American musicians born in 1911

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1911:

Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 Jamestown-April 26, 1989 Beverly Hills) also known as Lucille Désirée Ball, Diane Belmont, The Queen of Comedy, Lucy, The First Lady of Television, Technicolor Tessie, Lucille Ball Morton, Queen of the B movies, Lucille Desiree Ball or Lucy Ricardo was an American comedian, model, actor, television producer and singer. Her children are called Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Lucie Arnaz.

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (May 8, 1911 Hazlehurst-August 16, 1938 Greenwood) a.k.a. Johnson, Robert or Robert Leroy Johnson was an American singer, musician, songwriter and guitarist.

His albums: I Believe I'll Dust My Broom / Dead Shrimp Blues, 32-20 Blues / Last Fair Deal Gone Down, Come on in My Kitchen / They're Red Hot, Kind Hearted Woman / Terraplane Blues, Cross Road Blues / Rambling on My Mind, Walking Blues / Sweet Home Chicago, From Four Till Late / Hellhound on My Trail, Little Queen of Spades / Me and the Devil Blues, Malted Milk / Milcow's Calf Blues and Stones in My Passway / I'm a Steady Rolling Man. Genres: Blues, Delta blues, Country blues and Rock music.

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Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe (September 13, 1911 Rosine-September 9, 1996 Springfield) also known as William Smith Monroe, Monroe, Bill, The Father of Bluegrass, Joe Ahr, Rupert Jones, Wilbur Jones, James B. Smith or James W. Smith was an American singer, artist, musician and music artist.

His albums: Bean Blossom, Bill Monroe & Friends, Columbia Historic Edition, Anthology, Blue Grass 1959-1969, Blue Moon of Kentucky 1936-1949, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Blue Grass 1950-1958, Orange Blossom Special and Silver Eagle Cross Country Music Show Presents Bill Monroe. Genres he performed: Bluegrass, Traditional bluegrass and Gospel music.

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Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 Independence-April 25, 1995 Rancho Mirage) a.k.a. Feathers, Ginga or Virginia Katherine McMath was an American actor, dancer, singer, artist, musician and music artist.

Her discography includes: Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers at RKO and Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, Volume 3: Shall We Dance / Carefree.

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Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 New York City-December 24, 1975 North Hollywood) also known as Bernard Herman, Bernard Hermann, Max Herman, Mr. Bernard Herrmann or Benny was an American composer, film score composer and conductor. He had two children, Dorothy Herrmann and Wendy Herrmann.

His discography includes: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Taxi Driver, Cape Fear, Bernard Herrmann Film Scores: From Citizen Kane to Taxi Driver, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Fahrenheit 451, North by Northwest, Great Film Music, Music from: The Great Hitchcock Movie Thrillers and The Film Scores. His related genres: Film score and Opera.

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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911 New Orleans-January 27, 1972 Evergreen Park) a.k.a. Mahalla Jackson, Mahilia Jackson, Mahaila Jackson, Mahallia Jackson, Halie Jackson, Jackson, Mahalia, Halie or Mahala Jackson was an American singer, musician and actor.

Her albums: Live at Newport 1958, Silent Night: Songs for Christmas, A Mighty Fortress, Christmas With Mahalia, Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, Gospels, Spirituals & Hymns, Gospels, Spirituals, & Hymns Volume 2, The Essence of Mahalia Jackson, The Best of Mahalia Jackson and 16 Most Requested Songs. Genres related to her: Gospel music.

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Willie Lee Perryman

Willie Lee Perryman (October 19, 1911 Hampton-July 25, 1985 Atlanta) also known as Piano Red was an American singer.

His albums: Atlanta Bounce, The Blues Collection 68: Live and Feelin' Good, Rockin' With Red / Red's Boogie, Piano Red a.k.a. Dr. Feelgood: The Doctor's In! and Dr. Feelgood. Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues and Blues.

