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Search Results for Year: 1900

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Number of Records Matching Query: 25
 
Xavier Cugat
 
Date Born: Monday 1 January 1900
 
Description: Violinist, Cuba
 
Summary: Cugat was born in Girona, in Catalonia (Spain). With his family, he immigrated to Cuba when he was five.

Walter Page
 
Date Born: Friday 9 February 1900
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: An African American jazz bassist and leader of the Oklahoma City Blue Devils jazz orchestra

Peter Derose
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 March 1900
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: DeRose also composed music for the 1941 Ice Capades show and in the late 1940s and early 1950s wrote songs for several Hollywood motion pictures.

Alfred Newman
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1900
 
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.
 
Summary: He won Oscars for adapting the scores of such noted musicals as The King and I (1956), Camelot (1967), and Call Me Madam (1953)

Barney Rapp
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 March 1900
 
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: Rapp broadcast his music on the radio and owned a nightclub, The Sign of the Drum. YOUTUBE: One of the earliest recordings from Doris. She recorded this with Barney Rapp and his New Englanders on June 1 Day,7,1939. In her book she states that she tried out for his band at the age of 16. She was chosen from around 200 singers.

Ted Heath
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1900
 
Description: Band Leader, trombonist, UK
 
Summary: Heath was born at 76 Atheldene Avenue, Wandsworth, South London.

Spencer Tracy
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 April 1900
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Tracy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the second son of John Edward Tracy, an Irish American Catholic truck salesman, and Caroline Brown, a Protestant turned Christian Scientist.

Leo Robin
 
Date Born: Friday 6 April 1900
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Song Writer. USA
 
Summary: On 17 January 1967 at Abbey Road Studios Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo which is a prominent part of The Beatles' song Penny Lane.

Albert Nicholas
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 May 1900
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Albert Nicholas was the most technically accomplished Clarinetist.

Tommy Ladnier
 
Date Born: Monday 28 May 1900
 
Description: Trumpeter, Writer, USA
 
Summary: He was influenced by early New Orleans trumpet/cornet players Bunk Johnson and Joe "King" Oliver.

Tommy Landier
 
Date Born: Monday 28 May 1900
 
Description: Trumpeter. Clarinetist/writer, USA
 
Summary: In the 1930s Ladnier co-led a band with Sidney Bechet called The New Orleans Feetwarmers.

Fred Waring
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 June 1900
 
Description: Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Waring expanded into television in 1949, with The Fred Waring Show on CBS. The program ran in 1948 to 30 May 1954 and received several awards for Best Musical Program.

George Antheil
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 July 1900
 
Description: Composer, pianist, author, and inventor, USA
 
Summary: A self-described "Bad Boy of Music", his modernist compositions amazed and appalled listeners in Europe and the US during the 1920s with its cacophonous celebration of mechanical devices.

George Lewis
 
Date Born: Friday 13 July 1900
 
Description: Clarinetist, US
 
Summary: Lewis interpolated various blues melodies, many of which may be heard on recordings by Louis Armstrong, specifically the recording with his Hot Five of Kid Ory's composition "Savoy Blues."

Helen Morgan
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 August 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Helen was born in rural Danville, Illinois. Her father was a farmer and a schoolteacher. After her mother remarried, she changed the last name to "Morgan

Frank Luther
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 August 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He was raised on a farm near Hutchinson, Kansas, where his father dealt in livestock and trotting horses.

Lucky Millinder
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1900
 
Description: Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Band Leader, never played an instrument, and never sang, but discovered many top names in his time.

Buell Kazee
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 August 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: In the 1960s, folk music was popular, and stars such as Bob Dylan brought forth, Kazee used the opportunity and started a comeback.

Todd Rhodes
 
Date Born: Friday 31 August 1900
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He studied early on at the Springfield School of Music and the Erie Conservatory, not only as a pianist but as a writer.

Texas Alexander
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 September 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Alexander worked in the 20ís and in the mid twenties started recording.

Gerald Marks
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1900
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: The success of his song "All of Me" led him to become a member of ASCAP, and he remained active in the organization for decades, serving on its board of directors from 1970 to 1981.

Helen Hayes
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1900
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Her father, Frank Van Arnum Brown, worked at a number of jobs, including as a clerk at the Washington Patent Office and as a manager and salesman for a wholesale butcher. Her mother, Catherine Estella Hayes, was an aspiring actress.

Arthur Schwartz
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1900
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Schwartz supported his legal studies at New York University and postgraduate studies at Columbia University

Athur Schwartz
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1900
 
Description: Song writer, USA
 
Summary: Schwartz worked for Columbia Pictures as a producer, his work including the 1944 musical Cover Girl.

Tampa Red
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 December 1900
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was a close friend and associate of Big Bill Broonzy and Big Maceo Merriweather.

 
 
 
 
 
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