Famous Singers in History (Part 12)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 5,005

  • 1937-08-27 Tommy Sands, American singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-09-11 Iosif Kobzon, Soviet-Russian singer and businessman, born in Chasiv Yar, Ukraine (d. 2018)
  • 1937-09-20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish singer and actress, born in Hagfors, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • 1937-10-16 Emile Ford, St. Lucian pop singer (first Black male singer to top UK charts - "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?"), and sound engineer, born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2016)
  • 1937-10-20 Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
  • 1937-10-23 Yvonne Staples, American R&B singer (The Staple Singers), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1937-10-30 Tony Cucchiara, Italian folk singer and songwriter (Cain and Abel), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 2018)
  • 1937-10-31 Tom Paxton, American folk singer and songwriter (Forest Lawn), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-11-01 Bill Anderson, American country music singer (Still, From This Pen), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1937-11-11 Buddy Ace [Jimmie Lee Land], American Texas blues singer, born in Jasper, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1937-11-13 Kamahl [Kandiah Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song), born in Kuala Lumpur
  • 1937-11-15 William E "Little Willie" John [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
  • 1937-11-15 Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps - Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)
  • 1937-12-12 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1937-12-16 Jim Glaser, American singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), born in Spalding, Nebraska
  • 1937-12-25 O'Kelly Isley, singer (Isley Brothers-Twist & Shout), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1937-12-30 John Hartford [Harford] American country and bluegrass banjo player, fiddler, and singer-songwriter ("Gentle on My Mind"), born in New York City (d. 2001)
  • 1937-12-30 (Noel) Paul Stookey, singer, songwriter and musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary - "The Wedding Song (There Is Love)"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1938-01-06 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor, born in Greco
  • 1938-01-07 Rory Storm [Alan Caldwell], British rock singer (Rory Storm & the Hurricanes), born in Stoneycroft, Liverpool, England (d. 1972
  • 1938-01-14 Jack Jones, American singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-25 Etta James [Jamesetta Hawkins], American singer ("Roll With Me"; "At Last"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-08 Ray Sharpe, American rockabilly singer-songwriter, (Linda Lu), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • 1938-02-11 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter ("Monster Mash"), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1938-02-22 Bobby Hendricks, American R&B singer (Itchy Twitchy Feeling), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938-03-05 Paul Evans, singer/pedal guitarist (Damascus Road)
  • 1938-03-06 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1938-03-08 Lew DeWitt, American country singer (Statler Brothers - "Flowers On The Wall"), born in Virgina
  • 1938-03-09 Lill-Babs [Barbro Margareta Svensson], Swedish singer and actress, born in Järvsö, Gävleborg County, Sweden
  • 1938-03-12 Lew DeWitt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers - "Flowers on the Wall"), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • 1938-03-13 Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer ("Piece Of My Heart"), born in Shelby, Mississippi (d. 2002)
  • 1938-03-17 Zoletta "Zola" Taylor, American pop singer (The Platters, 1954-62 - "The Great Pretender"; "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)
  • 1938-03-18 Charley Pride, American country singer (Sweet Country), born in Sledge, Mississippi (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1938-03-25 Hoyt Axton, American songwriter, singer ("No No Song"; "Joy To The World"; "I've Never Been To Spain"), and actor (McCloud; Gremlins; The Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma (d. 1999)
  • 1938-04-09 Rockin' Sidney [Simien], American zydeco and R&B singer-songwriter, accordionist, guitarist, organist, and harmonica player ("My Toot-Toot"; "You Ain't Nothing But Fine"), born in Lebeau, Louisiana (d. 1998)
  • 1938-04-11 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Cologne, Germany (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-20 Johnny Tillotson, American singer-songwriter ("It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'"; "Poetry In Motion"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1938-05-04 Tyrone Davis, American R&B singer (Can I Change My Mind, Turn Back The Hands Of Time), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • 1938-05-05 Johnnie Taylor, American R&B and multi-genre singer (Disco Lady, I Believe in You), born in Crawfordsville, Arkansas (d. 2000)
  • 1938-05-15 Lenny Welch, American singer (Since I Fell for You), born in New York
  • 1938-05-17 Pervis Jackson, American R&B singer (Spinners), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2008)
  • 1938-05-20 Marinella, Greek singer and actress
  • 1938-05-31 Peter Yarrow, American singer-songwriter (Peter, Paul & Mary), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-05-31 Johnny Paycheck [Donald Lytle], American country singer (Take This Job and Shove It), born in Greenfield, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1938-06-04 Simeon Coxe, American songwriter, singer and psychedelic synthesizer player (Silver Apples), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2020)
  • 1938-06-14 Julie Felix, American-born British-based folk-rock singer-songwriter, and BBC presenter (The Frost Report; Once More With Felix), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 2020)
  • 1938-06-26 Billy Davis Jr, American pop singer (5th Dimension-Up, Up And Away), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1938-06-27 Tommy Cannon [Tommy Derbyshire], English comedian and singer (Cannon and Ball), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England
  • 1938-06-29 Billy Storm [Spicer], American singer (Valiants-This is the Night), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • 1938-06-30 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (first Greek artist to record or re-record the authentic, "prohibited" rebetika songs in the early 1970s with their original lyrics), born in Drama, Greece(d. 1999)

