American musicians born in 1903

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1903:

Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 Davenport-August 6, 1931 Sunnyside) otherwise known as Bix Biederbecke, Bix Beiderbake, Bix Beiderbeke, Beiderbecke, Bix, Leon Bix Beiderbecke, Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke or Leon Bismark Beiderbecke was an American musician, composer and trumpeter.

His albums: With Jean Goldkette's Orchestra 1924-1927, Great Original Performances 1924-1930, The Bix Beiderbecke Collection, EMI Jazz Masters: Bix Beiderbecke, Felix the Cat, 1928, Volume 5, 20.3013-HI: Jazz Lips (disc 2), Bixology, Jazz & Blues Collection 25: Bix Beiderbecke and The Bix Beiderbecke Gold Collection. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland and White jazz.

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Lawrence Welk

Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 Strasburg-May 17, 1992 Santa Monica) also known as Welk, Lawrence was an American musician, bandleader and impresario.

His discography includes: American Favorites, 22 All Time Favorite Waltzes, Favorites, The Best of Lawrence Welk, 22 of the Greatest Waltzes, Young World, Wonderful! Wonderful!, Lawrence Welk Plays a 50-Year Hit Parade of Songs, Live at Lake Tahoe and Polkas.

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Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir Horowitz (October 1, 1903 Kiev-November 5, 1989 New York City) also known as Владимир Самойлович Горовиц, Володимир Самійлович Горовиць, Horowitz, Horowitz, Vladimir, Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz, Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz or Volodya was an American pianist, teacher and composer.

His albums: Favorite Encores, The First Recordings: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 3, The Recordings 1930-1951, Horowitz plays Prokofiev / Barber / Kabalevsky: Sonatas, Horowitz: The Last Romantic, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 48: Vladimir Horowitz II, A Tribute to Vladimir Horowitz: Highlights from the Carnegie Hall Concerts, Discovered Treasures, The Essential Vladimir Horowitz and The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 9: Late Russian Romatics. Genres: Classical music.

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Bob Hope

Bob Hope (May 29, 1903 Eltham-July 27, 2003 Toluca Lake) also known as Leslie Townes Hope, `Old Ski Nose`, Lester Townes Hope, Robert Hope, Packy East, Lester T. Hope, Old Ski Nose, Lester Hope or Bob was an American comedian, golfer, actor, film producer, author, singer, dancer, athlete, lineman, butcher, professional boxer, television producer, vaudeville performer and screenwriter. He had four children, William Kelly Francis Hope, Linda Hope, Eleanora Hope and Anthony J. Hope.

His most well known albums: Bob Hope & Friends: Thanks for the Memories, Best of Bob Hope, Thanks for the Memory, Thanks for the Memory / Two Sleepy People and Live Recordings From Bob Hope.

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Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau (February 6, 1903 Chillán-June 9, 1991 Mürzzuschlag) a.k.a. Arrau, Claudio, Claudio Arrau and Boston Symphony Orchestra (Sir Colin Davis) or Arrau, Claudio and Boston Symphony Orchestra , Sir Colin Davis was an American pianist and teacher.

Discography: The Complete Piano Sonatas & Concertos (feat. piano: Claudio Arrau)(disc 5), Claudio Arrau Collection: Highlights, Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 5: Claudio Arrau II, Piano Works, Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 23, 14, Liszt, Goldberg Variations, The Nocturnes and Nocturnes (disc 2). Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Emmett Hardy

Emmett Hardy (June 12, 1903 Louisiana-June 16, 1925) was an American , .

Genres: Jazz.

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James "Bubber" Miley

James "Bubber" Miley (April 3, 1903 Aiken-May 20, 1932 New York City) also known as Bubber Miley, James Miley or Miley, Bubber was an American trumpeter and musician.

Genres: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams (October 16, 1903 Crawford-December 17, 1982 Macon) also known as Joe Lee Williams or Williams, Big Joe was an American singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Watergate Blues, Absolutely the Best, At Folk City, Baby Please Don't Go, I Got Wild, Nothing but the Blues, Shake Your Boogie, Sugar Mama, The Blues Collection 36: Baby Please Don't Go and Mississippi's Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar. Genres: Delta blues.

