Singers in History (Part 7)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 3,977

  • 1930-03-10 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer
  • 1930-03-13 Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • 1930-03-13 Jan Howard, American singer
  • 1930-03-19 Bill Henderson, American jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1930-03-28 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
  • 1930-04-12 Betty Clooney, Maysville Ky, singer (Jack Paar Show)
  • 1930-04-17 Genevieve, singer (Jack Paar Show, Scruples), born in Paris, France
  • 1930-05-01 Little Walter [Marion Walter Jacobs], blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player, born in Marksville, Louisiana (d. 1968)
  • 1930-06-03 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer, born in Pittsburgh (d. 2007)
  • 1930-06-04 Morgana King, jazz singer/actress (The Godfather)
  • 1930-06-09 Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • 1930-06-12 Jim Nabors, American actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), born in Sylacauga, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • 1930-06-25 Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • 1930-06-30 June Valli, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1930-07-25 Annie Ross, British jazz singer
  • 1930-08-06 Abbey Lincoln, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1930-09-23 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2004)

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • 1930-09-28 Tommy Collins, [Leonard Sipes], country singer (Don't Growl)
  • 1930-09-29 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)

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1930-10-01 Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 1930-10-14 Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
  • 1930-10-29 Omara Portuondo, Cuban singer
  • 1930-12-31 Odetta [Odetta Holmes], American folk singer (Sanctuary), actress and civil rights activist, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2008)
  • 1931-01-20 Earl Grant, Idabel, Oklahoma, American musician and singer (Ebb Tide, Winter Wonderland)
  • 1931-01-22 Sam Cooke, soul singer (You Send Me), born in Clarksdale Mississippi (d. 1964)
  • 1931-01-27 Rudi Maugeri, singer (The Crew Cuts), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2004)
  • 1931-02-08 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), born in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, birth date disputed (d. 2017)
  • 1931-03-06 Carmen Delavallade, US dancer/singer/actress (Aida)
  • 1931-03-10 Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1931-03-16 Betty Johnson, Guilford County NC, singer (Jack Paar Show, I Dreamed)
  • 1931-03-30 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Hi Yo Silver)
  • 1931-04-29 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, born in Glasgow (d. 2002)
  • 1931-05-07 Teresa Brewer, singer (Put Another Nickel In), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-05-27 Kenny Price, Florence Ky, country singer (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw)
  • 1931-05-31 Huby Heard, singer-songwriter (The God Squad), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 1931-06-10 João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
  • 1931-07-06 Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader
  • 1931-07-08 Jerry Vale [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], American singer (Arriverderci Roma), born in NYC (d. 2014)
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-28 John Perkins, singer (Crew Cuts), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1931-08-29 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (d. 2001)
  • 1931-09-01 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1931-09-04 Mitzi Gaynor, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931-09-12 George Jones, American country singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), born in Saratoga, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1931-09-24 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1931-09-27 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • 1931-11-04 Darla Hood, American child actress (Little Rascals, The Bat), born in Leedey, Oklahoma (d. 1979)
  • 1931-12-01 Jim Nesbitt, singer (d. 2007)
  • 1931-12-03 Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
  • 1931-12-06 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)

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1931-12-11 Rita Moreno [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno
  • 1931-12-21 Caroline Kaart, [Paterson Raitt], Dutch alto singer
  • 1931-12-30 Skeeter Davis, [Mary Penick], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)
  • 1932-01-14 Caterina Valente, singer (Entertainers), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-01-14 Grady Tate, American jazz drummer and singer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1932-01-31 Rick Hall, country/R&B singer
  • 1932-02-10 Rockin Dopsie Sr, [Alton Jay Rubin], Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco)
  • 1932-02-16 Otis Blackwell, composer/singer
  • 1932-02-17 Buck Trent, Spartanburg SC, banjoist/singer (Hee Haw)
  • 1932-02-25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)

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1932-02-26 Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Hear the Train Coming), born in Kingsland, Arkansas (d. 2003)

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1932-03-04 Miriam Makeba, singer (Grammy 1965), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1932-03-09 Keely Smith [Dorothy Keely], American jazz and popular music singer (Mrs Louie Prima), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • 1932-03-17 Dick Curless, singer/songwriter
  • 1932-04-05 Billy Bland, American singer and songwriter
  • 1932-04-07 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger
  • 1932-04-09 Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1932-04-10 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - ''I Only Have Eyes for You.''), (d. 1984)
  • 1932-04-10 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, born in Bombay (d. 2017)

