American musicians born in 1906

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1906:

Little Brother Montgomery

Little Brother Montgomery (April 18, 1906 Kentwood-September 6, 1985 Chicago) a.k.a. Eurreal Wilford Montgomery or Montgomery, Little Brother was an American singer, musician and jazz pianist.

His discography includes: Tasty Blues, Chicago: The Living Legends, Bajez Copper Station, Blues Live!, No Special Rider, A & V Railroad Blues / Santa Fe Blues, Chicago Blues Session and Someday I'm Bound to Win / Never Go Wrong Blues. Genres related to him: Jazz, Blues and Boogie-woogie.

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Red Allen

Red Allen (January 7, 1906 New Orleans-April 17, 1967 New York City) also known as Henry "Red" Allen or Allen, Henry "Red" was an American trumpeter.

His most well known albums: 20.3012-HI: Siesta at the Fiesta (disc 2), Original 1933-41 Recordings, World on a String, The Chronological Classics: Henry "Red" Allen 1944-1947, The College Concert, Jazz Greats, Volume 40: Red Allen: I Was Born to Swing, Reunion in Hi-Fi: The Complete Classic Sessions, Quadromania Jazz Edition: Henry Red Allen and . Genres related to him: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 Pittsburgh-August 14, 1972 Beverly Hills) also known as Levant was an American comedian, pianist, actor, film score composer and author. He had three children, Lorna Levant, Marcia Levant and Amanda Levant.

His discography includes: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue.

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Antal Doráti

Antal Doráti (April 9, 1906 Budapest-November 13, 1988 Gerzensee) also known as Antal Dorati or Doráti, Antal was an American conductor and composer.

His albums: Smetana: Má Vlast / The Bartered Bride / Hakon Jarl / Dvořák: Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes, Má Vlast, Antal Dorati conducts Kodály & Bartók, The Complete Symphonies, Der Ring des Nibelungen (Orchestral Music), Symphonies 60 - 71, Symphonies Nos. 96-104, Slavonic Dances, Symphony no. 9 / Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes and Tchaikovsky: Symphonies 1, 2 and 3 / Arensky: Variations. Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Ozzie Nelson

Ozzie Nelson (March 20, 1906 Jersey City-June 3, 1975 Hollywood) a.k.a. Oswald George Nelson, Nelson, Ozzie, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Ozzie, Oswald George "Ozzie" Nelson, Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson, Nelson, Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson George or Ozzien was an American actor, screenwriter, television producer, television director and film producer. He had two children, Ricky Nelson and David Nelson.

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Bardu Ali

Bardu Ali (September 23, 1906 New Orleans-October 29, 1981) was an American singer and guitarist.

Genres: Jazz.

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Frank Teschemacher

Frank Teschemacher (March 13, 1906 Kansas City-March 1, 1932 Chicago) otherwise known as Teschemacher, Frank was an American , .

His albums: Giants of Jazz: Frank Teschemacher.

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Pee Wee Russell

Pee Wee Russell (March 27, 1906 Maplewood-February 15, 1969 Alexandria) a.k.a. Russell, Pee Wee, Charles Russell or Russell, Charles was an American clarinetist.

Discography: We're in the Money, Jazz Original, Swingin' With Pee Wee, Giants of Jazz: Pee Wee Russell, The Spirit of '67, The College Concert, Ask Me Now!, Jazz Reunion, Jam Session in Swingville and Pee Wee Russell Plays With Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson & Bud Freeman. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland, Free jazz, Bebop and Post-bop.

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Franz Waxman

Franz Waxman (December 24, 1906 Chorzów-February 24, 1967 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Franz Wachsmann, F. Wachsmann or F. Waxman was an American film score composer, composer and bank teller. He had one child, John W. Waxman.

His most well known albums: The Words and the Music of Frankenstein, The Spirit of St. Louis, Objective Burma!, The Bride of Frankenstein, Rebecca, Crime in the Streets, Sunset Boulevard, Rebecca, Complete Works for Violin & Orchestra / Cello & Orchestra and Taras Bulba. Genres he performed: Film score.