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Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald (June 18, 1903 Philadelphia-January 14, 1965 Houston) a.k.a. Jeanette Anna MacDonald, MacDonald, Jeanette, Mac, The Iron Butterfly, Jeannette MacDonald, Jenni, JAM, Jeanette Mac Donald, Edward Macalino or McDonald, Jeanette was an American singer and actor.

Discography: Ah Sweet Mystery of Life, America's Singing Sweethearts, Favorites In Stereo, Favorites in Hi-Fi and Indian Love Call.

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Ben Pollack

Ben Pollack (June 22, 1903 Chicago-June 7, 1971 Palm Springs) otherwise known as Father of Swing was an American musician, bandleader, drummer, film score composer and actor.

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Milton Brown

Milton Brown (September 7, 1903 Stephenville-April 13, 1936 Fort Worth) also known as Brown, Milton was an American musician.

His related genres: Western swing.

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Teddy Weatherford

Teddy Weatherford (October 11, 1903 Pocahontas-April 25, 1945 Kolkata) was an American jazz pianist and musician.

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Ervin Nyiregyházi

Ervin Nyiregyházi (January 19, 1903 Budapest-April 13, 1987 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Ervin Nyiregyhazi was an American actor.

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Maurice Abravanel

Maurice Abravanel (January 6, 1903 Thessaloniki-September 22, 1993 Salt Lake City) also known as Abravanel, Maurice or Maurice de Abravanel was an American conductor.

His albums include The Great Composers, Volume 19: Tchaikovsky Short Orchestral Works including "1812" Festival Overture, The Nutcracker (complete ballet) / Swan Lake Suite, , Peer Gynt Suites no. 1, op. 46 & no. 2, op. 55 / Symphonic Dances, op. 64 / Norwegian Dances, op. 35, Violin Concerto, Schelomo, Sacred Service, Orchestral Masterpieces: Pulcinella / Violin Concerto / Concerto for Strings / Dunbarton Oaks / Petrouchka, , Piano Concerto in A Minor - Peer Gynt Suite, The Great Composers, Volume 16: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" and Lincoln Portrait.

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Rudolf Serkin

Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 Eger-May 8, 1991 Guilford) also known as Serkin, Rudolf was an American pianist. His child is Peter Serkin.

His albums: Reger: Bach Variations / Haydn: Piano Sonata in C major, Schubert: Musical Moments / Schumann: Piano Concerto, , CBS Great Performances, Volume 27: "Trout" Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 90: Rudolf Serkin, Violinsonaten, Opp. 78, 100 / Horntrio, Op. 40 (violin: Adolf Busch, piano: Rudolf Serkin, horn: Aubrey Brain), CBS Great Performances, Volume 18: Sonatas Moonlight / Pathetique / Appassionata, Rudolf Serkin plays Beethoven: Three Favorite Sonatas, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" and BBC Legends: Bach / Reger / Beethoven. Genres related to him: Classical music.

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Gregor Piatigorsky

Gregor Piatigorsky (April 17, 1903 Dnipropetrovsk-August 6, 1976 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Piatigorsky, Gregor was an American cellist.

His most recognized albums: Schumann Cello Concerto / Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1, The Heifetz-Piatigorsky Concerts With Primrose, Pennario And Guests, Beethoven: Serenade, Op. 8/Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7, Tchaikovsky: Trio Op. 50 / Mendelssohn: Trio Op. 49, Piano Trios, , , Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104 and Cello Concertos.

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Ivan Galamian

Ivan Galamian (January 23, 1903 Tabriz-April 14, 1981 New York City) was an American violinist.

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Vittorio Giannini

Vittorio Giannini (October 19, 1903 Philadelphia-November 28, 1966 New York City) also known as Giannini, Vittorio was an American composer.

Genres: Opera.

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Adrian Rollini

Adrian Rollini (June 28, 1903 New York City-May 15, 1956 Homestead) also known as Rollini, Adrian was an American bandleader.

Genres: Jazz.

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Spiegle Willcox

Spiegle Willcox (May 2, 1903 New York-August 25, 1999) was an American trombonist.

