Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Musical Memories April 1st



1873 - Sergei Rachmaninoff, composer born in Russia



1897 - Alberta Hunter, blues singer born in Memphis, Tenn. (d.1984)

1910 - Harry Carney, sax jazzman born in Boston, Mass., (d.1974)

1915 - Art Lund, singer born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d.1990)
  
1917 - Scott Joplin, ragtime composer dies at 48

1922 - Duke Jordan, bop pianist born in Brooklyn, NY (d.2006)

1929 - Jane Powell, singer born in Portland, Ore. (age86)



1932 - Debbie Reynolds, singer/dancer in movies born in El Paso, Texas (age83)


1947 - Freddie Webster, trumpet jazzman dies at 30


1958 - Alfred Bryan, lyricist dies at 86



1984 - Marvin Gaye, singer shot to death by his father he dies at 44
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On  



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