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Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert (April 22, 1906 Rock Island-May 26, 2005 Pacific Palisades) otherwise known as Edward Albert Heimberger, Eddie Albert Sr. or Eddie Albert Heimberger was an American singer, actor, voice actor, gardener, humanitarian and activist. He had two children, Edward Albert and Maria Albert Zucht.

His discography includes: Go If You're Going / Just for the Bride and Groom, Come Pretty Little Girl / I'm in Favor of Friendship, One God / For This I'm Thankful, Mi Amor / You Belong to My Heart and Little Child / Jenny Kissed Me.

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Fats Pichon

Fats Pichon (April 3, 1906 United States of America-February 26, 1967 Chicago) was an American singer, musician and jazz pianist.

Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Jack Purvis

Jack Purvis (December 11, 1906 Kokomo-March 30, 1962) was an American pilot.

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Hildegarde (February 1, 1906 Adell-July 29, 2005) a.k.a. Hildegarde Loretta Sell was an American singer.

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Miriam Gideon

Miriam Gideon (October 23, 1906 Greeley-June 18, 1996) was an American composer.

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Benny Bell

Benny Bell (March 21, 1906 New York City-July 6, 1999) a.k.a. Benjamin Samberg or Bell, Benny was an American singer and songwriter.

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Grete Sultan

Grete Sultan (June 21, 1906 Berlin-June 26, 2005 New York City) was an American pianist.

Discography: The Legacy Volume I: The Historic Piano Recordings 1959-1990.

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Walter E. Rollins

Walter E. Rollins (September 15, 1906 Mineral County-January 1, 1973) also known as Jack Rollins was an American songwriter.

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Ray Bauduc

Ray Bauduc (June 18, 1906 New Orleans-January 8, 1988 Houston) was an American , .

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Rafael Méndez

Rafael Méndez (March 26, 1906 Jiquilpan-September 15, 1981 Encino) also known as Rafael Mendez, Méndez, Rafael, Raphael Méndez or Raphael Mendez was an American trumpeter and actor.

His albums include Legendary Trumpet Virtuosity of Rafael Méndez, Volume 1.

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Arvella Gray

Arvella Gray (January 28, 1906 Somerville-September 7, 1980 Chicago) also known as Gray, Arvella was an American songwriter, singer and musician.

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Teddy Darby

Teddy Darby (March 2, 1906 Henderson-December 1, 1975) also known as Blind Teddy Darby or Darby, Teddy was an American songwriter, singer and musician.

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Lanny Ross

Lanny Ross (January 19, 1906 Seattle-April 25, 1988 New York City) also known as Lancelot Patrick Ross was an American actor and songwriter. He had one child, Barbara Walch.

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Alfred Frankenstein

Alfred Frankenstein (October 5, 1906 Chicago-June 22, 1981 San Francisco) also known as Alfred Victor Frankenstein or Alfred V. Frankenstein was an American writer.

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Thelma Votipka

Thelma Votipka (December 20, 1906 Cleveland-October 24, 1972) also known as Votipka, Thelma was an American singer.

Her discography includes: Louise.

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Roosevelt Sykes

Roosevelt Sykes (January 31, 1906 Helena-July 17, 1983 New Orleans) also known as Sykes, Roosevelt, The Honeydripper or Honeydripper, The was an American musician, pianist and singer.

Discography: The Blues Collection 46: "44" Blues, Roosevelt Sykes: 1929-1941, Grind It!, Music Is My Business, The Honeydripper's Duke's Mixture, The Meek, Let the Black Have His Way / Third Degree Blues, Henry Ford Blues / I'm Tired of Being Mistreated, Pistol Shootin' Blues / She's Got What It Takes and Night Time Is the Right Time / Little and Low. Genres related to him: Blues and Boogie-woogie.

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Johnny Hodges

Johnny Hodges (July 25, 1906 Cambridge-May 11, 1970 New York City) also known as Jony Hoges, Jhonny Hodges, Johny Hodges, J. Hodges, Jhony Hodges, John Hodges, Jony Hodges, Hodges, Johnny, Rabbit, John Cornelius Hodge, Squatty Roo or Jeep was an American clarinetist, musician, actor and saxophonist.

