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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 19 of 19

1744-05-18 - Joseph Beer, Bohemia clarinetist/composer (5th clarinet flap)
1884-03-17 - Alcide Nunez, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1934)
1897-05-14 - Sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader
1900-12-29 - Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist
1907-03-28 - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
1909-05-30 - Benny Goodman, Chicago, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing)
1913-05-16 - Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds)
1917-01-22 - Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist
1918-04-07 - Peanuts Hucko, Syracuse NY, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1930-07-03 - Pete Fountain, New Orleans, jazz clarinetist (Lawrence Welk 1957-59)
1933-01-30 - Richard Dufallo, Chicago Ill, clarinetist/conductor
1935-01-07 - Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (d. 2006)
1935-05-21 - Terry Lightfoot, clarinetist/bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen)
1942-07-12 - Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
1948-09-29 - Theo J├Ârgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
1950-01-02 - David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist
1958-11-08 - Don Byron, American clarinetist
1959-03-30 - Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
1988-09-26 - Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 15 of 15

1932-03-01 - Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)
1953-11-21 - Larry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1893)
1959-05-14 - Sidney Bechet, US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62
1986-06-13 - Benny Goodman, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing), dies at 77
1987-10-28 - Woody Herman, US jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74
1990-11-18 - Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies
1991-03-31 - John Carter, US jazz clarinetist (Roots & folklore), dies
1994-06-06 - Willie Humphrey, jazz clarinetist, dies at 93
1996-03-06 - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
1996-05-27 - Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 79
2001-02-10 - George Holmes Tate, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist (b. 1913)
2003-09-15 - Jack Brymer, English clarinetist (b. 1915)
2004-12-30 - Artie Shaw, American jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, dies at 94
2006-12-12 - Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1935)
2010-07-12 - Paulo Moura, Brazilian clarinetist and saxophonist (b. 1932)


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