American musicians born in 1902

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1902:

Son House

Son House (March 21, 1902 Lyon-October 19, 1988 Detroit) otherwise known as Eddie "Son" House, Eddie James House, Sun House, House, Son, Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. or Edward James House, Jr. was an American singer, musician and guitarist.

Discography: Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Son House, Delta Blues, Father of the Delta Blues: The Complete 1965 Sessions, The Legendary 1941/42 Recordings in Chronological Sequence, The Original Delta Blues, Live" at Gaslight Cafe, N.Y.C., January 3, 1965, Father of Folk Blues, A Proper Introduction to Son House: Delta Blues, Heroes of the Blues: Very Best of Son House and Complete Blues: Delta Blues. Genres he performed: Delta blues, Country blues and Blues.

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers (June 28, 1902 Arverne-December 30, 1979 New York City) a.k.a. Original Carousel Cast, Richard Rogers, Richard Charles Rodgers, Rogers, Richard, Rodgers, Dick or Richard C. Rodgers was an American songwriter, composer, playwright, theatrical producer, conductor, lyricist, screenwriter, film score composer, film producer and music director. He had two children, Mary Rodgers and Linda Rogers Melnick.

His most important albums: The Sound of Music (1959 original Broadway cast), The Sound of Music (1961 original London cast), The King and I (1992 Hollywood studio cast), Oklahoma! (1964 studio cast), The Boys From Syracuse (1963 off-Broadway cast), Oklahoma!, Babes in Arms (1999 New York concert cast), Carousel, Cinderella and Cinderella. Genres he performed: Musical theatre and Ballet.

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Louis Barbarin

Louis Barbarin (October 24, 1902 New Orleans-May 12, 1997) was an American , .

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Skip James

Skip James (June 9, 1902 Bentonia-October 3, 1969 Philadelphia) also known as James, Skip was an American songwriter, singer, musician and preacher.

His most well known albums: Studio Sessions: Rare and Unreleased, Blues From the Delta, Skip's Piano Blues, Today!, The Complete Early Recordings of Skip James, Greatest of the Delta Blues Singers, Hard Time Killin' Floor, I'd Rather Be the Devil: The Legendary 1931 Session, Hard Time: The Best of Skip James and 1931 Sessions. Genres he performed include Delta blues.

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George Brunies

George Brunies (February 6, 1902 New Orleans-November 19, 1974 Chicago) also known as George Brunis, Georg Brunis, George Clarence Brunies or Brunis, Georg was an American trombonist.

Genres related to him: Dixieland.

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Eddie Lang

Eddie Lang (October 25, 1902 Philadelphia-March 26, 1933 New York City) also known as Lang, Eddie, Mound City Blue Blowers or Salvatore Massaro was an American guitarist and musician.

His albums: The Chronological Classics: Eddie Lang 1927-1932 and Blue Guitars - Volumes I & II. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Stefan Wolpe

Stefan Wolpe (August 25, 1902 Berlin-April 4, 1972 New York City) also known as Wolpe, Stefan was an American , .

Discography: Remembering the Dancemaster, Compositions for Piano (piano: David Holzman) and .

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Joseph Salemi

Joseph Salemi (September 15, 1902-January 17, 2003) was an American , .

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Jack Pepper

Jack Pepper (June 14, 1902 Palestine-April 1, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as Edward Jackson Culpepper, Jack Pepper and His Society Pets, Edward Jackson "Jack" (Cul) Pepper or Jack Culpepper was an American singer, musician, comedian, actor, vaudeville performer, businessperson and dancer. He had one child, Cynthia Pepper.

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Luis Russell

Luis Russell (August 6, 1902 Panama-December 11, 1963 New York City) a.k.a. Russell, Luis was an American jazz pianist. He had one child, Catherine Russell.

His albums include The Luis Russell Story 1929-1934.

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Omer Simeon

Omer Simeon (July 21, 1902 New Orleans-September 17, 1959 New York City) a.k.a. Simeon, Omer was an American musician.