His albums: At Sportpalast, Berlin, Verve Jazz Masters 35, Storyville Masters of Jazz, An Introduction to Johnny Hodges: His Best Recordings 1928-1941, Planet Jazz, The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61, The Jeep Is Jumpin', A Gentle Breeze, Everybody knows Johnny Hodges and Hodge Podge (The Best of Duke's Men, Volume 1). Genres he performed: Ballad, Swing music and Mainstream jazz.

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Muggsy Spanier

Muggsy Spanier (November 6, 1906 Chicago-February 12, 1967 Sausalito) also known as Mugsy Spanier, Spanier, Muggsy, Francis Joseph Julian "Muggsy" Spanier, Joseph Spanier, Francis Joseph Julian Spanier, Muggsy Spainer or Spainer, Muggsy was an American trumpeter.

His albums include The Chronological Classics: Muggsy Spanier 1944, Jazz Me Blues, The Chronological Classics: Muggsy Spanier 1949-1954, The Chronological Classics: Muggsy Spanier 1939-1942, The Chronological Classics: Muggsy Spanier 1944-1946, and The "Ragtime Band" Sessions. His related genres: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Glen Gray

Glen Gray (June 7, 1906 Metamora-August 23, 1963 Plymouth) a.k.a. Gray, Glen was an American bandleader.

His albums: Best of Big Bands: Glen Gray, Swing Goes On!, volume 1 and Big Bands: Glen Gray. His related genres: Jazz and Big Band.

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Victoria Spivey

Victoria Spivey (October 15, 1906 Houston-October 3, 1976 New York City) also known as Victoria Regina Spivey was an American singer and songwriter.

Her most important albums: The Blues Collection 65: Moaning the Blues, My Handy Man / Organ Grinder Blues, T-B Blues / No. 12 Let Me Roam, Funny Feathers / How Do You Do It That Way?, Nightmare Blues / Murder in the First Degree, Black Snake Swing / I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Black Snake Blues / No More Jelly Bean Blues, Dope Head Blues / Bloody Thirsty Blues, From 1 to 12 (Dirty Dozen) / Good Cabbage and Dirty T.B. Blues / Blood Hound Blues. Genres she performed include Blues.

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Carl Martin

Carl Martin (April 1, 1906 Big Stone Gap-May 10, 1979) also known as Martin, Carl was an American singer.

His albums: That Old Gang of Mine. Genres he performed include Piedmont blues, East Coast blues and Country blues.

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Johnny Temple

Johnny Temple (October 18, 1906 Hazlehurst-November 22, 1968 Canton) a.k.a. Johnnie Temple was an American musician.

His discography includes: New Vicksburg Blues / Louise Louise Blues. Genres he performed: Chicago blues, Delta blues and Country blues.

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Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard (March 3, 1906 New Orleans-June 27, 1980 Culver City) also known as B. Bigard, Barny Bigard or Bigard, Barney was an American clarinetist, bandleader and musician.

His most important albums: Barney's Bounce, The Chronological Classics: Barney Bigard 1944, The Chronological Classics: Barney Bigard 1944-1945, Bucket's Got a Hole in It, Bucket's Got a Hole in It and BBB & Co.. Genres: Swing music and Dixieland.

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Freddy Martin

Freddy Martin (December 9, 1906 Cleveland-September 30, 1983 Newport Beach) a.k.a. Frederick Alfred Martin, Freddie Martin, Freddie Martin and His Orchestra, Freddy Martin and His Orchestra or Martin, Freddie was an American musician, bandleader and actor.

His albums: Greatest Hits, Greatest Jazz Hits and Seems Like Old Times. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Paul Creston

Paul Creston (October 10, 1906 New York City-August 24, 1985 San Diego) a.k.a. Creston, Paul or Giuseppe Guttoveggio was an American , .

His albums include Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine feat. conductor Theodore Kuchar), Orchestral Works Vol. II (feat. conductor Gerard Schwartz), Ives: Symphony no. 2 / Creston: Symphony no. 2 and Above and Beyond: Music for Wind Band.

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Guy Kelly

Guy Kelly (November 22, 1906 United States of America-February 24, 1940) was an American , .

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Joe Darensbourg

Joe Darensbourg (July 9, 1906 Baton Rouge-May 24, 1985 Van Nuys) also known as Darensbourg, Joe or Teddy Edwards and his New Orleans Dixieland Band was an American clarinetist, saxophonist and actor.

