August 1951 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Robin Heifetz, composer
  • Aug 2 Andrew Gold, rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 2 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet)
  • Aug 3 Jon Graham, rock guitarist/vocalist (Earth Wind & Fire-Celebrate)
  • Aug 13 Dan Fogelberg, Peoria Ill, rocker (Same Auld Lang Syne)
  • Aug 14 Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)
  • Aug 15 Bobby Caldwell, American rocker, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Eric Bibb, American blues singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • Aug 19 John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, England
  • Aug 19 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
  • Aug 22 Teresa Davis, American Soul singer (The Emotions)
  • Aug 23 Jimi Jamison, rocker (Survivor), born in Durant, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Aug 24 Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2005)
  • Aug 25 Rob Halford, English heavy metal singer-songwriter (Judas Priest - Got Another Thing), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • Aug 28 Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Aug 28 Wayne Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Aug 28 Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese composer
  • Aug 30 Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 11 Ebbe Hamerik, Danish composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 15 Artur Schnabel, Austria/US pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69
  • Aug 21 (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45