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Encyclopedia > 1960 in music

See also: 1959 in music, other events of 1960, 1961 in music, 1960s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 22 - Buddy Holly records some acoustic demos in his New York City apartment. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1960 in music, other events of 1961, 1962 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 15 - Motown Records signs The Supremes January 20 - Francis Poulencs Gloria is premiered in Boston February 12 - The Miracles Shop Around becomes Motowns first... 1960 in music Music of Brazil Carimbó begins modernizing and using electric instruments Music of Cambodia Princess Norodom Buppha Devi helps lead a revival of classical Khmer dance forms like apsara. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... This article is about the rank of sergeant. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish Los Ángeles , meaning the angels), also known as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... The Penguins were an American Doo-Wop group of the 1950s and 60s, best remembered for their only top 40 hit Earth Angel, which was one of the first rhythm and blues hits to cross over to the Pop charts. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Everly Brothers Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success... Warner Bros. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... UK trade paper for the record industry. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Oliver is damn fat. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... Sammy Davis, Jr. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... Dean Martin in 1965 at a St. ... Mitch Miller (born July 4, 1911) is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... . The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... City nickname: The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location Location of Miami in the State of Florida Political Charateristics County Miami-Dade Mayor Manuel “Manny” Diaz (R) Physical Characteristics Area      Land      Water 54 km²      35. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign just to the south of the Las Vegas Strip welcoming visitors to the city City nickname: The Entertainment Capital of the World Location Location of Las Vegas in Nevada Government County Clark Mayor Oscar B. Goodman Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 293. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Sony BMG Music Entertainment is the result of a 50/50 joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment (part of Sony) and BMG Entertainment (part of Bertelsmann AG) completed in August 2004. ... Mono as a single word can refer to: single-channel audio, a shortened form of monaural Infectious mononucleosis, also referred to as the kissing disease an open source implementation of the Microsoft . ... In popular usage, stereo generally to dual-channel sound recording and sound reproduction – sound that contains data for more than one speaker simultaneously. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th 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. ... Gene Vincent, real name Eugene Vincent Craddock (February 11, 1935 - October 12, 1971) was an American rockabilly pioneer musician, best known for his hit Be-Bop-A-Lula. He started playing in various country bands in his native Norfolk, Virginia after leaving the United States Navy with a permanent leg... Sharon Sheeley (April 4, 1940–May 17, 2002) was an American songwriter born in California in 1940 whos work found success for artists like Glen Campbell, Ricky Nelson, Brenda Lee, and former fiancee, Eddie Cochran. ... Chippenham is the name of more than one place: Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, England Chippenham, Wiltshire, England This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... Palladian Pulteney Bridge and the weir at Bath Bath is a city in south-west England, most famous for its baths fed by three hot springs. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... This article is about the American band. ... Ben E. King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson in September 28, 1938 in Henderson, North Carolina) is an American soul and pop singer. ... A legal agreement (commonly called a record deal) between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote. ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... Hamburg is Germanys second largest city (after Berlin) and, with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... John Lennon in the autumn of 1968 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. ... Paul McCartney, as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... George Harrison, MBE (February 24, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was a popular British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer, best known as a member of The Beatles. ... Stuart Sutcliffe (June 23, 1940 - April 10, 1962) was a short-lived member of The Beatles and a painter who worked in a style related to Abstract Expressionism. ... Randolph Peter Best (born November 24, 1941) was an early drummer for The Beatles from Madras, India. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... The Louisiana Hayride, was a radio broadcast from the Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States that during its heyday from 1948 to 1960 spawned the careers of the some of the greatest names in American music. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Sammy Davis, Jr. ... May Britt (born Maybritt Wilkens in Lidingö, Sweden on March 22, 1933), had a brief career as movie actress in the 1950s, in Italy first and in the USA afterwards. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... Patti LaBelle pays tribute to the crew of the space shuttle Columbia. ... Carla Thomas (born December 21, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee) is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul. ... Hank Williams, Jr. ... Van Morrison in concert, 1974 George Ivan Morrison (born August 31, 1945) is an Northern Irish singer/songwriter originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Reissue album cover showing The Supremes in 1966. ... Renato Carosone (Naples, 3 January 1920 - Rome, 20 May 2001) was among the greatest figures of Italian music scene in the second half of the 20th century. ...