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Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 Mason City-June 15, 1984 Santa Monica) also known as Meredith Wilson or Robert Meredith Willson was an American songwriter, composer, playwright, film score composer and conductor.

His albums: The Music Man, Here's Love (1963 original Broadway cast), The Music Man (Original London Cast), The Music Man, The Music Man, The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1960 original Broadway cast), American Classics: Symphony No.1 in F minor ("A Symphony of San Francisco") & Symphony No. 2 in E minor ("The Missions of California") and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

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Chill Wills

Chill Wills (July 18, 1902 Seagoville-December 15, 1978 Encino) a.k.a. Chill Theodore Wills or Theodore Childress Wills was an American actor and singer. He had two children, Will Wills and Jill Wills.

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Wilbur Hatch

Wilbur Hatch (May 24, 1902 Mokena-December 22, 1969) was an American , .

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John W. Bubbles

John W. Bubbles (February 19, 1902 Louisville-May 18, 1986 New York City) also known as John William Sublett was an American musician.

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Emanuel Feuermann

Emanuel Feuermann (November 22, 1902 Kolomyia-May 25, 1942 New York City) also known as Feuermann, Emanuel was an American cellist, music educator and music pedagogue.

His discography includes: Emanuel Feuermann (Magic Talent), Rubinstein Collection, Volume 12: Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op. 97 "Archduke" / Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 99, Toscanini Conducts Strauss Favorites, Bloch: Schelomo, Brahms: Trio No. 1 in B Major and Cello Concertos.

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Rosalie King

Rosalie King (August 23, 1902 Jacksonville-September 11, 1997 Ocala) was an American actor and singer.

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Eddie Peabody

Eddie Peabody (February 19, 1902 Reading-November 7, 1970 Covington) was an American , .

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Ethel Smith

Ethel Smith (November 22, 1902 Pittsburgh-May 10, 1996 Palm Beach) otherwise known as Ethel Goldsmith, Ethel Mae Smith or Ethel "Tootsie" Smith was an American organist, actor and dancer.

Her albums: She's Got Rhythm and Organ Holiday.

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Garvin Bushell

Garvin Bushell (September 25, 1902 Springfield-October 31, 1991 Las Vegas) was an American oboist and musician.

Genres related to him: Classical music and Jazz.

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Antonia Brico

Antonia Brico (June 26, 1902 Rotterdam-August 3, 1989) was an American conductor.

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George S. Howard

George S. Howard (February 24, 1902 Reamstown-March 1, 1995) also known as George Howard was an American conductor.

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Charles Paul

Charles Paul (August 23, 1902 New York City-September 18, 1990 New Milford) also known as Charles F. Paul was an American organist and composer.

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Nydia Westman

Nydia Westman (February 19, 1902 New York City-May 23, 1970 Burbank) a.k.a. Nydia Eileen Westman, Peg or Westman was an American singer and actor. She had one child, Kate Williamson.

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Louis Nelson

Louis Nelson (September 17, 1902 New Orleans-April 5, 1990) a.k.a. Louis Hall Nelson was an American trombonist.

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Brother Bones

Brother Bones (October 4, 1902 Montgomery-June 14, 1974 Long Beach) otherwise known as Freeman Davis was an American , .

His most recognized albums: Sweet Georgia Brown / Black Eyed Susan Brown.

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Jimmie Lunceford

Jimmie Lunceford (June 6, 1902 Fulton-July 12, 1947) also known as Jimmy Lunceford, Lunceford, Jimmie, Jimmy Lunford or Jimmy Luncford was an American bandleader, musician and saxophonist.

His discography includes: Jukebox Hits (1935-1947), Lunceford Special, Swingsation, Strictly Lunceford, Jazznocracy, Harlem Shout, The Perfect Big Band, Big Bands: Jimmie Lunceford, Jazz Greats, Volume 42: Jimmie Lunceford: Rhythm Is Our Business and The Classic Tracks. Genres he performed include Swing music and Traditional pop music.