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St. Louis Jimmy Oden

St. Louis Jimmy Oden (June 26, 1903 Nashville-December 30, 1977) also known as James Burke Oden, Oden, St. Louis Jimmy, Saint Louis Jimmy Oden, St. Louis Jimmy or Saint Louis Jimmy was an American record producer, singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums: Goin' Down Slow and Monkey Face Blues / Going Down Slow.

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Martin Block

Martin Block (February 3, 1903 Los Angeles-September 18, 1967 New York City) was an American , .

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Dagmar Nordstrom

Dagmar Nordstrom (December 12, 1903 United States of America-April 9, 1976) was an American singer.

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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell (February 21, 1903 North Carolina-October 7, 1962 Indianapolis) also known as Blackwell, Scrapper was an American , .

His albums include Blues Before Sunrise, No Good Woman Blues / Alley Sally Blues, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 1928–1932, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1934–1958, Mr. Scrapper's Blues and Elegia: Virtuoso Guitar Music From Brasil. Genres he performed include Chicago blues and Piedmont blues.

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Clyde McCoy

Clyde McCoy (December 29, 1903 Louisville-June 11, 1990 Memphis) also known as Clyde Lee McCoy was an American musician.

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Earl Hines

Earl Hines (December 28, 1903 Duquesne-April 23, 1983 Oakland) also known as Earl Fatha Hines, Hines, Earl 'Fatha', Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Hines, Earl, Earl Kenneth Hines or Fatha was an American musician, jazz pianist and pianist. His child is called Janear Hines.

His discography includes: Storyville Masters of Jazz, Volume 2: Earl Hines, Earl Hines Plays Duke Ellington, A Monday Date, Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Earl Hines Plays Cole Porter, Hines Shines, Live at the Crescendo: Volume 2, Jazz in Paris: Paris One Night Stand, Piano Man! and Piano Man. Genres he performed: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff (September 15, 1903 Maynardville-November 23, 1992 Nashville) also known as Roy Claxton Acuff, Acuff, Roy or King of Country Music was an American singer, singer-songwriter, fiddler, promoter, businessperson, baseball player and actor.

His most recognized albums: Old Time Barn Music, Best of Roy Acuff, Essential Roy Acuff 1936-1949, The King of Country Music (disc 2), Greatest Hits, Columbia Historic Edition, The King Of Country Music (1936-1947), The Very Best of Roy Acuff: Wabash Cannonball, Wabash Cannonball and 20 Greatest Songs. Genres related to him: Country and Gospel music.

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Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey (August 31, 1903 New York City-March 16, 1983 New York City) also known as Godfrey, Arthur, Arthur Morton Leo Godfrey, The Old Redhead or Arthur Morton Godfrey was an American sailor, tv personality, pilot, actor, entertainer and radio broadcaster.

His discography includes: For Me And My Gal.

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Frankie Carle

Frankie Carle (March 25, 1903 Providence-March 7, 2001 Mesa) a.k.a. Frankie Carle and His Orchestra, Frankie Carle and His Piano, Francis Nunzio Carlone or The Wizard of the Keyboard was an American pianist, bandleader, songwriter, musician, conductor, author and composer. His child is called Marjorie Hughes.

Discography: The Fabulous Four Hands of Frankie Carle, Frankie Carle Plays Can-Can, Frankie Carle at the Piano / The Golden Touch, The Golden Touch, Somewhere My Love, 30 Hits of the Fantastic 50's and The Golden Touch of Frankie Carle. Genres he performed include Big Band, Easy listening, Traditional pop music and Piano.

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Cliff Carlisle

Cliff Carlisle (May 6, 1903 Taylorsville-April 5, 1983 Lexington) also known as Clifford Carlisle was an American artist, musician and music artist.

Genres related to him: Country.

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Claude Hopkins

Claude Hopkins (August 24, 1903 Alexandria-February 19, 1984 The Bronx) also known as Hopkins, Claude was an American bandleader.

His albums: The Transcription Performances 1935. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Greta Keller

Greta Keller (February 8, 1903 Vienna-November 11, 1977 Vienna) otherwise known as Keller, Greta, Margaretha Keller or Greta Keller-Bacon was an American singer and actor.

Her albums: These Foolish Things.

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Todd Duncan

Todd Duncan (February 12, 1903 Danville-February 28, 1998) also known as Duncan, Todd was an American singer.

