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Encyclopedia > 1938 in music

See also: 1937 in music, other events of 1938, 1939 in music and the list of 'years in music'. See also: 1936 in music, other events of 1937, 1938 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 21 - Paul Sacher conducts the world premiere of Béla Bartóks Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta in Basel June 2 - The incomplete version of Alban Berg... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1938 in music, other events of 1939, 1940 in music and the list of years in music. Events Publication of Music Here and Now, book by Ernst Krenek March 23 - Béla Bartóks Violin Concerto No. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicagos Maxwell Street neighborhood. ... Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Manhattan, New York City. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... Basel (English traditionally: Basle , German: Basel , French Bâle , Italian Basilea ) is Switzerlands third most populous city (188,000 inhabitants in the canton of Basel-City as of 2004; the 690,000 inhabitants in the conurbation stretching across the immediate cantonal and national boundaries made Basel Switzerlands second... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Anton Webern (December 3, 1883 – September 15, 1945) was a composer of classical music and a member of the so called Second Viennese School. ... The String Quartet by Anton Webern is written for the standard string quartet group of two violins, viola and cello. ... Pittsfield is a city located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... Roy Claxton Acuff (15 September 1903 - 23 November 1992) was an American country musician. ... Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 - October 9, 1973) was a gospel artist who attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with a unique mixture of Holiness vocals and jazzy guitar accompaniment. ... Pete Seeger, 1944 Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919 in New York City), almost always known as Pete Seeger, is a folk singer and political activist. ... Robert Lockwood Jr. ... Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) was a virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of Jazz music. ... Library of Congress, Jefferson building The Library of Congress is the unofficial national library of the United States. ... Lomax playing guitar, sometime between 1938 and 1950 Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American folklorist and musicologist specializing in the music of the United States and that of other nations which influenced American music. ... Ferdinando Fred Buscaglione (Turin, 23 November 1921 - Rome, 3 February 1960) was an Italian singer and actor who became very popular in late 1950s. ... Leo Chiosso (Turin, 8 August 1920) was an Italian lyricist mostly known for his work with Fred Buscaglione. ...

Top hit recordings

Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella, was one of the most important jazz singers, and the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards. ... William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb (10 February 1909 - 16 June 1939) was a jazz and swing music drummer and band leader. ... Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an accomplished jazz clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and writer. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicagos Maxwell Street neighborhood. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Tommy Dorsey (November 19, 1905 - November 26, 1956) was a jazz trombonist in the Big Band era. ... Maybelle, A.P. and Sara The Carter Family was a rural country music group that performed between 1927 and 1943. ...

