Sunday, April 12, 2015

Musical Memories April 12th

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1878 - Charles N. Daniels, composer born in Leavenworth, Kansas (d.1943)
Neil Moret, Jules Lemare, L'Albert, Paul Bertrand, Julian Strauss, and Sidney Carter
 are pseudonyms of Charles Neil Daniels

1892 - Johnny Dodds, jazz clarinetist born in Waveland, Miss. (d.1940)

1904 - Lily Pons, singer born in France (d.1976)

1909 - Howard Phillips, singer/composer/lyricist born in New York, NY

1915 - Hound Dog Taylor, blues guitarist/singer born in Natchez, Miss. (d.1975)

1916 - Russ Garcia, conductor/arranger born in Oakland, Calif. (d.2011)

1917-8 - Helen Forrest, singer born in Atlantic City, NJ (d. 1999)

1919 - Billy Vaughn, musician/bandleader born in Glasgow, Kentucky (d. 1991)

1919 - Ann Miller, actress/singer/dancer born in Chireno, TX (d.2004)

1931 - Betty Clooney, singer born in Maysville, Ky. (d.1976)

1954 - Bill Haley & Comets records "Rock Around The Clock "

1959 - Emma Trentini, singer on Broadway dies at 74
Only one known recording of Emma Trentini singing Don Giovani: Vedrai Carino
on Columbia A-5026 not found on internet

1961 - 3rd Grammy Awards
 Percy Faith for Theme From A Summer Place

 Ernest Gold for Theme of Exodus

1967 - Buster Bailey, jazz clarinetist dies at 64

1971 - Wynton Kelly, jazz pianist dies at 39

1973 - Arthur Freed, lyricist dies at 78

1989 - Herbert Mills, singer (Mills Brothers) dies at 77 

1999 - Boxcar Willie, singer dies at 67

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