This Day In History
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Saturday, May 26, 2018

«American musician»

Sandy West

Sandy West
(July 10, 1959 - October 21, 2006)
Sandy West was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and drummer. She was hailed by fans and critics alike to be a groundbreaking musician, as a drummer. She was one of the founding members of The Runaways, the very first teenage, all-girl hard rock band in the 1970s.
American musician, songwriter

Woody Herman

Woody Herman
(May 16, 1913 - October 29, 1987)
Woodrow Charles Herman, known as Woody Herman, was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd," Herman was one of the most popular of the 1930s and '40s bandleaders. His bands often played music that was experimental for their time.
American musician, musician

Dexter Holland

Dexter Holland
(29.12.1965 )
Bryan Keith "Dexter" Holland is the singer and rhythm guitarist for the California punk rock band The Offspring. Prior to that, he was a singer from a karaoke bar and the drummer for Manic Subsidal (which also featured another Offspring member, Greg K).
American musician, musician, Offspring

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson
(05.01.1969 )
Marilyn Manson (born Brian Hugh Warner) is an American musician, artist and former music journalist known for his controversial stage persona and image as the lead singer of the eponymous band Marilyn Manson.
American musician, musician

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus
(April 22, 1922 - January 5, 1979)
Charles Mingus Jr. was an American jazz musician, composer, bandleader, and civil rights activist.
American musician, musician, jazz musician, composer

Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan
(April 6, 1927 - January 20, 1996)
Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger. Though Mulligan is primarily known as one of the leading baritone saxophonists in jazz history – playing the instrument with a light and airy tone in the era of cool jazz – he was also a notable arranger, working with Claude Thornhill, Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, and others.
American musician, musician, jazz, saxophonist

Bill Haley

Bill Haley
(July 6, 1925 - February 9, 1981)
William John Clifton "Bill" Haley was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and their hit song "Rock Around the Clock".
American musician, musician, rock and roll

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain
(February 20, 1967 - April 5, 1994)
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana.
Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, American musician, musician

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash
(February 26, 1932 - September 12, 2003)
John R. "Johnny" Cash, A.K.A. "The Man In Black", was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
American musician, musician, rock and roll

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller
(February 29, 1904 - December 15, 1944)
Alton Glenn Miller was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". Miller's notable recordings include "In the Mood", "Moonlight Serenade", "Pennsylvania 6-5000", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "A String of Pearls", "At Last", "(I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo", "American Patrol", "Tuxedo Junction", and "Little Brown Jug".
American musician, musician, jazz musician, jazz

Mark Linkous

Mark Linkous
(September 9, 1962 - March 6, 2010)
Mark Linkous was an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as leader of Sparklehorse. He was also known for his collaborations with such notable artists as Tom Waits, PJ Harvey, Daniel Johnston, Radiohead, Black Francis, Julian Casablancas, Nina Persson, Sean Terrington Wright, David Lynch, Danger Mouse, and Sage Francis.
Sparklehorse, American musician, musician

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker
(August 29, 1920 - March 12, 1955)
Charles Parker, Jr., also known as Bird or Yardbird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
American musician, musician, jazz musician, jazz, saxophonist

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman
(May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986)
Benjamin David “Benny” Goodman was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader; widely known as the "King of Swing".
American musician, musician, jazz musician, jazz, swing

Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins
(June 20, 1924 - June 30, 2001)
Chester Burton Atkins, known as Chet Atkins, was an American guitarist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country's appeal to adult pop music fans as well.
American musician, musician, guitarist
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