Published popular music

Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Cole Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an accomplished jazz clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and writer. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) was a popular singer and actress in Hollywood films. ... Bob Crosby (August 23, 1913 - March 9, 1993) was the younger sibling of famous singer and actor, Bing Crosby. ... Gene Krupa (January 15, 1909 - October 16, 1973) was a famous and influential Polish-American jazz and big band kit drummer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. ... Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913, Narbonne, France - February 19, 2001, Cr teil, France) was a French singer and songwriter. ... Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913, Narbonne, France - February 19, 2001, Cr teil, France) was a French singer and songwriter. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist. ... Ray Noble is a common personal name that can refer to different people: Ray Noble: a baseball player Ray Noble: a musician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jimmy Kennedy (born July 20, 1902, in Omagh, Northern Ireland, died April 6, 1984 in Northern Ireland) wrote over 2000 songs. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 - March 31, 1993) was a United States lyricist. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicagos Maxwell Street neighborhood. ... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 - October 23, 1942) was an American composer of popular music principally for films. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Albert Hay Malotte was an American pianist, organist, composer and educator. ... Bulee Slim Gaillard (January 4, 1911 or 1916 - February 26, 1991) was an American jazz singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, noted for his scat singing and wordplay. ... Slam Stewart Leroy Elliott Slam Stewart (September 21, 1914-December 10, 1987) was an African-American jazz bassist whose trademark style was his ability to bow the bass and simultaneously hum an octave apart. ... Cole Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Ray Noble is a common personal name that can refer to different people: Ray Noble: a baseball player Ray Noble: a musician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 - October 23, 1942) was an American composer of popular music principally for films. ... Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Born: April 29, 1899 in Washington, DC – Died: May 24, 1974 in New York City) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an American composer of popular music. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II ( July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American writer and producer of musical comedies for almost forty years. ... Johann Strauss II The Waltz King coming to life in the Stadtpark, Vienna Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr. ... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Saul Chaplin (born February 19, 1912 - died November 15, 1997) was one of Hollywoods preeminent composers and musical directors. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader. ... Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 - March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist who wrote well over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... George (left) and Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz) (December 6, 1896 - August 17, 1983) American lyricist, collaborator with, and brother of George Gershwin He is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Cole Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Herb Magidson (born January 7, 1906) is a popular song writer. ... Cole Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... Charles Tobias was born on August 15, 1898 in New York City. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an accomplished jazz clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and writer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II ( July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American writer and producer of musical comedies for almost forty years. ... Johann Strauss II The Waltz King coming to life in the Stadtpark, Vienna Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr. ... Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Ted Koehler (July 14, 1894—January 17, 1973) was an American lyric writer. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills ( March 6, 1905 - May 13, 1975) was an American country musician and songwriter. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Burton Lane (February 2, 1912, New York City - January 5, 1997, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader. ... James Andrew (Jimmy) Rushing (August 26, 1901/02/03 - June 8, 1972) was an American blues singer from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ... (James) Maxwell Anderson (15 December 1888 - 28 February 1959) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, poet, reporter and lyricist, and a founding member of The Playwrights Company (which included, at various times, Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard, Roger L. Stevens, John F... Image of composer Kurt Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950), born in Dessau, Germany and died in New York, was a German composer active from the 1920s until his death. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Harold Arlen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1960 Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 - April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music. ... James Francis Jimmy Durante (February 10, 1893 - January 29, 1980) was an American entertainer, one of the most popular and recognized personalities of the 1920s-1960s. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... ... Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 - March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist who wrote well over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 - October 23, 1942) was an American composer of popular music principally for films. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ...

Classical music

Aaron Copland (born Aaron Cohen) (November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer of modern tonal music as well as film music. ... Hanns Eisler (July 6, 1898 - September 6, 1962) was a German and Austrian composer. ... Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty, conductor, composer and accompanist, was born December 4, 1879 in Hillsborough (Ireland). ... Roy Ellsworth Harris (February 12, 1898 – October 1, 1979) was an American classical composer who wrote much music on American subjects and is perhaps best known for his . ... Herbert (Norman) Howells (17 October 1892—23 February 1983) was an English composer and teacher. ... Frank Martin (September 15, 1890 – November 21, 1974) was a Swiss composer, who lived a large part of his life in the Netherlands, but always remained famous in Switzerland. ... Carl Orff Carl Orff (July 10, 1895 – March 29, 1982) was a German composer born in Munich. ... The name Carmina Burana refers both to a collection of 13th-century songs and poetry, and a 20th-century musical setting of texts from it. ... Walter Hamor Piston Jr. ... Ernst Toch (pronounced similar to talk) (7 December 1887 - 1 October 1964) was a composer of classical music and film scores. ...

Opera

The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. ... Paul Hindemith (November 16, 1895 – December 28, 1963) was a German classical composer, violist, teacher, theorist and conductor. ... Dmitrij Borisovič Kabalevskij (Russian Дмитрий Борисович Кабалевский, commonly transliterated in English as Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky) (1904 - 1987) His Life Dmitri Kabalevsky Kabalevsky was a celebrated Soviet composer. ... Ernst Křenek (August 23, 1900 - December 22, 1991) was an Austrian-born composer; throughout his life he insisted that his name be written Krenek rather than Křenek, and that it should be pronounced as a German word. ... Douglas Stuart Moore (August 10, 1893 - July 25, 1969) was an American composer, educator, and author. ... The Devil and Daniel Webster is a short story by Steven Vincent Benet. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... The Boys from Syracuse is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, based on William Shakespeares play, The Comedy of Errors, as adapted by librettist George Abbott, who also directed. ... (For work done with Oscar Hammerstein II, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 - December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He received countless awards including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars... Lorenz Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... The Neil Simon Theater, formerly known as the Alvin Theater, is a Broadway theatre located at 250 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, New York City which has produced many notable musicals and plays. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Maritza can be: The river Maritsa Maritza (musical) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article needs cleanup. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ... Notable theatres called the Palace Theatre include: Palace Theatre, London Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea, EssexA real play house with Edwardian splendour. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Hellzapoppin was a musical revue which was a Broadway hit, running from 22 September 1938 to 17 December 1941, and was at the time the longest-running Broadway musical with 1,404 performances—one of only three plays to run more than 500 performances in the 1930s. ... A revue is a theatrical entertainment based around music with dancing and sketches or skits either on contemporary news or the venue or base of the theatre company concerned, such as college or medical school. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... I Married An Angel is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Knickerbocker Holiday was a Broadway musical written by Kurt Weill (music) and Maxwell Anderson (book and lyrics); it was directed by Joshua Logan. ... October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Imperial Theater can also refer to the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan The Imperial Theater was the Schubert brothers fiftieth theater in New York City. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ...