Albums released

Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... Ray Charles at the piano. ... Giant Steps is a 1960 (see 1960 in music) album by jazz musician John Coltrane. ... John Coltrane John Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... 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. ... Ricky Nelson Eric Hilliard Ricky Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 - December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols. ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Brenda Lee on the cover of her collection, part of The Millennium Collection Brenda Lee, real name Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), was an American teen idol and country singer from Lithonia, Georgia. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 - June 17, 2005) in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Joan Baezs 1975 bestseller Diamonds & Rust. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ...

Top hits on record


See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1960 (USA) Jack Scott (born Giovanni Sacfone Jr. ... The Everly Brothers Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success... Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964) was a hugely popular gospel music and R&B singer, born Sam Cook in Clarksdale, Mississippi. ... Ray A. Peterson (April 23, 1935 - January 25, 2005) was an American pop music singer. ... Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934 - August 14, 1964) was a Rockabilly pioneer in Memphis, Tennessee. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 - June 17, 2005) in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Ray Charles at the piano. ... Jimmy Jones (born June 2, 1937 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an African American singer and songwriter. ... Brenda Lee on the cover of her collection, part of The Millennium Collection Brenda Lee, real name Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), was an American teen idol and country singer from Lithonia, Georgia. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... Brian Hyland (born November 12, 1943) was a moderately successful pop artist from Queens, New York during the 1960s. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Donnie Brooks (born John Dee Abohosh on February 6, 1936 in Dallas, Texas) is an American pop music singer. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Roy Orbison Only the Lonely is a 1960 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Bobby Vee (born April 30, 1943) is an American pop music singer. ... This article is about the American band. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Maurice Williams (born 1940) is an American doo-wop and soul artist. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Dorsey Burnette (December 28, 1932 - August 19, 1979) was an early Rockabilly singer in Memphis, Tennessee. ... Mark Dinning ( August 17, 1933 - March 22, 1986 ) was an American singer. ... Ray A. Peterson (April 23, 1935 - January 25, 2005) was an American pop music singer. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney is an American singer born on February 17, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936–February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... The Ventures are a surf / instrumental rock band formed in 1958, by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, two construction workers, who learned of a mutual interest in playing guitar, and started jamming together. ... Jack Scott (born Giovanni Sacfone Jr. ... Bobby Rydell (born April 26, 1942) was an American teen idol in the early days of Rock and Roll. ... Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934 - August 14, 1964) was a Rockabilly pioneer in Memphis, Tennessee. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1960: See also: 1960 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ...