Person of interestBill Withers

1938-07-04 Bill Withers, American singer-songwriter and rhythm & blues musician (Ain't No Sunshine, Lean on Me), born in Slab Fork, West Virginia (d. 2020)

Rhythm & Blues Musician Bill Withers
Rhythm & Blues Musician
Bill Withers
  • 1938-07-11 Terry Garthwaite, US guitarist/singer (Joy of Cooking)
  • 1938-07-26 Bobby Hebb, American country singer and songwriter (Sunny), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1938-07-27 Isabelle Aubret [Thérèse Coquerelle], French singer (Un premier amour), born in Lille, France
  • 1938-07-28 Arsen Dedić, Croatian singer-songwriter and poet, born in Šibenik, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2015)
  • 1938-08-08 Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestKenny Rogers

1938-08-21 Kenny Rogers, American singer-songwriter (The Gambler, Through the Years) and entrepreneur (Kenny Rogers Roasters), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2020)

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
  • 1938-08-22 Dale Hawkins, American rock singer and songwriter (Susie Q), born in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana (d. 2010)
  • 1938-09-12 Judy Clay [Guions], American soul and gospel singer, born in St Paul, North Carolina (d. 2001)
  • 1938-09-28 Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer ("Stand by Me"), born in Henderson, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • 1938-10-03 Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer, born in Konavle, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
  • 1938-10-15 Marv Johnson, American gospel and R&B singer (Move 2 mountains), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1993)
  • 1938-10-16 Nico [Christa Päffgen], German singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), fashion model, and actress, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1938-11-02 Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-11-04 Harry Elston, American R&B singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1938-11-05 Joe Dassin, French-American singer (Les Champs-Élysées), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1938-11-06 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938-11-06 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Missouri (d. 2019)
  • 1938-11-07 Dee Clark, American singer (Raindrops), born in Blytheville, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • 1938-11-11 Narvel Felts, American country singer (Reconsider Me), born in Keiser, Arkansas
  • 1938-11-12 Mort Shuman, American singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1938-11-16 Toni Brown, American guitarist, singer and keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)

Person of interestGordon Lightfoot

1938-11-17 Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folksinger (Sundown), born in Orillia, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Singer-songwriter
Gordon Lightfoot
  • 1938-12-11 Enrico Macias, Algerian-French singer, born in Constantine, Algeria
  • 1939-01-10 Scott McKenzie, American singer (San Francisco), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida (d. 2012)
  • 1939-01-16 Ramon "Ray" Philips, Welsh rock singer (Nashville Teens - "Tobacco Road"), born in Tiger Bay, South Wales

