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Number of Records Matching Query: 18
 
JOE E LEWIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 January 1902
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He appeared frequently on The Ed Sullivan Show, was the "Mystery Guest" three different times on What's My Line, and was interviewed on Person to Person in 1956.

SMITH BALLEW
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1902
 
Description: Band Leader, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Orchestra Leader at the Astor Hotel in New York.

LEON RENE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 February 1902
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Covington, Louisiana he is perhaps best known for his hit song song "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano." 1940.

MURRAY CUTTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1902
 
Description: Orchestrator of film
 
Summary: Under the loose musical direction of Herbert Stothart he contributed the "metallic sound" for the Tin Woodman's If I Only Had a Heart.

SON HOUSE
 
Date Born: Friday 21 March 1902
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: A blues legend, had worked with Willie Brown during the thirties,recorded for Paramount Records.

MEREDITH WILSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 May 1902
 
Description: Composer, Conductor and playwright
 
Summary: Willson attended Frank Damrosch's Institute of Musical Art (later The Juilliard School) in New York City.

SKIP JAMES
 
Date Born: Monday 2 June 1902
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: James was born near Bentonia, Mississippi. His father was a converted bootlegger turned preacher.

SAMMY FAIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 June 1902
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Fain wrote the second theme to the TV series Wagon Train in 1958, which was called "(Roll Along) Wagon Train".

LOUIS ALTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 June 1902
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA

GUY LOMBARDO
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 June 1902
 
Description: Band Leader, Conductor, Canada
 
Summary: His very first recording session took place where trumpter Bix Beiderbecke made his legendary recordings in Richmond, Indiana, at the Gennett Studios both during early 1924

BILL LEAR - AUDIO 8 TRACK-RECORDING
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 June 1902
 
Description: Manufacturer, USA
 
Summary: William Powell Lear was an American inventor and businessman. He is best known for founding the Lear Jet Corporation.

RICHARD RODGERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1902
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born into a Jewish family, the son of Mortimer Rodgers, a prominent physician who had changed the family name from Rojazinsky, and Mamie Levy.

JIM MCcARTNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1902
 
Description: The McCartney Family.
 
Summary: Mary met her future husband during an air raid on Liverpool in 1940, when Jim was 38 years old, and had settled into what his friends thought was, "a confirmed bachelorhood." Mary had been too career-conscious to think of marriage and, at 31-years-old, was thought of as a spinster.

BUSTER BAILEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 July 1902
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Buster Bailey played with the top musicians in the twenties and through to the fifties. He worked with Louis Amstrong and also with his own band.

CLIFF JACKSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 July 1902
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: An American jazz stride pianist.

NORMA SHEARER
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 August 1902
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1930 and was nominated or the same award on five other occasions. She retired in 1942.

PEETIE WHEATSTRAW
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 December 1902
 
Description: Pianist,Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: On his records Wheatstraw is occasionally heard playing guitar, but he usually took to the piano and required a guitarist to play with him—among his collaborators were Kokomo Arnold, Lonnie Johnson, Charley Jordan, Papa Charlie McCoy and Teddy Bunn, in addition to pianist Champion Jack Dupree.

SAM COSLOW - (Song Writer)
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 December 1902
 
Description: Composers of songs. Film producer, USA
 
Summary: He formed a successful partnership with composer Arthur Johnston and together they provided the scores for a number of films including Bing Crosby vehicles.

 
 
 
 

 
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