American musicians born in 1901

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1901:

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 New Orleans-July 6, 1971 Corona) a.k.a. Satchmo, Pops, Louis Armstrong: Satchmo, Armstrong, Louis (Satchmo), Armstrong, Louis, Armstrong Louis, Luis Armstrong, Louis Armostrong, Louis Amstrong, Louis Arnstrong, Louie Armstrong, Loouis Aemstrong, Louise Armstrong, Louis Daniel Armstrong, Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven, Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars, Satchel Mouth, Satch, Satchelmouth, Dippermouth, Dipper, Daniel Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, gate mouth, Dippermouth Blues or dipper mouth was an American singer, trumpeter, musician and actor. He had one child, Clarence Armstrong.

Discography: Hello, Dolly!, I Will Wait For You, I Wish You Were Dead, You Rascal You, What A Wonderful World, Laughin' Louie, The Best of the Decca Years, Volume 2: The Composer, 16 Original World Hits, Satchmo at Symphony Hall, Verve Jazz Masters 1 and 16 Most Requested Songs. Genres he performed: Jazz, Swing music, Dixieland, Traditional pop music and Scat singing.

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Frederic Loewe

Frederic Loewe (June 10, 1901 Berlin-February 14, 1988 Palm Springs) otherwise known as Frederick Loewe, Fritz Loewe, Friedrich Fritz Löwe or Lerner and Loewe was an American songwriter and composer.

Discography: Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady (1956 original Broadway cast), My Fair Lady, Gigi (1958 film cast), Gigi (1973 original Broadway cast), Brigadoon (1991 London studio cast), My Fair Lady, My Fair Lady (1961 original Berlin cast), My Fair Lady (Theater an der Wien) and My Fair Lady (1993 Vienna cast).

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Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich (December 27, 1901 Schöneberg-May 6, 1992 Paris) also known as Marie Magdalene Dietrich, Maria Magdalena Dietrich, Maria Magdalene Sieber, marlene_dietrich, Dietrich, Marlene, Marlena Dietrichová, Lena, Lene, Lili Marlene, Marlena, Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich, Marlene or Marie Magdelene Dietrich von Losch was an American singer, actor and violinist. Her child is called Maria Riva.

Her albums: Das war mein Milljöh, Immortal Songs, A Portrait of Marlene Dietrich, Der blonde Engel: Die Retrospektive (disc 4: Rare Recordings 1929-1978), Der blonde Engel, Die frühen Aufnahmen, Die großen Erfolge, Falling in Love Again, For the Boys in the Backroom and Golden Greats (disc 3).

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Morton Downey

Morton Downey (November 14, 1901 Wallingford-October 25, 1985 Palm Beach) also known as The Irish Nightingale or Sean Morton Downey was an American singer and pianist. He had five children, Morton Downey, Jr., Lorelle Downey, Anthony Downey, Kevin Downey and Michael Downey.

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz (February 2, 1901 Vilnius-December 10, 1987 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) otherwise known as Jim Hoyle was an American actor, violinist and teacher. He had three children, Robert Heifetz, Josepha Heifetz and Suzanne Vidor Parry.

His albums include Violin Concertos, Great Violinists: Heifetz, Great Violinists: Heifetz, Great Violinists: Heifetz, Great Violinists: Heifetz, Violin Concertos, Great Violinists: Heifetz, Violin Greatest Hits, The Heifetz Collection, Volume 22: Showpieces and Concertos pour violon. Genres he performed: Classical music.

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Etta Moten Barnett

Etta Moten Barnett (November 5, 1901 Weimar-January 2, 2004 Chicago) also known as Etta Moten was an American singer and actor. She had three children, Sue Brooks, Gladys Brooks and Etta Vee Brooks.

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Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman (March 17, 1901 New Haven-February 17, 1970 Hollywood) a.k.a. Pappy was an American conductor, film score composer, music arranger, composer and actor. His children are Thomas Newman, David Newman, Maria Newman and Tim Newman.

His albums include Airport, Captain From Castile - Symphonic Suite, The Greatest Story Ever Told, How the West Was Won, The Diary of Anne Frank, How Green Was My Valley, The Song of Bernadette, The Classic Film Music of Alfred Newman: The Hunchback of Notre Dame / Beau Geste / All About Eve, Captain From Castile-The Classic Film Scores of Alfred Newman and The Egyptian. Genres: Film score.

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Frankie Trumbauer

Frankie Trumbauer (May 30, 1901 Carbondale-June 11, 1956 Kansas City) otherwise known as Frank Trumbauer or Trumbauer, Frankie was an American , .

His most recognized albums: Bix and Tram. Genres he performed include Jazz and Dixieland.