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1932-04-14 Loretta Lynn, American country singer-songwriter (Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Butcher's Hollow Kentucky

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn
  • 1932-04-16 Vince Hill, singer (Roses of Picardy, La Vie en Rose)
  • 1932-04-17 Graziella Sciutti, Italian opera singer
  • 1932-04-27 Maxine Brown, country music singer (Browns), born in Campti, Louisiana
  • 1932-05-19 Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
  • 1932-05-24 Elaine Malbin, opera singer
  • 1932-05-27 Jeffrey Bernard, singer
  • 1932-06-02 Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
  • 1932-06-21 Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples) d. 2001
  • 1932-06-27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1932-07-06 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1932-07-19 Buster Benton, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Texarkana, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • 1932-07-31 Morey Carr, American singer (Playmates) (d. 1987)
  • 1932-08-08 Mel Tillis [Lonnie Melvin Tillis], American country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel), born in Pahokee, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1932-08-16 Eydie Gorme [Edithe Gormezano], American singer (Bossa Nova), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)

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1932-09-08 Patsy Cline, American country singer (Crazy) born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1963)

Country Music Singer Patsy Cline
Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline
  • 1932-09-28 Víctor Jara, Chilean folk singer and activist (d. 1973)
  • 1932-10-04 Dottie West, country singer
  • 1932-10-11 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1932-11-15 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1972)
  • 1932-11-28 Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)
  • 1932-11-29 John Gary, Watertown, NY, singer
  • 1932-12-01 Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
  • 1932-12-03 Corry Brokken, Dutch singer (1957 Eurovision)
  • 1932-12-05 Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon, Georgia, American singer-songwriter (Tutti Frutti)
  • 1932-12-05 James Cleveland, American gospel singer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • 1932-12-14 Abbe Lane, singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-12-28 Dorsey Burnette, rockabilly singer (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • 1932-12-28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • 1933-01-11 Goldie Hill, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Karnes County, Texas
  • 1933-01-17 Dalida, Egyptian actress and singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,248

  • 1996-04-02 Guitar Gabriel [Robert Lewis Jones], American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 70
  • 1996-04-08 Charles Donald Adams, singer, dies at 67
  • 1996-05-11 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85
  • 1996-05-17 Kevin Gilbert, American singer, composer and instrumentalist (b. 1966)
  • 1996-06-09 Walter Pardon, carpenter/traditional singer, dies at 81

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1996-06-15 Ella Fitzgerald, singer, dies at 78

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
  • 1996-07-22 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), dies of cancer at 43
  • 1996-07-28 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 48
  • 1996-08-01 Frida Boccara, French singer (b. 1940)
  • 1996-08-20 Rio Reiser, German rock singer (Ton Steine Scherben), dies at 46
  • 1996-08-25 Sylvia Fisher, opera Singer, dies at 86
  • 1996-09-02 Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
  • 1996-09-13 Silas Roy Crain, singer/songwriter, dies at 85
  • 1996-09-15 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), dies at 85
  • 1996-09-22 Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali, My Favorite Brunette), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • 1996-11-02 Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33
  • 1996-11-26 Joan Hammond, Australian opera singer, dies at 84
  • 1996-12-05 Wilf Carter, country singer, dies at 91
  • 1996-12-09 Faron Young, country singer, commits suicide at 64
  • 1996-12-09 Patty Donahue, American singer (The Waitresses) (b. 1956)
  • 1996-12-10 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns), commits suicide at 34
  • 1996-12-13 Mae Barnes, singer, dies at 89
  • 1996-12-17 Ruby Murray, singer, dies at 61
  • 1996-12-23 Rina Ketty, singer, dies at 85
  • 1996-12-29 Mireille Hartuch, singer/songwriter, dies at 90
  • 1996-12-31 Frederico Davia, opera singer, dies at 63
  • 1997-01-08 Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68
  • 1997-01-11 Cavan O'Connor, singer, dies at 97
  • 1997-01-22 Ron Holden, American singer (b. 1939)
  • 1997-01-23 Charles Craig, opera singer, dies at 77
  • 1997-01-31 Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), dies at 84
  • 1997-02-09 Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52
  • 1997-02-13 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
  • 1997-02-24 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69
  • 1997-03-10 La Vern Baker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • 1997-03-24 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), dies at 57
  • 1997-04-08 Laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
  • 1997-04-19 El Duce, American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (b. 1958)
  • 1997-04-26 Gene [Eugene] Ames, singer (Ames Brothers), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1997-05-14 Thelma Carpenter, singer, dies at 76
  • 1997-05-29 Jeff Buckley, American musician and singer ( "Hallelujah"), drowns at 30
  • 1997-06-19 Bobby Helms [Robert Lee Helms], American country music singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63
  • 1997-06-22 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
  • 1997-07-05 Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907)
  • 1997-09-04 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, dies at 91
  • 1997-09-18 James "Jimmy" Witherspoon, American jump blues singer (Ain't Nobody's Business), dies at 77
  • 1997-09-19 Rich Mullins, American singer (b. 1955)
  • 1997-09-25 Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (b. 1916)
  • 1997-10-09 Arthur Tracy, radio personality (Street Singer), dies at 98
  • 1997-11-25 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • 1997-12-10 Violet Carlson, stage dancer/singer, dies at 97
  • 1998-01-04 John Gary, singer, dies at 65
  • 1998-01-05 Sonny Bono, (Rep-R-Ca)/singer (Sonny & Cher), dies skiing at 62
  • 1998-01-19 Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter, dies at 65
  • 1998-02-06 [Johann Hoelzel] Falco, singer (Rock Me Amadeus), dies at 40
  • 1998-02-22 Grandpa [Louis Marshall] Jones, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 84

