August 1971 in Music

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

Aug 1 George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 3 Paul McCartney announces formation of his group Wings

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Aug 13 Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • Aug 10 Stephan Groth, Norwegian musician
  • Aug 17 Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress
  • Aug 18 Richard D. James, Irish-born musician (Aphex Twin)
  • Aug 20 Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • Aug 21 Liam Howlett, British musician (The Prodigy), born in Braintree, Essex, England
  • Aug 21 Matthew Noonan, American Concert Organist
  • Aug 25 Thalia Sodi, Mexican actress and singer
  • Aug 26 ThalĂ­a, Mexican singer
  • Aug 27 Julian Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Aug 30 Lars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 5 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (22) weds actor Helmuth Sommer

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 5 Josef Stanislav, composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 13 King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37
  • Aug 23 Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58
  • Aug 25 Ted Lewis [Theodore Leopold Friedman], American entertainer, bandleader and musician (Is Everybody Happy?), dies of lung failure at 81
  • Aug 26 Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88