Published popular music

Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Don Costa (July 10, 1925 – January 19, 1983) was a United States pop music arranger and record producer. ... Robert Meredith Willson {18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ... This article discusses the television series. ... Jay Livingston (born in McDonald, Pennsylvania, March 28 1915, died in Los Angeles, California, October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American Brill Building pop singer, songwriter and pianist. ... The 1960 musical, Camelot, was written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe and is loosely based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T.H. White novel The Once and Future King. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... 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. ... 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. ... Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964) was a hugely popular gospel music and R&B singer, born Sam Cook in Clarksdale, Mississippi. ... Sid Tepper was an American songwriter, best known for his collaborations with Roy C. Bennett, which spanwed several hits for Elvis Presley. ... Marguerite Monnot (1903 - 1961) was a French songwriter and composer best known for having written many of the songs performed by Edith Piaf and for the music in the stage musical Irma la Douce. External link The allmusic Biography of Marguerite Monnot Categories: Substubs | Musical theatre composers ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Robert Meredith Willson {18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Gentleman Jack Keller (?-December 2003) was a professional poker player. ... Pat Boone Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Barry Mann (born Barry Iberman on February 9, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter, and part of one of the most prolific songwriting partnerships in the world of rock music. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907-March 18, 1984) was a American lyricist. ... Dimitri Zinovich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 - November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. ... Jerry Butler (born December 8, 1936 in Sunflower, Mississippi) is an African-American soul singer also known as The Ice Man. Living in an area now known as Cabrini Green in Chicago, Butler began performing in a church choir alongside Curtis Mayfield. ... Curtis Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an African American soul, funk and R&B singer, songwriter and noted guitarist best known for his soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Robert Meredith Willson {18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Bobby Darin in concert. ... Irma la Douce is a 1956 French stage musical whose book and lyrics were written by Alexandre Breffort with music by Marguerite Monnot. ... Marguerite Monnot (1903 - 1961) was a French songwriter and composer best known for having written many of the songs performed by Edith Piaf and for the music in the stage musical Irma la Douce. External link The allmusic Biography of Marguerite Monnot Categories: Substubs | Musical theatre composers ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Brian Hyland (born November 12, 1943) was a moderately successful pop artist from Queens, New York during the 1960s. ... Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Edith Piaf Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915 - October 11, 1963) was one of Frances most beloved singers, with much success shortly before and during World War II. Her music reflected her tragic life, with her specialty being the poignant ballad presented with a heartbreaking voice. ... Marguerite Monnot (1903 - 1961) was a French songwriter and composer best known for having written many of the songs performed by Edith Piaf and for the music in the stage musical Irma la Douce. External link The allmusic Biography of Marguerite Monnot Categories: Substubs | Musical theatre composers ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Floyd Cramer (October 27, 1933 - December 31, 1997) was an American Hall of Fame pianist who was one of the architects of the Nashville Sound. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... The Magnificent Seven is one of the English language titles for the Akira Kurosawa film Shichinin no samurai (1954), also called The Seven Samurai. ... Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer best known for his work writing music for film and television. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 - September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Berry Gordy, Jr. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Lonnie Donegan MBE (April 29, 1931 – November 3, 2002) was a skiffle musician, possibly the most famous of them all. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American country musician and songwriter. ... Manos Hadjidakis (Μάνος Χατζιδάκις) (October 23, 1925–June 15, 1994) was a Greek music composer. ... Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born 1929) is a composer, songwriter and author. ... Alan Bergman (born 11 September 1925) is a prolific lyricist and songwriter, particularly of music for stage and film. ... Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902-July 21, 1960) was a songwriter. ... Dick Manning was a songwriter, best known for his many collaborations with Al Hoffman. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Roy Orbison Only the Lonely is a 1960 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Joe Melson (born May, 1935), is an American singer and a BMI award winning songwriter. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American Brill Building pop singer, songwriter and pianist. ... Doc Pomus (January 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was an American blues singer and songwriter, active throughout the 20th century. ... Mort Shuman (November 12, 1936 _ November 2, 1991) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) is an American guitarist best know for his Twangy guitar style. ... Barton Lee Hazlewood (born July 9, 1929 in Mannford, Oklahoma) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... 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. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Phil Spector Harvey Phillip Phil Spector (born December 26, 1940) is a highly influential record producer who turned out some of the best-known popular music of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American Brill Building pop singer, songwriter and pianist. ... Maurice Williams (born 1940) is an American doo-wop and soul artist. ... Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner (Born May 10, 1888 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary; Died December 28, 1971) in Hollywood, California) was an Austrian-American composer of music for films. ... Charles Walter Stansby Williams (September 20, 1886 – May 15, 1945), educated at St Albans School, Hertfordshire and University College, London, he was a staff editor at the Oxford University Press, at the London offices from 1908 until 1939 and afterwards, due to World War II evacuations, at Oxford. ... Ned Washington (15 August 1901 - 20 December 1976) was an American lyric writer. ... Dimitri Zinovich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 - November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Rolf Harris (born March 30, 1930) is a singer, composer, painter, and television host. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... Hank Ballard (November 18, 1927 - March 2, 2003) was an American R&B singer and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Bobby Darin in concert. ... Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Fats Domino Fats Domino, born Antoine Dominique (born February 26, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... 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. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter, most active as a singer during the early to mid 1970s, but a successful songwriter for considerably longer both before and after this period. ... Gerry Goffin (born February 11, 1939) is an American lyricist. ... Bert Kaempfert Bert Kaempfert (b. ... Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... Robert Sherman is president and owner of F.I.T., Inc. ...

Classical music

William Alwyn (November 7, 1905 – September 11, 1985) was an English composer. ... Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold (born October 21, 1921) is an English composer. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Photograph of Krzysztof Penderecki. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The String Quartet No. ... William Turner Walton (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and the jazz genre. ...

