soprano, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 27 Alan Bruce "Albhy" Galuten, American Grammy Award-winning record producer, composer, and arranger (Bee Gees), born in Hartsdale, New York
  • Dec 28 Dick Diamonde [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
  • Dec 29 Cozy Powell [Colin Flooks] English rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group; Emerson, Lake & Powell), born in Cirencester, United Kingdom (d. 1998)
  • Dec 30 Jeff Lynne, British rock singer-songwriter and record producer (ELO - "Livin' Thing", Traveling Wilburys - "Handle With Care"; Beatles - "Free As A Bird"), born in Shard End, Birmingham, England
  • Dec 31 Burton Cummings, Canadian rock singer-songwriter, and keyboardist (Guess Who - "These Eyes"), born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Dec 31 Rita Lee [Jones], Brazilian rock singer, songwriter and musician (Os Mutantes), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 31 June Tabor, British folk singer, born in Warwick, England

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music