Today in Orchestra Leader History (Part 2)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 123 of 123

  • 1924-10-15 Colin Romoff, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1924-10-18 Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • 1925-01-23 Marty Paich, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell), born in Oakland, California
  • 1925-02-14 Elliot Lawrence, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1925-03-25 James Moody, American jazz saxophonist/flutist/orchestra leader
  • 1926-10-06 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1927-03-10 Donn Trenner, orchestra leader (ABC's Nightlife), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1927-04-06 Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)
  • 1928-11-06 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1930-03-27 Richard Hayman, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1930-07-09 Buddy Bregman, orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932-11-28 Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)
  • 1933-04-16 Perry Botkin Jr, US orchestra leader (Bert Convy Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933-06-02 Bob Rozario, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1934-10-29 Robert E Hughes, American orchestra leader (Rich Little Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, Canadian orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1937-03-08 Raynoma Singleton [Gordy], music producer and singer-songwriter (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • 1937-12-10 Don Sebesky, orchestra leader (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1941-03-28 Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1949-11-28 Paul Shaffer, Thunder Bay Ont, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman)
  • 1949-12-26 Ira Newborn, American orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972-10-03 Denny Vaughn, orchestra leader (Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour)
  • 1984-06-19 Emil Coleman, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Party)

Deaths in Music