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Horace Heidt

Horace Heidt (May 21, 1901 Alameda-December 1, 1986 Del Mar) otherwise known as Heidt, Horace was an American , . His child is called Horace Heidt, Jr..

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Annette Hanshaw

Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 New York City-March 13, 1985 New York City) also known as Hanshaw, Annette was an American singer.

Her discography includes: It Was So Beautiful, Lovable & Sweet, The Girl Next Door, The Twenties Sweetheart, Volume 5: Annette Hanshaw 1928-29, Volume 6: Annette Hanshaw 1929, Volume 7: Annette Hanshaw 1929-30, I Have to Have You / When I Am Housekeeping for You, The Early Years, Volume 2 and The Early Years: 1927, Volume 3. Genres she performed include Jazz.

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Adelaide Hall

Adelaide Hall (October 20, 1901 Brooklyn-November 7, 1993 Charing Cross Hospital) a.k.a. Hall, Adelaide was an American singer and actor.

Genres she performed: Jazz, Musical theatre, Traditional pop music, Spiritual and Swing music.

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Wayne King

Wayne King (February 16, 1901 Savanna-July 16, 1985 Paradise Valley) a.k.a. Wayne Harold King, The Waltz King, Harold Wayne King or Wayne "The Waltz King" King was an American songwriter, singer and musician.

His albums include Wayne King Plays Irving Berlin Melodies, The Sweetest Sounds, The Waltz King and The Waltz King.

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Lillian Fuchs

Lillian Fuchs (November 18, 1901-October 5, 1995) was an American composer and violist.

Her albums include Complete Music for Unaccompanied Viola and The Fuchs legacy, Volume 1: 6 Suites for Cello Solo played on the Viola.

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Thelma Terry

Thelma Terry (September 30, 1901 Bangor-May 30, 1966) was an American , .

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Edmond Hall

Edmond Hall (May 15, 1901 Reserve-February 11, 1967 Cambridge) also known as Hall, Edmond was an American clarinetist.

Discography: 20.3014-HI: Big City Blues (disc 2), Struttin', The Chronological Classics: Edmond Hall 1937-1944, The Chronological Classics: Edmond Hall 1944-1945 and Big City Blues. Genres he performed include Swing music and Dixieland.

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Nelson Eddy

Nelson Eddy (June 29, 1901 Providence-March 6, 1967 Palm Beach) a.k.a. Nelson Ackerman Eddy, Eddy, Nelson, The Singing Capon, Nels, The Baritone or Bricktop was an American singer and actor. He had one child, Jon Eddy.

His albums: The Artistry of Nelson Eddy, Ah Sweet Mystery of Life, America's Singing Sweethearts, Favorites In Stereo, Favorites in Hi-Fi and Indian Love Call.

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Jimmy Rushing

Jimmy Rushing (August 26, 1901 Oklahoma City-June 8, 1972 New York City) also known as Rushing, Jimmy or James Andrew Rushing was an American singer.

His albums include The You and Me That Used to Be, Every Day I Have the Blues, Five Feet of Soul, The Essential Jimmy Rushing, 1938-1945, Blues and Things and Rushing Lullabies. Genres: Blues and Jazz.

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Harry Partch

Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 Oakland-September 3, 1974 Encinitas) also known as Partch, Harry was an American composer and musician.

His albums: The Bewitched (Members of the University of Illinois Musical Ensemble feat. conductor: John Garvey), U.S. Highball (Kronos Quartet), The Harry Partch Collection - Vol.1, 17 Lyrics of Li Po, Delusion of the Fury: A Ritual of Dream and Delusion, The World of Harry Partch, Enclosure 5, The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 2, Revelation in the Courthouse Park and The Music of Harry Partch. His related genres: Experimental classical music and Avant-garde music.

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Kokomo Arnold

Kokomo Arnold (February 15, 1901 Lovejoy-November 8, 1968 Chicago) also known as Koko Arnold, Kakomo Arnold, Arnold, Kokomo or Gitfiddle Jim was an American singer.

His most recognized albums: Milk Cow Blues / Old Original Kokomo Blues, Nothing but the Blues: Kokomo Arnold and Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 17 May 1930 to 15 March 1935. Genres: Chicago blues and Blues.

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Rudy Vallée

Rudy Vallée (July 28, 1901 Island Pond-July 3, 1986 North Hollywood) a.k.a. Rudy Valle, Rudy Vallee, Lieutenant Rudy Vallee U.S.C.G.R or Hubert Prior Vallée was an American singer, actor, bandleader, musician, radio personality and songwriter.

