American musicians born in 1905

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1905:

Red Nichols

Red Nichols (May 8, 1905 Ogden-June 28, 1965 Las Vegas) was an American trumpeter.

His albums: Jazz Time, New York Jazz in the Roaring Twenties, Volume 2, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1925-1927, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1929, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1929-1930, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1927-1928, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1928-1929, The Chronological Classics: Red Nichols 1930-1931, Jazz Greats, Volume 75: Red Nichols: Five Pennies and The Ultimate Jazz Collection (1927-1949). Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Tommy McClennan

Tommy McClennan (January 4, 1905 Durant-May 9, 1961 Chicago) also known as Tommy McClennon, Tommy McLennan or McClennan, Tommy was an American singer and musician.

His most important albums: Cross Cut Saw Blues / You Can't Read My Mind. Genres: Delta blues, Blues and Country blues.

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Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 Murvaul-January 2, 1974 Nashville) a.k.a. Woodward Maurice Ritter or America's Most Beloved Cowboy was an American actor and singer. His children are John Ritter and Tom Ritter.

His discography includes: The Best of Tex Ritter, Blood on the Saddle, Have I Stayed Away Too Long, High Noon, Gunsmoke / Remember the Alamo and Greatest Hits. Genres he performed: Country and Western music.

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Marc Blitzstein

Marc Blitzstein (March 2, 1905 Philadelphia-January 22, 1964 Fort-de-France) also known as Mark Blitzstein, Blitzstein, Marc or Marcus Samuel Blitzstein was an American composer.

His albums include Juno (original Broadway cast), No for an Answer (1941 original cast), The Cradle Will Rock (1994 Blank Theatre Company, Los Angeles cast), Regina (2/2), Regina (1/2), The Cradle Will Rock (Original 1985 Cast Recording), The Complete Works for Solo Piano, The Cradle Will Rock (disc 2, Side 3), Musical Theatre Premières and The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper). Genres he performed: Opera, Ballet and 20th-century classical music.

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Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 Buffalo-April 23, 1986 New York City) also known as Hyman Arluck was an American songwriter, composer and film score composer.

His most important albums: Over the Rainbow: The Music of Harold Arlen, The Wizard of Oz (2001 Australian cast), The Best of Harold Arlen, House of Flowers (1954 original Broadway cast), Ill Wind / As Long as I Live, The Wizard of Oz, Harold Arlen Songbook: That Old Black Magic, The Wizard of Oz (1998 Madison Square Garden cast), Jamaica and Harold Sings Arlen (With Friend).

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Ivar Haglund

Ivar Haglund (March 21, 1905 Seattle-January 30, 1985 Seattle) was an American singer.

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Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp (January 26, 1905 Vienna-March 28, 1987 Morrisville) otherwise known as Maria Augusta von Trapp, Baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp, Maria Augusta Kutschera or Maria Augusta Trapp was an American singer and governess. She had three children, Johannes von Trapp, Eleonore von Trapp and Rosemarie von Trapp.

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Moses Asch

Moses Asch (December 2, 1905 Warsaw-October 19, 1986 New York City) was an American record producer.

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Tommy Benford

Tommy Benford (April 19, 1905 Charleston-March 24, 1994 Mount Vernon) also known as Benford, Tommy was an American musician.

Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Kansas Joe McCoy

Kansas Joe McCoy (May 11, 1905 Jackson-January 28, 1950 Chicago) also known as Joe McCoy, Kansas Joe or McCoy, Kansas Joe was an American singer, musician, songwriter and film score composer.

His albums include One in a Hundred, 1929-1934 Recordings in Chronological Order, Volume 4: 1933-1934, 1929-1934 Recordings in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 5 June 1930 to 30 January 1931, 1929-1934 Recordings in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 18 June 1929 to 29 May 1930 and 1929-1934 Recordings in Chronological Order, Volume 3: 30 January 1931 to 4 February 1932. Genres he performed include Blues and Delta blues.

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Kurt Herbert Adler

Kurt Herbert Adler (April 2, 1905 Vienna-February 9, 1988 Ross) was an American conductor and impresario.

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Albert E. Brumley

Albert E. Brumley (October 29, 1905 Spiro-November 15, 1977 Powell) a.k.a. Albert Brumley was an American singer, composer and music publisher.

Related albums: Two Old Friends. Genres he performed include Christian music.

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Doc Cheatham

Doc Cheatham (June 13, 1905 Nashville-June 2, 1997 Washington, D.C.) also known as Cheatham, Doc was an American singer, bandleader, musician and trumpeter.

