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Events in Music

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1887-11-23 - Opera "Trumpeter of Säckingen" 1st American production (NYC)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 45 of 45

1899-01-28 - Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger
1901-08-04 - Louis Armstrong, New Orleans Louisiana, jazz trumpeter (Hello Dolly), (d. 1971)
1903-12-29 - Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader
1907-08-05 - Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter
1908-02-04 - Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter
1908-04-29 - Philippe Brun, jazz trumpeter
1908-07-24 - Cootie Williams, American trumpeter (d. 1985)
1908-09-07 - Max Kaminsky, trumpeter
1909-07-16 - John Edward "Teddy" Buckner, trumpeter
1909-08-17 - Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1985)
1909-10-04 - Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/Sax
Jazz Musician Louis ArmstrongJazz Musician Louis Armstrong (1901-08-04)
1911-01-30 - Roy Eldridge, Pitts, Pennsylvania, American jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
1911-05-03 - John Rhea "Yank" Lawson, trumpeter
1911-07-20 - William Dillard, trumpeter/singer
1916-03-15 - Harry James, Albany Ga, trumpeter (married to Betty Grable)
1917-10-21 - Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz
1920-12-14 - Clark Terry, American trumpeter
1921-03-08 - Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter
1922-11-07 - Al Hirt, New Orleans LA, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World)
1925-08-13 - Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
1926-05-26 - Miles Davis, Alton, Illinois, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer (d. 1991)
1926-07-03 - Johnny Coles, trumpeter
1927-07-07 - Doc Severinson, [Carl], Arlington Oregon, bandleader/trumpeter on the Tonight Show
1927-09-27 - Red Robert Chudnick Rodney, jazz trumpeter
1928-05-04 - Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)
1930-10-30 - Clifford Brown, [Brownie], US jazz trumpeter/composer
Jazz Musician Miles DavisJazz Musician Miles Davis (1926-05-26)
1930-10-31 - Ray Crane, trumpeter
1931-03-27 - Burt Collins, trumpeter
1932-07-16 - John Chilton, jazz trumpeter
1933-05-21 - Maurice André, French trumpeter, (d. 2012)
1935-09-03 - Otto Ketting, trumpeter/composer (Passacaglia)
1936-11-18 - Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
1938-04-07 - Freddie Hubbard, Indianapolis, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey)
1938-07-10 - Lee Morgan, American hard-bop trumpeter
1939-04-04 - Hugh Masekela, Wilbank South Africa, trumpeter (I Am Not Afraid)
1941-10-11 - Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1999)
1941-12-18 - Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpeter and composer
1943-08-10 - Michael Mantler, American trumpeter and composer
1946-04-25 - Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
1947-08-19 - Gerard Schwarz, Weehawken NJ, trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orch)
1949-11-06 - Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-born trumpeter
1953-07-24 - Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter
1961-10-18 - Wynton Marsalis, New Orleans La, jazz trumpeter (Grammy 1983)
1969-10-16 - Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter
1980-12-05 - Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 36 of 36

1876-06-25 - John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn
1890-10-03 - Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
1956-06-26 - Clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25
1967-04-17 - Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1908)
1971-07-06 - Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer, dies at 69
1973-11-27 - Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1887)
1985-05-02 - Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1909)
1986-08-20 - Thad Jones, jazz trumpeter, dies of cancer at 63
1988-05-13 - Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59
1990-06-11 - Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter (wah wah sound), dies at 86
1991-09-13 - Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
Jazz Musician Miles DavisJazz Musician Miles Davis (1991-09-28)
1991-09-28 - Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65
1991-12-08 - Buck Clayton, US jazz trumpeter/orchestra leader, dies
1992-05-13 - Floyd Arceneaux, trumpeter, dies at 58
1993-01-06 - John B "Dizzy" Gillespe, blues trumpeter, dies of cancer at 75
1993-11-11 - Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
1994-01-15 - Philippe Brun, jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
1994-01-17 - Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/sax, dies at 84
1994-01-30 - Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter, dies at 86
1994-02-02 - Zilner T Randolph, jazz Trumpeter/ Arranger, dies at 95
1994-05-27 - Red Rodney, [Albino Red/The Red Arrow], bebop-trumpeter, dies at 66
1994-05-31 - Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter, dies at 86
1994-06-29 - Ray Crane, trumpeter, dies at 63
1994-09-06 - Max Kaminsky, trumpeter, dies at 85
1994-09-22 - John Edward Teddy Buckner, trumpeter, dies at 85
1994-11-02 - Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
Jazz Musician Louis ArmstrongJazz Musician Louis Armstrong (1971-07-06)
1994-11-07 - Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
1994-11-09 - Milton M Shorty Rajonsky Rogers, trumpeter, dies at 70
1995-01-16 - William Dillard, trumpeter/singer, dies at 83
1995-02-18 - John Rhea "Yank" Lawson, trumpeter, dies at 83
1996-02-08 - Mercer Kennedy Ellington, trumpeter bandleader/composer, dies at 76
1997-12-22 - Johnny Coles, trumpeter, dies at 71
1999-04-27 - Al Hirt, American trumpeter (b. 1922)
2000-01-17 - Philip Jones, British trumpeter (b. 1928)
2006-08-23 - Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1928)
2006-09-23 - Sir Malcolm Arnold, English composer and professional trumpeter (b. 1921)


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