His albums: As Time Goes By, The Voice That Had Them Fainting, I'm Just a Vagabond Lover and Collection.

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Frank Churchill

Frank Churchill (October 20, 1901 Rumford-May 14, 1942 Castaic) also known as Frank Churchchill or The Roches was an American film score composer, composer, songwriter and pianist.

Related albums: Peter Pan: Classic Soundtrack Series (1953 Film), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sneeuwwitje en de 7 dwergen, I'm Wishing / Whistle While You Work, With a Smile and a Song / Dig-a-Dig Dig / Heigh Ho, Dwarfs' Yodel Song / Some Day My Prince Will Come, Disney's Dumbo, Walt Disney's Bambi, Bambi and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Juanita Hall

Juanita Hall (November 6, 1901 Keyport-February 28, 1968 Bay Shore) a.k.a. Juanita Long or Juanita Hall Singers was an American singer and actor.

Her most well known albums: Juanita Hall Sings the Blues, The Glory of Love and Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) / Blue Them Blues Away.

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Clifford Gibson

Clifford Gibson (April 17, 1901 Louisville-December 21, 1963) a.k.a. Gibson, Clifford was an American musician and singer.

His discography includes: Beat You Doing It and Tired of Being Mistreated.

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Ishmon Bracey

Ishmon Bracey (January 9, 1901 Byram-February 12, 1970 Jackson) a.k.a. Bracey, Ishman or Bracey, Ishmon was an American singer.

Genres he performed include Delta blues, Blues and Country blues.

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Ruth Crawford Seeger

Ruth Crawford Seeger (July 3, 1901 East Liverpool-November 18, 1953 Chevy Chase) a.k.a. Ruth Porter Crawford or Ruth Crawford was an American musician and composer. She had one child, Mike Seeger.

Her discography includes: New Music Seance 2008: Concert No.3.

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Ted Weems

Ted Weems (September 26, 1901 Pitcairn-May 6, 1963 Tulsa) also known as Weems, Ted was an American sailor and bandleader.

Genres: Jazz and Big Band.

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William Kroll

William Kroll (January 30, 1901 New York City-March 10, 1980) also known as Kroll, William was an American , .

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Ray Whitley

Ray Whitley (December 5, 1901 Atlanta-February 21, 1979 Mexico) otherwise known as Raymond Otis Whitley, Ray Whitley and His Bar-6 Cowboys or Ray Witley was an American singer, actor and songwriter.

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Charles Calhoun

Charles Calhoun (November 16, 1901 Atchison-April 1, 1999 Altamonte Springs) a.k.a. Charles E. Calhoun, Jesse Stone, Chuck Calhoun or Stone, Jessie was an American songwriter, pianist, record producer, musician and music arranger.

Genres he performed: Jazz, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Rock and roll.

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Clark Gable

Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 Cadiz-November 16, 1960 West Hollywood) a.k.a. William Clark Gable, Gabe, The King, Pa, The King of Hollywood, Clark, William or W. C. Gable was an American actor. He had two children, Judy Lewis and John Clark Gable.

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Walt Disney

Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 Hermosa-December 15, 1966 Burbank) also known as Walter Elias Disney, Retlaw Yensid, Retlaw Elias Yensid, Mr. Disney, Uncle Walt, Disney Walt, Walter Disney, Walter Elias "Walt" Disney or Mickey Mouse was an American film producer, screenwriter, animator, film director, entrepreneur, entertainer, voice actor, businessperson, television producer, film editor, actor and presenter. He had two children, Diane Disney Miller and Sharon Mae Disney.

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Jimmy Blythe

Jimmy Blythe (May 20, 1901 Louisville-June 21, 1931 Chicago) also known as Blythe, Jimmy or Jimmy Blythe Jr. was an American jazz pianist.

Discography: I've Got The Yes! We Have No Banana Blues, Alley Rat / Sweet Papa, Armour Ave. Struggle / Chicago Stomp, Girl of My Dreams, Barney Google, (I'd Love To Call You) My Sweetheart, Last Night on the Back Porch, Fat Meat and Greens / Jimmie Blues, Mr. Freddie Blues / Lovin's Been Here and Gone to Mecca Flat and Mr. Freddie Blues.

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Bebe Daniels

Bebe Daniels (January 14, 1901 Dallas-March 16, 1971 London) otherwise known as Bebe Virginia Daniels, Phyllis Daniels, Bebe Daniels Lyon, Phyllis Virginia Daniels, Bebe Lyon, Bebe or The Girl was an American actor, film producer, dancer, singer and screenwriter. She had two children, Barbara Lyon and Richard Lyon.