His albums include The 87 Years of Doc Cheatham, Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, Jazz in Paris: Sammy Price and Doc Cheatham Play George Gershwin, Mental Strain at Dawn - A Modern Portrait of Louis Armstrong and Swinging Down in New Orleans. Genres he performed: Swing music, Dixieland and Big Band.

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John Henry Barbee

John Henry Barbee (November 14, 1905 Henning-November 3, 1964 Chicago) was an American singer.

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Louis Metcalf

Louis Metcalf (February 28, 1905 Webster Groves-October 27, 1981 Queens) was an American trumpeter and cornetist.

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Amos Easton

Amos Easton (May 7, 1905 Brunswick-June 8, 1968 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Bumble Bee Slim (Amos Easton) or Bumble Bee Slim was an American singer.

His most well known albums: From Georgia to Chicago 1931-1937 and Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 23 March to 27 October 1934. Genres: Blues, Chicago blues and Piedmont blues.

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Larry Teal

Larry Teal (March 26, 1905-March 1, 1984) was an American , .

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Bill Russell

Bill Russell (February 26, 1905 United States of America-August 9, 1992) was an American , .

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Nicholas Brodszky

Nicholas Brodszky (April 20, 1905 Odessa-December 24, 1958 Hollywood) also known as Nicholas Brodszky, Nicholaus Brodsky, Miklós Brodszky, Nikolaus Brodszky, Nicholas "Slug" Brodszky, Nicholas Brodsky or Nicholas Brodzsky was an American composer and film score composer.

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Louis Kaufman

Louis Kaufman (May 10, 1905 Portland-February 9, 1994) was an American violinist.

His albums include Vivaldi: The Four Seasons.

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Arthur Mendel

Arthur Mendel (June 6, 1905 Boston-October 14, 1979 Newark) was an American musicologist.

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Lesley Riddle

Lesley Riddle (June 13, 1905 Burnsville-July 13, 1980) otherwise known as Leslie Riddle or Riddle, Lesley was an American musician.

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Bob Wills

Bob Wills (March 6, 1905 Kosse-May 13, 1975 Fort Worth) a.k.a. Bob Willis, Wills, Bob, The King of Western Swing, James Robert Wills, Jim Rob, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys or Bob was an American songwriter, singer, fiddler and actor.

His albums include Columbia Historic Edition, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bob Wills, 24 Greatest Hits, Anthology 1935-1973, Bob Wills Special, Greatest Hits, The Best of Bob Wills, The Bob Wills Anthology, The McKinney Sisters and The Tiffany Transcriptions, Volume 4. Genres: Western swing.

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Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey (November 19, 1905 Shenandoah-November 26, 1956 Greenwich) otherwise known as Thomas Francis Dorsey or Dorsey, Tommy was an American bandleader, trombonist, trumpeter and composer. He had two children, Catherine Susan Dorsey and Steve Dorsey.

His albums: The Best of Tommy Dorsey, That Sentimental Gentleman, A Portrait of Tommy Dorsey, Boogie Woogie, The Seventeen Number Ones, Tommy Dorsey: The Homefront 1941-1945, Greatest Hits, Planet Jazz: Tommy Dorsey, Quadromania Jazz Edition: Tommy Dorsey: Well Git It and Tommy Dorsey: The Early Jazz Sides: 1932 – 1937. Genres he performed include Swing music, Big Band and Jazz.

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Meade Lux Lewis

Meade Lux Lewis (September 4, 1905 Chicago-June 7, 1964 Minneapolis) a.k.a. Meade "Lux" Lewis, Lewis, Meade 'Lux' or Lewis, Meade Lux was an American jazz pianist.

His most recognized albums: Cat House Piano, The Blues Piano Artistry of Meade Lux Lewis, The Chronological Classics: Meade Lux Lewis 1927-1939, The Chronological Classics: Meade Lux Lewis 1939-1941, The Chronological Classics: Meade Lux Lewis 1941-1944, The Boogie Woogie Trio, Volumes 1 & 2, The First Day, The Chronological Classics: Meade Lux Lewis 1946-1954, Boogies & Blues and Masters of Boogie Piano: Five Classic Albums Plus. Genres related to him: Boogie-woogie and Piano blues.

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Jack Teagarden

Jack Teagarden (August 20, 1905 Vernon-January 15, 1964 New Orleans) a.k.a. Teagarden, Jack, Weldon Leo Teagarden, Big T, The Swingin' Gate, Father of Jazz Trombone or Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra was an American trombonist, bandleader, actor and singer.