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Guy Lombardo

Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 London-November 5, 1977 Houston) also known as Gaetano Alberto Lombardo, Lombardo, Guy, The Lombardo Brothers, Guy Lombardo and His Orchestra or Mr. New Year's Eve was an American actor.

His albums: Auld Lang Syne, Christmas Through the Years, Enjoy Yourself: The Hits of Guy Lombardo, Get Out Those Old Records, Guy Lombardo & The Mills Brothers Christmas, The Best of Guy Lombardo: The Early Years, The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven, Waltz Favorites, Musical Yesteryears and An Evening With Guy Lombardo.

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Julia Lee

Julia Lee (October 31, 1902 Boonville-December 8, 1958 San Diego) was an American singer, musician and pianist.

Discography: Kansas City Star. Genres related to her: Dirty blues and Blues.

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Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 Joplin-May 22, 1967 New York City) also known as Lengstons Hjūzs, James Mercer Langston Hughes or Hughes, Langston was an American poet, lyricist, writer, essayist, novelist, playwright, social activist and author.

His discography includes: Black Nativity and Weary Blues.

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Buster Bailey

Buster Bailey (July 19, 1902 Memphis-April 12, 1967 New York City) also known as Bailey, Buster or Buster Bailey's Rhythm Busters was an American musician, clarinetist and saxophonist.

Related albums: 20.3017-HI: Cuttin' Out (disc 2), Papa De Da Da / Squeeze Me and The Chronological Classics: Buster Bailey 1925-1940.

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Blanche Calloway

Blanche Calloway (February 9, 1902 Baltimore-December 16, 1978 Baltimore) a.k.a. Calloway, Blanche or Blanche Dorothea Jones Calloway was an American singer, bandleader, radio broadcaster and composer.

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Sammy Fain

Sammy Fain (June 17, 1902 New York City-December 6, 1989 Los Angeles) also known as Sammy Fain & Sammy Cahn, Samuel Feinberg, Fain, Sammy, Samuel E. Feinberg, Samuel Fain or Fain was an American pianist, composer, film score composer and actor. He had one child, Frank Feinberg.

His discography includes: Sammy Sings Fain, Ankles Aweigh, Calamity Jane / The Pajama Game, Calamity Jane, The Film Musicals Collection: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Calamity Jane (1998 studio cast) and Three Sailors and a Girl.

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Peetie Wheatstraw

Peetie Wheatstraw (December 21, 1902 Ripley-December 21, 1941 St. Louis) also known as Peetie Wheatstraw (The Devil's Son-In-Law), Pete Wheatstraw, Wheatstraw, Peetie or Petie Wheatstraw was an American singer and musician.

Discography: The Blues Collection 82: The Devil's Son-In-Law, Crazy With the Blues / Ramblin' Man, Sweet Lucille / Cake Alley, Police Station Blues / All Alone Blues, Would You Would You Mama / Working on the Project, New Working on the Project / Third Street's Going Down, What More Can a Man Do? / Shack Bully Stomp, Drinking Man Blues / Country Fool Blues, Crapshooter's Blues / Peetie Wheatstraw Stomp and Gangster's Blues / Look Out for Yourself. Genres related to him: Blues and St. Louis blues.

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Vera Hall

Vera Hall (April 6, 1902 Livingston-January 29, 1964 Tuscaloosa) also known as Vera Ward Hall, Vera Ward, Adel Hall, Adel Ward, Vera Hall Ward or Hall, Vera was an American singer.

Genres: Blues, Folk music, Country blues and Piedmont blues.

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Bessie Jones

Bessie Jones (February 8, 1902 Georgia-July 17, 1984) a.k.a. Jones, Bessie was an American singer.

Her most well known albums: Put Your Hand on Your Hip and Let Your Backbone Slip.