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Hugo Friedhofer

Hugo Friedhofer (May 3, 1901 San Francisco-May 17, 1981 Los Angeles) also known as Hugo Wilhelm Friedhofer or Hugo W. Friedhofer was an American film score composer and music arranger.

His discography includes: Between Heaven and Hell / Soldier of Fortune, An Affair to Remember, Warlock / Violent Saturday, In Love and War / Woman Obsessed, The Rains of Ranchipur / Seven Cities of Gold / The Blue Angel, Two Flags West / North to Alaska, Bride of Vengeance / Captain Carey, U.S.A., Adventures of Casanova, The Barbarian and the Geisha and The Revolt of Mamie Stover / Hilda Crane. Genres he performed: Film score.

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Georgie Price

Georgie Price (January 5, 1901-March 1, 1964) also known as Price, Georgie or George Price was an American musician.

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Ralph Rainger

Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 New York City-October 23, 1942 Palm Springs) a.k.a. Rainger, Ralph or Ralph Reichenthal was an American songwriter, composer and film score composer. His child is called Connie Rainger.

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Julius Daniels

Julius Daniels (November 20, 1901 Denmark-October 18, 1947 Charlotte) also known as Daniels, Julius was an American firefighter and musician.

His discography includes: RCA Victor Race Series, Volume 4. Genres he performed: Country and Piedmont blues.

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Hilo Hattie

Hilo Hattie (October 28, 1901 Honolulu-December 12, 1979 Honolulu) a.k.a. Clarissa Haili, Claire Haili, Clara Nelson, Auntie Clara Nelson, Clarissa "Clara" Haili, Mrs. Carlyle Nelson, Clara or Hattie, Hilo was an American musician, singer, actor, dancer, comedian and teacher.

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Bernice Petkere

Bernice Petkere (August 11, 1901 Chicago-January 7, 2000 Los Angeles) was an American songwriter.

Genres related to her: Popular music.

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Ned Washington

Ned Washington (August 15, 1901 Scranton-December 20, 1976 Beverly Hills) was an American songwriter, lyricist and film score composer.

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Walter Vinson

Walter Vinson (February 2, 1901 Bolton-April 22, 1975 Chicago) also known as Walter Vincent or Vincent, Walter was an American songwriter, musician, guitarist and singer.

Genres he performed: Memphis blues.

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Jester Hairston

Jester Hairston (July 9, 1901 Belews Creek-January 18, 2000 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Jester Joseph Hairston, Jester J. Hairston, Jasper J. Hairston, Rolly or Hairston, Jester was an American actor, conductor, music arranger, composer, songwriter and singer.

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John Wesley Work III

John Wesley Work III (July 15, 1901 Tullahoma-May 17, 1967) also known as John W. Work or Work, John W. was an American musician and composer.

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Heinz Eric Roemheld

Heinz Eric Roemheld (May 1, 1901 Milwaukee-February 11, 1985 Huntington Beach) also known as Heinz Roemheld, Rox Rommell, H. Roemfeld, H. Roemheld or Heinrich Erich Roemheld was an American film score composer, composer, conductor and pianist. He had two children, Ann Macomber and Mary Lou Roemheld.

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Roy Fox

Roy Fox (October 25, 1901 Denver-March 20, 1982 London) a.k.a. The Whispering Cornetist was an American actor.

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Andre Kostelanetz

Andre Kostelanetz (December 22, 1901 Saint Petersburg-January 13, 1980 Haiti) also known as Kostelanetz, Andre or arr. Andre Kostalanetz was an American conductor.

Discography: Just for Listening, 20 Greatest Hits, 16 Most Requested Songs, Music of Cole Porter / Music of Vincent Youmans, The Kostlanetz Sound of Today / Today's Greatest Movie Hits, Stereo Wonderland of Sound, For the Young at Heart / I'll Never Fall in Love Again, The Ultimate Collection, Stereo Wonderland of Golden Hits / I Wish You Love and Wonderland of Golden Hits.

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Conrad Salinger

Conrad Salinger (August 30, 1901 Brookline-June 17, 1962 Pacific Palisades) also known as Salinger was an American film score composer, orchestrator and music arranger.

His albums include The Prisoner of Zenda.

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Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx (February 25, 1901 New York City-November 30, 1979 Rancho Mirage) also known as Herbert Marx, Zep, Herbert Manfred Marx, Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx or Marx Brothers was an American comedian, inventor, actor and talent agent.

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Sterling Allen Brown

Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 Washington, D.C.-January 13, 1989 Takoma Park) also known as Sterling A. Brown or Sterling Brown was an American writer and professor.

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Burton Crane

Burton Crane (January 23, 1901-March 1, 1963) was an American , .

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