Person of interestPhil Everly

1939-01-19 Phil Everly, American singer and half of the rock and roll duo "The Everly Brothers" (Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
  • 1939-01-24 Ray Stevens, American singer (Ahab the Arab, Streak), born in Clarkdale, Georgia
  • 1939-01-26 Marshall Leib [Leibovitz], American pop singer (Teddy Bears - "To Know Him Is To Love Him"), and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
  • 1939-01-31 Claude Gauthier, Canadian folk singer-songwriter, and actor, born in Lac-Saguay, Quebec
  • 1939-02-01 Del McCoury, American bluegrass guitarist and singer, born in York, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-02-01 Claude François, French pop singer-songwriter ("Comme d'habitude"), born in Ismaïlia, Egypt (d. 1978)
  • 1939-02-09 Barry Mann [Imberman], American pop songwriter ("You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling"), and singer ("Who Put the Bomp In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-02-18 Bobby Hart [Harshman], American pop songwriter ("I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone"; "Last Train To Clarksville") and singer (Boyce & Hart - "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1939-02-28 John Fahey, American folk singer and guitarist (Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death), born in Washington, D.C. (d, 2001)
  • 1939-03-02 Gerard van Tongeren, Dutch singer (Buffoons)
  • 1939-03-07 Marion Marlowe, American singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1939-03-13 Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter ("Breaking Up is Hard to Do"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-03-24 [Lilian] Lynda Baron, British actress, comedian, and singer (Open All Hours - "Nurse Gladys"; Come Inside - "Auntie Mabel"), born Urmston, Lancashire, England

Person of interestMarvin Gaye

1939-04-02 Marvin Gaye [Gay], American soul singer-songwriter ("It Takes Two"; What's Going On"; "Let's Get It On"), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1984)

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • 1939-04-04 Major Lance, American soul singer (The Monkey Time), born in Winterville, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • 1939-04-05 Ronald "Ronnie" White, American singer (The Miracles - "Shop Around"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1939-04-05 Crispian St. Peters, English singer (The Changin' Times), born in Swanley, Kent
  • 1939-04-06 Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, American blues guitarist, and singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • 1939-04-15 Marty Wilde, English pop singer-songwriter ("A Teenager In Love"), and father of rocker Kim Wilde, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-23 Ray Peterson, American singer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Denton, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1939-05-01 Judy Collins, singer (Send in the Clowns, Clouds), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1939-05-14 Troy Shondell, American singer (This Time (We’re Really Breaking Up)), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1939-05-24 Clint Miller, American rockabilly singer ("Bertha Lou"), and politician (Virginia House of Representatives, 1972-96), born in Ferguson, North Carolina
  • 1939-05-27 Donald "Don" Williams, American country singer (I Believe in You), born in Floydada Texas (d. 2017)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 1101 - 1,200 of 1,698

  • 2005-12-04 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-06 Danny Williams, South African-born singer (b. 1942)
  • 2005-12-25 Birgit Nilsson, Swedish singer (b. 1918)
  • 2006-01-08 Otis Clay, American gospel, soul, and R&B-singer ("That's How It Is (When You're In Love)"), dies at 73

Person of interestWilson Pickett

2006-01-19 Wilson Pickett, American R&B singer (Funky Broadway), dies of a heart attack at 64