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1998-04-06 Tammy Wynette, American country singer, dies at 55

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • 1998-04-06 Wendy O. Williams, American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
  • 1998-04-07 Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer
  • 1998-05-07 Eddie Rabbitt, American country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), dies at 56
  • 1998-05-09 Alice Faye [Leppert], American actress and singer (Hello Frisco, Hello, Fallen Angel, Stowaway), dies of stomach cancer at 83

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1998-05-14 Frank Sinatra, American singer ("My Way") and actor ("Guys and Dolls") , dies at 82

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1998-06-03 Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  • 1998-06-25 Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
  • 1998-08-13 Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (Mirza, Cornichons), dies at 63
  • 1998-08-20 Raquel Rastenni, Danish singer (Seven Lonely Days), dies at 82
  • 1998-09-26 Betty Carter, American singer (b. 1930)
  • 1998-10-01 Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (b. 1928)
  • 1998-10-02 Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry, American cowpoke, singer, actor (The Gene Autry Show), and business tycoon (California Angels), dies at 91
  • 1998-11-27 Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 1998-12-11 Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot) (b. 1968)
  • 1998-12-21 Karl Denver, Scottish singer (b 1931)
  • 1998-12-25 Bryan MacLean, American singer, musician and songwriter (Love) (b. 1946)
  • 1998-12-30 Johnny Moore, American singer (The Drifters) (b. 1934)
  • 1999-01-10 Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party), dies at 95
  • 1999-01-11 Fabrizio de André, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • 1999-01-21 Charles Brown, American blues singer and pianist (b. 1920)
  • 1999-01-21 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), dies at 94
  • 1999-02-01 Barış Manço, Turkish singer, composer, television producer and celebrity. (b. 1943)
  • 1999-02-03 Gwen Guthrie, American singer("Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent"), dies of cancer at 48
  • 1999-02-14 Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), dies at 65
  • 1999-03-02 Dusty Springfield, English singer (b. 1939)
  • 1999-03-02 David Ackles, American singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • 1999-03-29 Joe Williams, American singer, dies of natural causes at 80
  • 1999-04-12 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), dies of leukemia at 67
  • 1999-04-14 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • 1999-04-16 Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1946)
  • 1999-04-22 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • 1999-05-18 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican singer (b. 1954)
  • 1999-06-05 Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
  • 1999-07-01 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), dies at 72
  • 1999-07-11 Helen Forrest, American singer (b. 1917)
  • 1999-07-16 Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979)
  • 1999-09-17 Frankie Vaughan, British singer (b. 1928)
  • 1999-10-01 Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and Child star (b. 1963)
  • 1999-10-06 Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920)
  • 1999-10-26 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 1999-11-13 Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1915)
  • 1999-11-18 Doug Sahm, American country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero), dies at 58
  • 1999-12-03 Scatman John, American singer (b. 1942)