His albums include Selections from George Gershwin's Folk Opera Porgy and Bess.

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Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 Tacoma-October 14, 1977 La Moraleja) also known as Bing Cropsby, Bong Crosby, Bin Crosby, Bing Cosby, Harry Lillis Crosby, Der Bingle, The old groaner, Harry, Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Bing Crosby & Family, Crosby, Bing & Family, Bing, Bing Croveny, Binge Crosby, Bingo from Bingville or The Rhythm Boys was an American singer, actor, golfer, singer-songwriter, film producer and entrepreneur. His children are Lindsay Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby, Harry Crosby, Mary Crosby, Gary Crosby and Phillip Crosby.

Discography: Bing Crosby and Some Jazz Friends, Christmas With Bing Crosby, Never Be Afraid, Star Portrait, Winter Wonderland, WWII Radio Christmas Show Complete - Program December 14th & 21st, 1914, Where the Blue of the Night, Top o' the Morning: His Irish Collection, The Voice of Christmas and The Radio Years. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland, Traditional pop music, Vocal music, Easy listening, Christmas music and Popular music.

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Dick Robertson

Dick Robertson (July 3, 1903 New York City-March 1, 1979) also known as Robertson, Dick was an American songwriter and music artist.

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Carroll Gibbons

Carroll Gibbons (January 4, 1903 Clinton-May 10, 1954) also known as Carol Gibbons was an American actor.

His albums: Dinner at Eight and The Rhythm Pianists.

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Hilton Jefferson

Hilton Jefferson (July 30, 1903 Danbury-November 14, 1968 New York City) was an American , .

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Walter Jurmann

Walter Jurmann (October 12, 1903 Vienna-June 17, 1971 Budapest) also known as Jurmann, Walter, Walter Jura or Walter Jurman was an American film score composer.

Genres he performed: Film score.

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Cornell Woolrich

Cornell Woolrich (December 4, 1903 New York City-September 25, 1968 New York City) a.k.a. Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich, George Hopley, William Irish or Woolrich, Cornell was an American writer, novelist, author and screenwriter.

His albums include Das Fenster zum Hof.

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Matty Malneck

Matty Malneck (December 9, 1903 Newark-February 25, 1981 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Malneck, Matty or Matty Malneck and His Orchestra was an American composer, jazz violinist, violist, songwriter, actor and film score composer.

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Abram Chasins

Abram Chasins (August 17, 1903 New York City-June 21, 1987) was an American pianist.

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Bert Lown

Bert Lown (June 6, 1903 White Plains-November 2, 1962 Portland) was an American , .

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Einar Aaron Swan

Einar Aaron Swan (March 20, 1903-August 8, 1940 Greenwood Lake) also known as Swan, Einar Aaron was an American musician and songwriter.

Genres: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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Roosevelt Williams

Roosevelt Williams (December 7, 1903 Bastrop-July 17, 1996 Austin) was an American musician.

Genres he performed include Blues.

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Robert Weede

Robert Weede (February 22, 1903 Baltimore-July 9, 1972) also known as Weede, Robert was an American singer.

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George Givot

George Givot (February 18, 1903 Omaha-June 7, 1984 Palm Springs) also known as Givot, George was an American actor.

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Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke (October 27, 1903 Minsk Governorate-January 16, 1969 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Vladimir Dukelsky or Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky was an American songwriter, composer and film score composer.

His discography includes: Dawn Upshaw Sings Vernon Duke, Two's Company (original Broadway cast) and Zenda (1963 San Francisco cast). Genres he performed include Musical theatre and Classical music.

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Tommy Tucker

Tommy Tucker (May 18, 1903 Souris-July 11, 1989) was an American , .

His related genres: Big Band and Jazz.

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Zelma O'Neal

Zelma O'Neal (May 29, 1903 Rock Falls-November 3, 1989 Largo) also known as Zelma Schrader was an American actor, singer and dancer.

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Charlie Monroe

Charlie Monroe (July 6, 1903 Rosine-September 27, 1975 Reidsville) was an American musician.

His albums: Bill Monroe and Charlie Monroe. His related genres: Old-time music, Bluegrass and Country.

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