Opera

The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Bye Bye Birdie is a musical satire on American society written by Michael Stewart (book), Lee Adams (lyrics), and Charles Strouse (music). ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The 1960 musical, Camelot, was written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe and is loosely based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T.H. White novel The Once and Future King. ... Alan Jay Lerner (born August 31, 1918 in New York City, United States ? died there on June 14, 1986) was a Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Do Re Mi is a theater musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin. ... The Fantasticks original Off Broadway CD cover The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical comedy with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Flower Drum Song is a Broadway musical with a score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, and a book by Hammerstein and Joseph Fields, based on the novel by C.Y. Lee. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers 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, Grammys and Emmys. ... (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. ... 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. ... Irma la Douce is a 1956 French stage musical whose book and lyrics were written by Alexandre Breffort with music by Marguerite Monnot. ... Oh, Kay! is a Broadway musical with book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and music by George Gershwin. ... Oliver is damn fat. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... United States Marines on parade. ... The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a musical play which tells the fictionalized account of the life of Margaret Brown, whose husband made a fortune in the Colorado gold mines, and who survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic. ... Robert Meredith Willson {18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ...

Musical films

A musical film belongs to a film genre that features songs, sung by the actors, interwoven into the narrative. ... Bells Are Ringing is a 1960 romantic comedy film, directed by Vincente Minnelli. ... The Can-can (also spelt Cancan, Can Can) is regarded today primarily as a music hall dance, perfomed by a chorus line of female dancers who wear costumes with long skirts, petticoats, and black stockings, harking back to the fashions of the 1890s. ... Fanny can have many meanings: People: Fanny was a 1970s all women rock band led by June Millington. ... Oceans Eleven is the name of two American heist films: the original of 1960, and the remake of 2001. ...