Musical films

A musical film belongs to a film genre that features songs, sung by the actors, interwoven into the narrative. ... ... The Great Waltz is a musical that uses themes by Johann Strauss I and Johann Strauss II, with lyrics and musical adaptation by Robert Wright and George Forrest in the 1970 stage revival and the 1972 film. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Luise Rainer in The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Luise Rainer (born January 12, 1910 in Düsseldorf, Germany) is a film actress. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II ( July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American writer and producer of musical comedies for almost forty years. ... Johann Strauss II The Waltz King coming to life in the Stadtpark, Vienna Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... James Francis Jimmy Durante (February 10, 1893 - January 29, 1980) was an American entertainer, one of the most popular and recognized personalities of the 1920s-1960s. ... The Three Stooges was an American comedy act in the 20th century. ... Sweethearts is a musical theater production with music by Victor Herbert, lyrics by Robert B. Smith and book by Harry B. Smith and Fred De Gressac. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) was a popular singer and actress in Hollywood films. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ...

Births

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Adriano Celentano (born January 6, 1938) is an Italian singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Allen Toussaint (born January 14, American musician, songwriter and record producer and one of the most influential figures in New Orleans R&B. In the 1960s and 1970s, he wrote numerous hits and launched his own solo career, which peaked in the 70s. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jack Jones (born John Allan Jones in January 14, 1938) is an American jazz and pop singer. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert (Bob) Smith was born on January 21, 1938 and became world famous in the 1960s and 1970s as a disc jockey using the stage name of Wolfman Jack. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Etta James on the cover of one of her albums Etta James (born January 25, 1938) is an American R&B and gospel singer. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the American band. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Lawrence Albert Payton (June 2, 1938 - June 20, 1997) was a tenor in the popular Motown quartet, The Four Tops. ... The Four Tops circa 1966. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Jean-Claude Risset (March 13, 1938 in Le Puy, France) is a French composer of electronic music. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1938 in Sledge, Mississippi) is a former Negro League baseball player who became one of the only African Americans to have a successful career in modern country music. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Hoyt Axton (March 25, 1938—October 26, 1999) was a country music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Booker Little, Jr (born on April 2, 1938 in Memphis, TN. Died October 5, 1961 in New York City, NY) was a United States Jazz Trumpeter and Composer. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Frederick Dewayne Hubbard (born on April 7, 1938, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) is an African American jazz trumpeter. ... Spencer Dryden (April 7, 1938 - January 11, 2005) was an American musician who was best known as the drummer for Jefferson Airplane, New Riders of the Purple Sage and The Dinosaurs. ... Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band from San Francisco, a pioneer of the LSD-influenced psychedelic rock movement. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Frederic Rzewski (born April 13, 1938) is an American composer. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Jonathan Tunick (born 19 April 1938) is an orchestrator, musical director and composer, who is a member of that small group of artists who have won all four major American performing awards: the Tony, Oscar, Emmy and Grammy. ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) is an American guitarist best know for his Twangy guitar style. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Tyrone Davis (born May 4, 1938-February 9th, 2005) was a soul music singer. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Henry Fambrough (born May 10, 1938) is a vocalist member of the R&B quintet The Spinners. ... The Spinners are a Detroit-based soul band popular in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich (born May 10, 1938) is a Russian conductor and pianist. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... The Monotones were a six-member rock n roll band in the 1950s. ... Lucille Starr, born May 13, 1938, is a French-Canadian singer, songwriter, and yodeler best known for her 1964 hit single, The French Song. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Teresa Stratas (b. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Cecil Bustamente Campbell (born May 28, 1938), better known as Prince Buster, is a musician from Kingston, Jamaica and regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ska music. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Charles Wuorinen (born June 9, 1938 in New York City) is an American composer. