October 1952 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 4 "Top Banana" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 356 performances
  • Oct 14 "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Oct 18 "Buttrio Square" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Oct 27 "My Darlin' Aida" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 89 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 John Otway, English cult rocker, born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Oct 2 Wahed Wafa, Afghan singer
  • Oct 4 Jody Stephens, rock drummer (Big Star)
  • Oct 4 Nina Carter, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in London, England
  • Oct 8 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2015)

Person of interestSharon Osbourne

Oct 9 Sharon Osbourne, English-American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Oct 14 Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
  • Oct 14 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
  • Oct 16 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American musician (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • Oct 19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • Oct 21 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), born in Munich,Germany
  • Oct 21 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
  • Oct 23 Pierre Moerlen, French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005)
  • Oct 28 Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Oct 29 Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)
  • Oct 31 Bernard Edwards, bassist (Chicago-Addicted to Love), born in Greenville, North Carolina

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 17 Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • Oct 18 Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 24 Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 25 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75