Sunday, April 19, 2015

Musical Memories April 19th


1868 - Max Von Schillings, composer/conductor born in Berlin, Germany (d.1933)



1894 - Jules Massenet's opera "Werther" premieres in NYC

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1901 - Benny Meroff, bandleader born in New York, NY (d.1973)



1905 - Kay Swift, composer born in New York, NY (d.1993)


1905 - Tommy Benford, jazz drummer (d.1994)


1907 - Joe Rushton, Dixieland jazzman on bass sax born in Evanston, Ill. (d.1964)


1927 - Don Barbour, singer born in Greencastle, Ind. (d.1961)





1928 - Alexis Korner, blues musician born in Paris, France (d.1984)



1934 - Dickie Goodman, parody singer born in Brooklyn, NY (d.1989)


1934 - Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie, "Stand Up & Cheer"




1936 - Ruby Johnson, singer born in Elizabeth City, NJ (d.1999)



1974 - Savannah Churchill, jazz/blues singer dies at 54

1974 - Jesse Price, swing band drummer & rhythm & novelty vocalist dies at 64


1994 - Larry Davis, blues Singer/Guitarist, dies at 57


1997 - El Duce, American singer and drummer dies at 39

 

2012 - Levon Helm, drummer/singer/actor dies from throat cancer at 71





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