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Number of Records Matching Query: 29
Django Reinhardt
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1910
Description: Guitarist, Belgium
Summary: Django's only acoustic guitar was given to Les Paul. Les Paul keeps Django's acoustic guitar in his garage and it is his most prized possession.

Stanley Vann
Date Born: Tuesday 15 February 1910
Description: Composer, Organist, Choral Conductor, UK
Summary: In 1971 he was awarded a Lambeth doctorate by the then Archbishop of Canterbury in recognition of his "eminent services to church music".

Al Sears
Date Born: Tuesday 22 February 1910
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Summary: Player of Jazz in the fifties - Joined Chick Web’s band plus Johnny Hodges’, Duke Ellington’s and many others.

David Niven
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1910
Description: Actor, UK
Summary: Born the son of William Edward Graham Niven and the French, British Henrietta Julia Degacher who, born in Wales. Youtube: David Niven interviewed by David Frost 1972.

Sammy Kaye
Date Born: Sunday 13 March 1910
Description: Band leader, Saxophonist, Clarinetist, USA
Summary: Kaye was known for his use of "singing of song titles", which was emulated by Kay Kyser and Blue Barron.

T Bone Walker
Date Born: Monday 28 March 1910
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Summary: He was influenced by Dallas's Blind Lemon Jefferson, the local string bands that his stepfather played with and the classic blues sound of blues/gospel singers, such as, Ida Cox and Ma Rainey. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked him at #47 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". On the 2011 list of Rolling Stone magazine's "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" Walker had dropped to #67.

Al Lewis
Date Born: Saturday 30 April 1910
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: He attended Thomas Jefferson High School, from which he left in his junior year. He later attended Oswego State Teachers College.

Mary Lou Williams
Date Born: Sunday 8 May 1910
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Arranger, USA
Summary: Noted as the leading female of jazz instrumentalist.

Gordon Jenkins
Date Born: Thursday 12 May 1910
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer
Summary: He started his career doing arrangements for a St Louis radio station.

Artie Shaw
Date Born: Monday 23 May 1910
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Summary: Shaw made several musical shorts in 1939 for Vitaphone and Paramount Pictures, and he portrayed himself in the Fred Astaire film Second Chorus (1940),

Artie Shaw
Date Born: Monday 23 May 1910
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Summary: Shaw made several musical shorts in 1939 for Vitaphone and Paramount Pictures, and he portrayed himself in the Fred Astaire film Second Chorus (1940),

Waxie Maxie Silverman
Date Born: Wednesday 25 May 1910
Description: Promoter, Manager, USA
Summary: Max Silverman was a DJ in Washington and also the manager of ’The Clovers’

Red Foley
Date Born: Tuesday 7 June 1910
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: In 1941,Foley signed a lifetime contract with Decca Records. He also released "Old Shep" in 1941, a song he wrote with Arthur Willis in 1933 about a dog he owned as a boy (in reality, his German shepherd, poisoned by a neighbor, was named Hoover).

Howlin Wolf
Date Born: Friday 10 June 1910
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Summary: Born near West Point, Mississippi, and named after Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States. His nick name Big Foot Chester and Bull Cow as he was known in his early years because of his great size.

David Rose
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1910
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer, Conductor
Summary: Recipient of four Emmy awards, David Rose was born in London to Jewish parents and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

Frank Loesser
Date Born: Wednesday 29 June 1910
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA
Summary: Loesser was the lyricist of over 700 songs.

Martha Mears
Date Born: Monday 18 July 1910
Description: Vocalist , USA
Summary: The voice of the song "White Christmas" in the movie Holiday Inn (1942).

Bill Goodwin
Date Born: Thursday 28 July 1910
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Goodwin was known for frequently promoting the item sold by the sponsor of the show (Swan Soap or Maxwell House Coffee, among others

Freddie Slack
Date Born: Sunday 7 August 1910
Description: Pianist, USA
Summary: Originally a drummer, he switched to piano soon after moving to Chicago in 1927.

Ruby Keeler
Date Born: Friday 26 August 1910
Description: Actress,Singer, Dancer, USA
Summary: From 1928 to 1940, she was married to legendary singer "Al Jolson". Keeler was born in Canada, in 1909, to a Irish Catholic family. Her father was a truck driver, and when she was three years old, her family packed up and moved to New York City where he knew he could get better pay.

Ralph Berkowitz
Date Born: Monday 5 September 1910
Description: Composer of music, USA
Summary: Berkowitz has been widely published as an arranger and composer.

Bill Boyd
Date Born: Wednesday 7 September 1910
Description: Singer and guitarist. USA
Summary: The Cowboy Ramblers became major stars on radio and were offered work in Hollywood

Bill Boyd - (musician)
Date Born: Thursday 29 September 1910
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Summary: His brother played in other bands while Bill had his radio show in Dallas where he appeared in films as well. His career stopped in the very late fifties.

Jack Carson
Date Born: Thursday 27 October 1910
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Carson sought work in Hollywood, initially landing bit roles at RKO. Radio also proved to be a source of employment for the team following a 1938 appearance on the Bing Crosby Kraft Music Hall program.

Edmundo Ros
Date Born: Wednesday 7 December 1910
Description: Vocalist and band leader, USA
Summary: A musician, vocalist, arranger and bandleader who made his career in Britain. He directed a highly popular Latin-American orchestra, had an extensive recording career

Louis Prima
Date Born: Wednesday 7 December 1910
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Summary: A trumpeter and vocalist during the Swing era through to the during the sixties composing and arranging

Spade Cooley
Date Born: Wednesday 7 December 1910
Description: Fiddle, Actor, USA
Summary: He was nicknamed with the name Spade from a card game.

John H. Hammond
Date Born: Thursday 15 December 1910
Description: Record producer, Talent scout
Summary: He discovered Aretha Franklin, then an eighteen-year-old gospel singer. In 1961, he heard folk singer Bob Dylan playing harmonica.

Harold Rhodes
Date Born: Wednesday 28 December 1910
Description: Inventor, Pianist, USA
Summary: Harlod Rhodes was the inventor of the most successful electric piano of it's day.

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