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • 2006-01-27 Gene McFadden, American R&B singer-songwriter and producer (McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now), dies of lung cancer at 56 [1]
  • 2006-02-11 Jockey Shabalala, South African singer (b. 1943)
  • 2006-02-14 Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (b. 1923)
  • 2006-02-14 Lynden David Hall, British singer (b. 1974)
  • 2006-02-17 Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills), dies at 58
  • 2006-02-22 Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)
  • 2006-03-06 King Floyd, American soul singer-songwriter (Groove Me), dies of complications of a stroke and diabetes at 61
  • 2006-03-17 Bob Blue, American singer/songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2006-03-23 Cindy Walker, American songwriter ("Dream Baby"; "You Don't Know Me") and country singer, dies at 87
  • 2006-03-25 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • 2006-03-25 Buck Owens, American singer and television personality (b. 1929)
  • 2006-03-26 Nikki Sudden, British singer-songwriter (b. 1956)
  • 2006-04-05 Gene Pitney, American vocalist and songwriter ("Town Without Pity"; "Hello Mary Lou"; "He's A Rebel"), dies at 65
  • 2006-04-11 June Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters -"Fire"; "He's So Shy"; "Jump (For My Love)'; "Slow Hand"), dies of cancer at 52
  • 2006-04-12 Rajkumar [Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju], Indian actor and singer in Kannada cinema and cultural icon, dies at 76
  • 2006-05-07 Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • 2006-05-08 Viola Mae Wilkerson, American pop singer ("Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now", dies of cancer at 69
  • 2006-05-10 Soraya, Colombian-American singer (b. 1969)
  • 2006-05-11 Yossi Banai, Israeli singer, dies at 74
  • 2006-05-13 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave), dies at 56
  • 2006-05-19 Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940)
  • 2006-05-21 Billy Walker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • 2006-05-31 Lula Mae Hardaway, American songwriter, mother of singer Stevie Wonder (b. 1930)
  • 2006-06-01 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress, dies at 59
  • 2006-06-06 Billy Preston, American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle ("Nothing From Nothing"; "You Are So Beautiful"), dies following long-term health issues at 59
  • 2006-06-09 Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
  • 2006-07-13 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian, Oscar Award actor (Sayonara; The Red Buttons Show; The Poseidon Adventure), and singer, dies from cardiovascular disease at 87
  • 2006-08-13 Tony Jay, British-American actor, voice artist, and singer (Frollo- The Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 73
  • 2006-08-18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • 2006-08-20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor, dies at 74
  • 2006-09-19 Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • 2006-09-29 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)
  • 2006-11-10 Gerald Levert, American singer (In My Songs) (b. 1966), dies at 40
  • 2006-11-17 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (won Sanremo Music Festival-Viale d'autunno), dies at 82
  • 2006-11-17 Ruth Brown, American actress and singer sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B" (So Long, Teardrops from My Eyes), dies at 78
  • 2006-11-23 Anita O'Day, American jazz singer, dies at 87
  • 2006-11-24 Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
  • 2006-11-25 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • 2006-12-02 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue), dies of cancer at 59
  • 2006-12-08 Martha Tilton, American singer (b. 1915)
  • 2006-12-13 Homesick James [Williamson], American blues slide guitarist and singer (Elmore James band, 1955-62), dies at 96 [or 101, or 92 - date of birth disputed]
  • 2006-12-16 Taliep Petersen, South African singer and composer (b. 1950)
  • 2006-12-17 Timmie Rogers, American comedian (The Jackie Gleason Show), actor and singer-songwriter (Back to School Again; I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya), dies at 91
  • 2006-12-24 Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet and comedian (b. 1961)

Person of interestJames Brown

2006-12-25 James Brown, rhythm & blues, gospel, jazz, soul and funk singer or simply The Godfather of Soul (Genius of Love, Hot Pants) dies of heart failure at 73