His most well known albums: Storyville Masters of Jazz, Volume 10: Jack Teagarden, Jack Hits the Road (1938-1943), Texas Tea Party, 20.3009-HI: Makin' Friends, Club Hangover Broadcasts (feat. Jackie Coon), I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, Jack Teagarden, Planet Jazz, Master of the Jazz Trombone: 1928-1940 and Big 'T'. Genres: Jazz, Big Band, Blues and Swing music.

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Leroy Carr

Leroy Carr (March 27, 1905 Nashville-April 29, 1935 Indianapolis) a.k.a. Carr, Leroy was an American singer and musician.

Discography: The Essential, The Best of Leroy Carr: Whiskey Is My Habit, Good Women Is All I Crave, How Long, How Long Blues / My Own Lonesome Blues, The Blues Collection 86: Naptown Blues, Mean Mistreater Mama / Blues Before Sunrise, Rocks in My Bed / Big Four Blues, Naptown Blues / The Truth About the Thing, Mean Old Train Blues / Low Down Dirty Blues, Broken Spoke Blues / Tennessee Blues and How Long How Long Blues, Part 2 / Prison Bound Blues. Genres: Chicago blues and Piedmont blues.

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Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (August 24, 1905 Forest-March 28, 1974 Northampton County) a.k.a. Arthur Crudup, Arthur William Crudup, Elmer Jones or Percy Lee Crudup was an American singer, musician, guitarist and songwriter.

His albums: That's Alright Mama, Complete Recorded Works 1941-1956 in Chronological Order, Volume 3, Mean Ol' Frisco, Look on Yonder Wall, Rock Me Mama, Rock Me Mama - Blues Collection # 47, Nothing but the Blues: Arthur Big Boy Crudup, That's All Right Mama, My Baby Left Me / Anytime Is the Right Time and That's All Right / Crudup's After Hours. Genres related to him: Blues, Delta blues and Rock and roll.

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Eddie Condon

Eddie Condon (November 16, 1905 Goodland-August 4, 1973 New York City) otherwise known as Condon, Eddie was an American , .

His most well known albums: 20.3008-HI: That's a Serious Thing (disc 2), Ballin' the Jack, Dixieland, Eddie Condon & George Wettling, Eddie Condon and Friends, Eddie Condon in Japan, Live at the New School (1972 Chiaroscuro), The Classic Sessions 1928-1949: Makin' Friends (disc 1), The Complete CBS Recordings of Eddie Condon and His All Stars (disc 3) and The Definitive Eddie Condon.

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Kay Kyser

Kay Kyser (June 18, 1905 Rocky Mount-July 23, 1985 Chapel Hill) also known as Ky Kyser, Kyser, Kay, James King Kern Kyser, Kay Kyser and His Kollege of Musical Knowledge, The Ol' Perfessor or Kay Kyser's Band was an American bandleader, actor and singer. He had three children, Carroll Amanda, Amanda Kay and Kimberly Kyser.

Discography: Music Maestro Please, Best of Kay Kyser & His Orchestra, Best of Big Bands: Kay Kyser and I Came Here to Talk for Joe / Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition. Genres: Big Band, Swing music and Jazz.

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Al Dexter

Al Dexter (May 4, 1905 Jacksonville-January 28, 1984 Lewisville) also known as Dexter, Al or Clarence Albert Poindexter was an American songwriter, singer and musician.

His related genres: Country.

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Jule Styne

Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 London-September 20, 1994 New York City) a.k.a. Jules Styne, Julius Kerwin Styne, Julie, Julius Kerwin Stein or Julie Styne was an American songwriter, film score composer, television producer, actor and writer.

His most important albums: Funny Girl, Gypsy (1989 Broadway revival cast), Funny Girl (1968 film cast), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949 original Broadway cast), Gypsy: A Musical Fable, Gypsy (1973 original London cast), Look to the Lilies (1970 studio cast) / Pleasures and Palaces (1965 Detroit cast), Do Re Mi (1960 original Broadway cast), Bells Are Ringing (1960 film cast) and Gypsy (2008 Broadway revival cast).

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Ivie Anderson

Ivie Anderson (July 10, 1905 Gilroy-December 28, 1949 Los Angeles) also known as I. Anderson, Anderson, Ivie or Ivy Anderson was an American singer.

Her most well known albums: Great Divas, I Got It Good and That Ain't Bad, Raisin' The Rent, Ivie & Duke: All God's Chillun, The Great Vocalists of Jazz & Entertainment: It Don't Mean a Thing and I've Got the World on a String. Her related genres: Jazz.

