1952 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 183 of 183

  • Jul 14 George Louis Francis Lewis, composer
  • Jul 14 Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo), (d. 2014)
  • Jul 15 David Pack, rocker (Ambrosia)
  • Jul 15 Jeff Carlisi, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • Jul 15 Larken Collins, rocker (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Jul 15 Johnny Thunders, American musician (d. 1991)
  • Jul 16 Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police-Roxanne), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 17 Chet McCracken, rocker (Doobie Brothers), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 17 Nicolette Larson, rock vocalist (Twins, Lotta Love), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Jul 19 Allen Collins [Larkin Allen Collins Jr.], American rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Dominic Muldowney, English composer, born in Southampton, England
  • Jul 23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 4 Moya Brennan, Irish singer (Máire), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Aug 6 Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Kayak, Earth & Fire), born in Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • Aug 6 Vinnie Vincent, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Ashes to Ashes)
  • Aug 7 Richard Joswick, rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods)
  • Aug 10 Ashley Putnam, American soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 11 Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
  • Aug 13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
  • Aug 16 Gianna Rolandi, American soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 20 John Hiatt, US singer/songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me)
  • Aug 20 Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • Aug 21 Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Aug 21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Aug 22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Aug 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Vicky Leandros, Greek singer and politician
  • Aug 25 Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Aug 26 Billy Rush, rocker (Asbury Jukes)
  • Aug 31 Bruce Soboroff, Chic Il, rocker (Buckinghams)
  • Sep 6 [Steven] Buddy Miller, American singer, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • Sep 9 David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)
  • Sep 9 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • Sep 12 Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • Sep 12 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)
  • Sep 13 Karen Wyman, singer (Long & Winding Road), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 13 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People)
  • Sep 13 Don Was, American singer
  • Sep 15 Kelly Keagy, rock vocalist (Night Ranger)
  • Sep 17 Steve Sanders, Richland Ga, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
  • Sep 19 Nile Rodgers, rock guitarist (Honeydrippers), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 19 Rhys Chatham, composer
  • Sep 22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • Sep 24 Mark Sandman, American musician (Morphine), (d. 1999)
  • Sep 30 Frank Zincavage, rocker (Romeo Void)
  • 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 and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and 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
  • Nov 2 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer, born in Wembley, London
  • Nov 10 Pat Severs, country singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 11 Paul Cowsill, rock keyboardist (The Cowsills-We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • Nov 21 Lorna Luft, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Nov 23 Bill Troiano, musician
  • Nov 27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 3 Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • Dec 3 Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Dec 5 Bobby Barth, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Axe)
  • Dec 8 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Dec 14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Hans Abrahamsen, composer
  • Dec 25 Desireless, French singer
  • Dec 26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 27 Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
  • Dec 27 David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 29 Gelsey Kirkland, Bethlehem Pa, ballerina/druggie (Nutcracker)
  • Dec 30 Somtow Sucharitkul [S. P. Somtow], Thai composer and sci-fi author (Utopia Hunters), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 30 June Anderson, American soprano

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music