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • 2006-12-26 Enrique Antonio "Tony" Silvester, Panamanian-American R&B singer-songwriter (The Main Ingredient - "Everybody Plays the Fool"), dies at 65
  • 2007-01-01 Del Reeves, American country singer, dies at 74
  • 2007-01-11 Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2007-01-19 Denny Doherty, Canadian musician, singer, songwriter (The Mamas and the Papas), dies from complications of an abdominal aortic aneurysm at 66
  • 2007-01-19 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, dies at 37
  • 2007-01-31 Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
  • 2007-02-02 Billy Henderson, American singer (The Spinners - "The Rubberband Man"), dies at 67
  • 2007-02-02 Eric von Schmidt, American folk/blues singer-songwriter (b. 1931)
  • 2007-02-03 Pedro Knight, Cuban-American musician, husband of legendary singer Celia Cruz (b. 1921)
  • 2007-02-04 Barbara McNair, American singer ("Till There Was You") and actress (They Call Me MR. Tibbs and actress, dies of throat cancer at 72
  • 2007-02-06 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), dies of heart failure at 93
  • 2007-02-19 Janet Blair [Martha Janet Lafferty], American singer and actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Family), dies of pneumonia at 85
  • 2007-02-23 Donnie Brooks, American singer (b. 1936)
  • 2007-02-25 Mark Spoelstra, American folk singer and songwriter, dies at 66
  • 2007-03-09 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), commits suicide at 55
  • 2007-03-11 Betty Hutton [Elizabeth June Thornburg], American actress, dancer, singer and comedian (Greatest Show on Earth), dies of colon cancer a 86
  • 2007-03-19 Luther Ingram, American soul singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • 2007-04-10 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer ("Where Flamingos Fly"; "Sex Is A Misdemeanor"), dies at 76
  • 2007-04-14 Don Ho, Hawaiian-American pop and Hawaiian music singer ("Tiny Bubbles"; "Ain't No Big Thing!"), dies of heart failure at 76
  • 2007-04-25 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter (Monster Mash), dies from leukemia at 69
  • 2007-04-30 Grégory Lemarchal, French singer, dies of health complications while waiting for a lung transplant at 23
  • 2007-04-30 Zola Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
  • 2007-04-30 Zoletta "Zola" Taylor, American pop singer (The Platters, 1954-62 - "The Great Pretender"; "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"), dies at 69
  • 2007-05-18 Yoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer & movie actor, dies at 74
  • 2007-05-27 Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (b. 1967)
  • 2007-06-01 Tony Thompson, American singer-songwriter in R&B group Hi-Five, dies at 31
  • 2007-06-04 Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (Cry to Me), dies at 74
  • 2007-06-18 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
  • 2007-06-19 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor, dies at 69
  • 2007-06-19 Antonio Aguilar [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, dies of pneumonia at 88
  • 2007-06-25 Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
  • 2007-07-02 Git Gay [Birgit Carp], Swedish revue director, actress and singer (Git Gay Show, Ge mig en lektion i kärlek), dies at 85
  • 2007-07-18 Jerry Hadley, American opera singer, (b. 1952)
  • 2007-07-20 Tammy Faye Bakker (Messner), American Christian singer and former wife of Jim Bakker (The PTL Club), dies at 65
  • 2007-07-20 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), dies of a stroke at 79
  • 2007-08-01 Tommy Makem, Irish folk singer (b. 1932)
  • 2007-08-04 Lee Hazlewood, American country singer and songwriter (Summer Wine, These Boots Are Made For Walkin'), dies of renal cancer at 78
  • 2007-09-02 Rajae Belmlih, Moroccan singer, dies of breast cancer at 45
  • 2007-09-09 Hughie Thomasson, American musician and singer (Outlaws), dies at 55
  • 2007-09-21 Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), dies at 84
  • 2007-10-11 Werner von Trapp, Austrian singer (Trapp Family Singers), dies at 91
  • 2007-10-17 Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (Put Another Nickel In), dies at 76
  • 2007-10-19 LaLa Brown, American singer (b. 1986)
  • 2007-10-21 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), dies at 56
  • 2007-10-28 Porter Wagoner, American country singer, discovered Dolly Parton (Y'All Come, "A Satisfied Mind"), dies of lung cancer at 80

Person of interestRobert Goulet

2007-10-30 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 73

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • 2007-11-06 Hank Thompson, American country music singer (The Brazos Valley Boys), dies at 82
  • 2007-11-16 Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (b. 1947)
  • 2007-11-19 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot), dies of an overdose at 53
  • 2007-12-11 Christie Hennessy, Irish singer (b. 1945)

Famous Singers