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... Mickie Most, born Michael Peter Hayes (June 20, 1938 - May 30, 2003), successful record producer notably with a string of Number 1 hit singles with his own RAK Records label and acts such as The Animals, Hermans Hermits, Donovan and Suzi Quatro. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Bill Withers, the singer/songwriter, was born on July 4, 1938 in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... John Lennon John Winston Lennon, later John Ono Lennon, (October 9, 1940–December 8, 1980), was best known as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist for The Beatles. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show is a pop-country rock band formed in Union City, New Jersey in 1968. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... For the insecticide Regent, see Regent (insecticide) A regent is an acting governor. ... Jacques Hétu (born August 8, 1938, Trois-Rivières, Quebec) is a Canadian composer. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Dave "Baby" Cortez - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... David Freiberg, (August 24, 1938 - )American musician, bass player with Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Starship. ... Quicksilver Messenger Service was one of San Franciscos original psychedelic bands in the 1960s, formed around Dino Valente. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Mason Williams (b. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Tornados is a British instrumental group of the 1960s who acted as the in-house back-up group for many of Joe Meeks productions. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years). ... The Monotones were a six-member rock n roll band in the 1950s. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Yuji Takahashi (高橋 悠治 Takahashi Yūji, born 1938) is a Japanese author, composer, performer and pianist. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years). ... Ben E. King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson in September 28, 1938 in Henderson, North Carolina) is an American soul and pop singer. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an early American rockabilly musician and an important influence on popular music during the 1960s. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Dion and the Belmonts was a musical group led by singer/songwriter Dion DiMucci. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Nico Nico (born Christa Päffgen) was a fashion model, actress, and composer. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... The Coasters were an American doo wop and early rock and roll group, evolving from The Robins, a Los Angeles based doo wop group. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Jay and the Americans was a pop music group popular in the 1960s. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... The Lettermen are a pop music vocal group. ... P.J. Proby, born James Marcus Smith (born November 6, 1938), is a singer, songwriter, and actor noted for his outstanding theatrical portrayal of Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison and interpretations of modern standards, much in the vein of Tom Jones. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... The Coasters were an American doo wop and early rock and roll group, evolving from The Robins, a Los Angeles based doo wop group. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Troy Seals (born November 16, 1938 in Big Hill, Kentucky) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist He is a member of the prominent Seals family of musicians that includes, Jim Seals (of Seals and Crofts) and Dan Seals (of England Dan and John Ford Coley) and Brady Seals. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, C.C. , O.Ont. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hank Medress was a record producer who co-produced (with Dave Appell) many of Tony Orlando and Dawns hits as well as Melissa Manchesters LP. ... The Tokens was a United States band. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... J.J. Cale (born December 5, 1938) is an American songwriter and musician, best known for writing two songs that Eric Clapton made famous, After Midnight and Cocaine. He was born Jean Jacques Cale in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 - June 17, 2005) in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chas Chandler (December 18, 1938–July 17, 1996) was a British musician, record producer and manager of several successful music acts. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Harris Harbison (born December 20, 1938 in Orange, New Jersey) is a composer, best known for his operas and large choral works. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... The Neville Brothers, an R&B, Soul and a Jazz group, was formed in 1976 in New Orleans, LA. Group Members Aaron Neville Art Neville Charles Neville Cyril Neville Ivan Neville Discography The Neville Brothers (March 1978) Fiyo on the Bayou (April 1981) Nevillization I (September 1982) Nevillization II (February... Joan Tower (born 1938) is a contemporary American composer. ... Fanta Damba (born in 1938 in Segou) is a Malian jalimusolu known to her fans as La Grand Vedette Malienne. ...

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