Births

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Michael Stipe Michael Stipe (birth name John Michael Stipe, born January 4, 1960 in Decatur, Georgia) is the lead singer and frontman of rock band R.E.M. Stipe has become well-known (and occasionally parodied) for the mumbling style of his early career and for his complex, surreal lyrics... R.E.M. is a rock band formed in Athens, Georgia in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Dave Weckl (born January 8, 1960) is a jazz fusion drummer. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Counting Crows is a rock band that became extremely popular in 1994, following the release of their debut album August and Everything After, which featured the hit song Mr. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This photo of Michael Hutchence shows his trademark stubbly face and long, wavy hair that typified his appearance throughout his time with INXS. Michael Kelland John Hutchence (January 22, 1960–November 22, 1997) was the lead singer of the Australian rock band, INXS. He was born in Sydney, but was... The Australian band INXS, as they were with the late Michael Hutchence INXS is an Australian rock group. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tim Chandler is a bass player, best known for his work with the rock bands Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies (credited as Berger Roy Al) and The Choir. ... Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is the American rock band formed in 1974, by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... The Swirling Eddies are a band that began as an anonymous spinoff from the band Daniel Amos, along with new drummer David Raven. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frankie Goes to Hollywoods biggest selling single, Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood (FGTH) was one of the biggest, most controversial and most marketed UK pop acts of the 1980s. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Adam Clayton Adam Charles Clayton (born March 13, 1960 in Chinnor, Oxford, England), is the bass player for the Irish rock band, U2. ... U2 (L to R): The Edge, Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Bono Paul David Hewson (born May 10, 1960, Dublin, Ireland), nicknamed Bono Vox, stage name Bono, is the lead singer of the Irish rock band, U2. ... U2 (L to R): The Edge, Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... The Cure circa 1990s The Cure is a British rock band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock, post-punk and Gothic Rock scenes of the 1980s. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Tony Hadley (born 2 June 1960) is a British pop singer who fronted the 1980s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet. ... Spandau Ballet was a popular British band in the 1980s. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... See also Hucknall Categories: People stubs | 1960 births ... Brussels December 22nd 2003 Simply Red is a British band currently composed of Mick Hucknall (lead singer) and various backing musicians. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Mark-Anthony Turnage (born June 10, 1960) is an English composer of classical music. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Christopher Reece (born July 28, 1959) who is sometimes known as Chris Reece was a drummer of 2 bands The Lewd (1978_1983) and best known from Social Distortion (1984-1993). ... Social Distortion live at the Avalon Ballroom in 2004 Social Distortion live at the Avalon Ballroom in 2004 Social Distortion (often known as Social D) is an old school punk band, appearing in the early 80s and still active today. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... A youthful Chuck D. Carlton Ridenhour (born August 1, 1960), best known by the pseudonym Chuck D, is a rapper, composer, actor, author, radio personality and producer. ... The Public Enemy logo. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Bananaramas members on the cover of their 1984 album Bananarama. Bananarama is a British girl group, that found worldwide fame with their melodic pop songs. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Stephen Maynard Clark (April 23, 1960 - January 8, 1991) used to be Co-Lead guitarist in Def Leppard until his death on the 8th january 1991 (Found in his flat by his girlfriend at the time, janie dean, he had overdosed on anti depressants and alcohol after long periods of... Def Leppard, 1980 - 1982. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American jazz saxophonist. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... David Stanley Steele, born: 29 September 1941, Bradeley, Staffordshire became a British sporting hero when Tony Greig picked him for the English cricket team in 1975. ... The Raw and the Cooked (1989) Fine Young Cannibals are an English band best known for their 1988 hits She Drives Me Crazy and Good Thing. Formed in Birmingham, England by actor/model Roland Gift on vocals with musicians and former The Beat members David Steele and Andy Cox. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Joan Jett (2003) Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American rock and roll guitarist, singer, and actress best known for her hit I Love Rock N Roll, which was #1 on the Billboard charts from March 20th to May 8th, 1982. ... The Runaways were a seminal all-women band who performed proto-punk heavy metal music in the 1970s. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... The Meat Puppets formed as a three-piece punk rock cover band in Scottsdale, Arizona in January 1980, originally calling themselves the Bastions Of Immaturity. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Joey Belladonna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Australian composer, conductor and teacher (1870-1960). ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Matt Sorum is a hard rock drummer and percussionist. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Amy Grant, Age To Age, 1982 Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960 in Augusta, Georgia) is an American singer-songwriter whose music has strong Christian themes. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rick Savage is the bassist of Def Leppard. ... Def Leppard, 1980 - 1982. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Paul Westerberg is the former lead singer and songwriter of The Replacements, one of the seminal indie rock bands of the 1980s. ... Greg Flesch is a guitarist and musician, best known for his work with the rock bands Daniel Amos and The Swirling Eddies (credited as Gene Pool). Flesch also works in the Atmospheric Laser Spectroscopy Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, writing software for the groups tunable... Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is the American rock band formed in 1974, by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... The Swirling Eddies are a band that began as an anonymous spinoff from the band Daniel Amos, along with new drummer David Raven. ...

Deaths

January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Edwin Fischer (October 6, 1886 – January 24, 1960) was a Swiss classical pianist and conductor. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ferdinando Fred Buscaglione (Turin, 23 November 1921 - Rome, 3 February 1960) was an Italian singer and actor who became very popular in late 1950s. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... The American opera singer Leonard Warren (April 21, 1911 - March 4, 1960) was a famous baritone who was associated for many years with the Metropolitan Opera in New York. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th 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. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Joseph F. Lamb (December 6, 1887 - 1960) was a noted USA composer of ragtime music. ... Jussi Björling The Swedish tenor Jussi Björling  listen?, (5 February 1911–9 September 1960) was one of most highly regarded opera singers of the 20th century. ... In music, a tenor is a male singer with a high voice (although not as high as a countertenor). ...

Awards

Grammy Awards

  • Record of the Year: "Theme From A Summer Place" - Percy Faith
  • Album of the Year: Button Down Mind - Bob Newhart
  • Song of the Year: - "Theme From Exodus" - Ernest Gold, songwriter

Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Percy Faith (April 7, 1908–February 9, 1976) was a band-leader, orchestrator and composer, known for his arrangements of standard tunes with lush string sections and wordless female chorus. ... Bob Newhart is an American actor, comedian and writer famous for his timing and bemused demeanor. ... Ernest Gold (born July 13, 1921, Vienna, Austria; died March 17, 1999) was an Academy Award winning composer of the theme from the movie Exodus. ...

Eurovision Song Contest


 
 

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