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Charlie Spivak

Charlie Spivak (February 17, 1905 Kiev-March 1, 1982 Greenville) a.k.a. Spivak, Charlie was an American bandleader.

His discography includes: The Country Club Dance. Genres he performed include Big Band and Jazz.

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Chick Webb

Chick Webb (February 10, 1905 Baltimore-June 16, 1939 Baltimore) a.k.a. Webb, Chick was an American drummer, bandleader and musician.

His albums: Spinnin' the Webb: The Original Decca Recordings, Strictly Jive, Spinnin' the Webb, Rhythm Man, Swingsation: Ella Fitzgerald With Chick Webb, Rock It For Me and Stompin' at the Savoy. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Maceo Merriweather

Maceo Merriweather (March 31, 1905 Atlanta-February 23, 1953 Chicago) also known as Big Maceo Merriweather or Big Maceo Merewether was an American singer, musician and pianist.

His albums: The Blues Collection 38: Worried Life Blues, The King of Chicago Blues Piano, Big Road Blues / Won't Be a Fool No More, Anytime for You / Since You Been Gone, The Bluebird Recordings 1941 - 1942, It's All Up to You / Tuff Luck Blues, Chicago Breakdown / Winter Time Blues, Worried Life Blues / Texas Blues, Kid Man Blues / Things Have Changed and The Victor / Bluebird Recordings 1945-1947.

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Ernie Fields

Ernie Fields (August 26, 1905 Nacogdoches-May 11, 1997) was an American musician.

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Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 Guthrie-September 15, 1989 Stratton) also known as Warren, Robert Penn was an American novelist, poet, literary critic and writer. He had two children, Gabriel Penn Warren and Rosanna Warren.

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Peggy Gilbert

Peggy Gilbert (January 17, 1905 Sioux City-February 12, 2007 Burbank) also known as Margaret F. Knechtges, Margaret Fern Knechtges Gilbert, Peggy or Margaret Fern Knechtges was an American singer, saxophonist, musician, bandleader and actor.

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Sidney De Paris

Sidney De Paris (May 30, 1905 Crawfordsville-September 13, 1967) a.k.a. Sidney Deparis or Deparis, Sidney was an American , .

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Nappy Lamare

Nappy Lamare (June 14, 1905 New Orleans-May 8, 1988) also known as Lamare, Nappy was an American singer.

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Bernard Addison

Bernard Addison (April 15, 1905 Annapolis-December 18, 1990) also known as Addison, Bernard was an American musician.

Discography: High in a Basement. His related genres: Jazz.

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Teddy Powell

Teddy Powell (March 1, 1905 Oakland-November 17, 1993 New York City) also known as Powell, Teddy was an American , .

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Black Ace

Black Ace (December 21, 1905 Hughes Springs-November 7, 1972 Fort Worth) also known as Babe Kyro Lemon Turner, B.K. Turner, Black Ace Turner or Babe Turner was an American musician and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Texas blues and Country blues.

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Dorothy Fields

Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 Allenhurst-March 28, 1974 New York City) otherwise known as Dorothy was an American songwriter, lyricist, librettist, screenwriter and playwright. Her child is called David Lahm.

Her albums: An Evening With Dorothy Fields.

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Don Kirkpatrick

Don Kirkpatrick (June 17, 1905 Charlotte-May 13, 1956) also known as Kirkpatrick, Don was an American jazz pianist and music arranger.

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Arthur Whetsol

Arthur Whetsol (February 22, 1905 Punta Gorda-January 5, 1940 New York City) also known as Arthur Whetsel was an American trumpeter.

Genres he performed: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Fletcher Allen

Fletcher Allen (July 25, 1905-August 5, 1995) a.k.a. Allen, Fletcher was an American , .

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Eddie Anderson

Eddie Anderson (September 18, 1905 Oakland-February 28, 1977 Los Angeles) also known as Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Edward Anderson, Anderson, Eddie "Rochester", Edmund Lincoln Anderson, Edmund L. Anderson, Rochester or Edmund Lincoln "Eddie" Anderson was an American actor and comedian. His children are Eddie Anderson, Jr., Stephanie Anderson, Evangela Anderson, Jr. and Billy Anderson.

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Charles Magnante

Charles Magnante (December 7, 1905 New York City-December 30, 1986 Westchester County) was an American , .

Discography: and Carnival in Far Away Places. Genres he performed: Boogie-woogie, Jazz and Easy listening.

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