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Smith Ballew

Smith Ballew (January 21, 1902 Palestine-May 2, 1984 Longview) a.k.a. Ballew, Smith, Sykes Ballew, Sykes Smith Ballew, Smith Ballew and the Sons of the Sage or Buddy Blue was an American musician, actor and singer.

Discography: The Language of Love / Blue Is the Night. His related genres: Country, Popular music and Jazz.

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Harry Owens

Harry Owens (April 18, 1902 O'Neill-December 12, 1986 Eugene) also known as Owens, Harry was an American songwriter, composer and musician.

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Sir Lancelot

Sir Lancelot (March 24, 1902 Cumuto-March 12, 2001 Anaheim) otherwise known as Lancelot Victor Edward Pinard was an American actor and singer.

His albums include Calypso of the West Indies.

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Sam Coslow

Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 New York City-April 2, 1982 Bronxville) also known as Coslow, Sam was an American film producer and composer. He had one child, Jacqueline Coslow.

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Barbecue Bob

Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 Walnut Grove-October 21, 1931 Lithonia) also known as Barbecue Bob (Robert Hicks), Barbeque Bob, Robert Hicks or Hicks, Robert was an American singer and guitarist.

Discography: Complete Recorded Works, Volume 2: 21 April 1928 to 3 November 1929, Complete Recorded Works, Volume 1: 25 March 1927 to 13 April 1928 and Chocolate to the Bone. His related genres: Country blues and Piedmont blues.

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John White

John White (April 12, 1902-November 26, 1992) was an American singer.

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Putney Dandridge

Putney Dandridge (January 13, 1902 Richmond-February 15, 1946 New Jersey) was an American singer and pianist.

Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Henry Vars

Henry Vars (December 29, 1902 Warsaw-September 1, 1977 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Henryk Warszawski, Henryk Warszowski or Fraska was an American film score composer, composer and musician. He had two children, Robert Vars and Danuta Wars-Mitchell.

Genres he performed: Film score.

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Clara Peller

Clara Peller (August 4, 1902 Chicago-August 11, 1987 Chicago) also known as Peller, Clara was an American manicurist and actor.

Her albums: Where's the Beef?.

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Jan Kiepura

Jan Kiepura (May 16, 1902 Sosnowiec-August 15, 1966 Harrison) a.k.a. Kiepura, Jan, Jan Wiktor Kiepura or Jean Kiepura was an American singer and actor. His children are called Sharbek Kiepura and Marjan Kiepura.

His albums include Ob Blond, ob Braun, ich liebe alle Frau'n.

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Harry Stockwell

Harry Stockwell (April 27, 1902 Kansas City-July 19, 1984 New York City) a.k.a. Harry Bayless Stockwell was an American actor and singer. He had two children, Dean Stockwell and Guy Stockwell.

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Andy Iona

Andy Iona (January 1, 1902 Waimea-November 9, 1966 Santa Anita Park) also known as Iona, Andy, Andy Iona Long, Andrew Aiona Long or Iona's Islanders was an American musician. His children are Lanette Iona, Edra Iona and Andrea Iona.

Discography: Hawaiians in Hollywood. Genres he performed: Music of Hawaii.

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Bronisław Kaper

Bronisław Kaper (February 5, 1902 Warsaw-April 26, 1983 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Bronislau Kaper, Bronislaw Kapper, Benjamin Kapper, Edward Kane, Bronsislau Kaper, B. Kaper, Bronsilaw Kaper or Kaper was an American film score composer, music arranger, songwriter and composer.

Related albums: The Brothers Karamazov, The Glass Slipper, Quentin Durward, The Way West, , Green Mansions, The Swan, The Prodigal, The Unforgiven / The Way West and Home from the Hill. Genres: Film score.

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Rube Bloom

Rube Bloom (April 24, 1902 New York City-March 30, 1976) otherwise known as Reuben Bloom or Bloom, Rube was an American songwriter.

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