Genres: Dixieland.

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Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan (November 4, 1906 Chicago-October 13, 1971 San Francisco) also known as Sullivan, Joe, Michael Joseph "Joe" O'Sullivan or Michael Joseph O'Sullivan was an American jazz pianist.

His albums include I've Got a Crush on You / Coquette, The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1944-1945, The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1933-1941, The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1945-1953 and . Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Eddie Durham

Eddie Durham (August 19, 1906 San Marcos-March 6, 1987 New York City) a.k.a. Durham, Eddie was an American musician, composer, music arranger, guitarist and trombonist.

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Henny Youngman

Henny Youngman (March 16, 1906 Liverpool-February 24, 1998 Manhattan) also known as Henry Youngman, King of the One Liners, Henny Junggman, Henry "Henny" Youngman, King of the One-Liners, King of Brooklyn or Henry "Henny" Yungman was an American comedian, actor, violinist and musician. He had two children, Marilyn Youngman and Gary Youngman.

His discography includes: Take My Album... Please, Henny Youngman Himself and Take My Album... Please! or 2 Sets for the Price of One.

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William Joyce

William Joyce (April 24, 1906 Brooklyn-January 3, 1946 HM Prison Wandsworth) a.k.a. Lord Haw Haw or Joyce, William was an American politician.

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Bud Freeman

Bud Freeman (April 13, 1906 Chicago-March 15, 1991 Chicago) otherwise known as Freeman, Bud, Lawrence "Bud" Freeman, Freeman, Lawrence "Bud", Lawrence Freeman or Ray Noble and His Orchestra was an American musician.

His discography includes: Chicago / Austin High School Jazz in Hifi, 1928-1938 (Giants of Jazz label), The Chronological Classics: Bud Freeman 1939-1940, The Chronological Classics: Bud Freeman 1946, The Chronological Classics: Bud Freeman 1945-1946, The Chronological Classics: Bud Freeman 1928-1938, 20.3016-HI: Jack Hits the Road (disc 2), , Buck & Bud and Something Tender. Genres he performed: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Curley Weaver

Curley Weaver (March 25, 1906 Covington-September 20, 1962) a.k.a. Weaver, Curley was an American musician.

Genres related to him: Blues.

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Ward Pinkett

Ward Pinkett (April 29, 1906-March 15, 1937) also known as Pinkett, Ward was an American , .

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Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor (April 3, 1906 Washington, D.C.-September 2, 1986 Fairfax) also known as Taylor, Billy was an American bassist.

His albums: Live at MCG.

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Lord Buckley

Lord Buckley (April 5, 1906 Tuolumne City-November 12, 1960 Cabrini Medical Center) also known as Richard Myrle Buckley was an American comedian.

His albums include His Royal Hipness, A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat, Dig Infinity! The Life and Art of Lord Buckley, Blowing His Mind (And Yours Too!), The Royal Court of Lord Buckley and Hipsters, Flipsters and Finger Poppin' Daddies Knock Me Your Lobes.

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Artur Balsam

Artur Balsam (February 8, 1906 Warsaw-September 1, 1994) was an American pianist.

His albums: Great Performances From the Library of Congress, Volume 21 and .

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Adele Marcus

Adele Marcus (February 22, 1906 United States of America-May 3, 1995 Manhattan) was an American pianist.

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Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor (October 6, 1906 Germantown-September 14, 1984 Palm Springs) also known as Laura Augusta Gainor, Laura Gainor, Janet Gaynor Gregory or Lolly was an American actor, painter and visual artist. Her child is Robin Gaynor Adrian.

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Lon Chaney, Jr.

Lon Chaney, Jr. (February 10, 1906 Oklahoma City-July 12, 1973 San Clemente) also known as Creighton Tull Chaney, Lon Chaney Jr, Creighton Chaney, The Prince of Pain, Creighton, Chaney or Lon Chaney was an American actor. He had two children, Lon Ralph Chaney and Ronald Creighton Chaney.

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Tossy Spivakovsky

Tossy Spivakovsky (December 23, 1906 Odessa-July 20, 1998 Westport) was an American violinist.

Discography: .

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