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Gian Carlo Menotti

Gian Carlo Menotti (July 7, 1911 Cadegliano-Viconago-February 1, 2007 Monte Carlo) also known as Gian-Carlo Menotti or Menotti, Gian Carlo was an American opera composer and librettist. His child is Francis Menotti.

Discography: Amahl and the Night Visitors (NBC Opera; Herbert Grossman), The Consul, Amahl and the Night Visitors (Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus feat. conductor: David Syrus), The Medium (Chicago Opera Theater feat. conductor: Lawrence Rapchak), Amahl and the Night Visitors and Amahl and the Night Visitors (Original Cast of the NBC Telecast, Christmas Eve, 1951). Genres related to him: Ballet, 20th-century classical music and Opera.

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Leonard Warren

Leonard Warren (April 21, 1911 New York City-March 4, 1960 New York City) also known as Warren, Leonard was an American singer.

His discography includes: Macbeth.

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Floyd Council

Floyd Council (February 9, 1911 Chapel Hill-May 9, 1976 Chapel Hill) was an American singer.

Genres: Country blues and Piedmont blues.

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Ralph Kirkpatrick

Ralph Kirkpatrick (June 10, 1911 Leominster-April 13, 1984 Guilford) was an American harpsichordist.

His albums include Sonatas for Harpsichord.

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Stan Kenton

Stan Kenton (December 15, 1911 Wichita-August 25, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as Stanley Newcomb Kenton or Kenton, Stan was an American bandleader, jazz pianist, composer and music arranger.

His albums include Portraits on Standards, Artistry in Progressive Jazz, A Merry Christmas!, Adventures in Blues, Adventures in Jazz, Adventures in Time, Horns of Plenty, Volume 1 (disc 1), Journey Into Capricorn, Kenton in HI-FI and Kenton Showcase. Genres: Jazz, Swing music and West Coast jazz.

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Sonny Terry

Sonny Terry (October 24, 1911 Greensboro-March 11, 1986 Mineola) a.k.a. Terry, Sonny, Saunders Teddell, Saunders 'Sonny' Terry, Saunders Sonny Terry, Saunders Terrell, Sonny Terry & Friends or Terry, Sonny & Friends was an American film score composer, actor and musician.

His discography includes: Whoopin' the Blues: The Capitol Recordings, 1947 - 1950, Sonny Is King, The Bluesmen (feat. Brownie McGhee & Big Bill Broonzy), Sonny Terry and His Mouth-Harp, Harmonica Hop / Doggin' My Heart Around, Complete Recordings 1938-1945 in Chronological Order, Sonny & Brownie, Nothing but the Blues, Harmonica and Guitar Blues 1937-1945 and Down South Summit Meeting. Genres: Country blues, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues, Harmonica blues and Roots revival.

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George Liberace

George Liberace (July 31, 1911 Menasha-October 16, 1983 Las Vegas) was an American actor and musician.

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Smiley Burnette

Smiley Burnette (March 18, 1911 Summum, Illinois-February 16, 1967 Encino) also known as Lester Alvin Burnett, Lester 'Smiley' Burnette, George 'Smiley' Burnette, Lester 'Smiley' Burnett, Ole Frog, Lester Alvin Burnette, 'Smiley' Burnette or Lester A. Burnett was an American actor, inventor, musician, singer-songwriter, restaurateur, composer and comedian. He had four children, Carolyn Burnette, Brian Burnette, Linda Burnette and Steven Burnett.

Genres he performed: Country.

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Buck Clayton

Buck Clayton (November 12, 1911 Parsons-December 8, 1991 New York City) also known as Clayton, Buck, Wilbur Dorsey Clayton or Cat Eye was an American trumpeter, actor and music arranger.

His albums: Jam Sessions From the Vault, Jazz in Paris: Buck Clayton and Friends, The Chronological Classics: Buck Clayton 1953, The Chronological Classics: Buck Clayton 1949-1953, The Chronological Classics: Buck Clayton 1945-1947, Grain Of Seed, Jazz in Paris: Club Session, Jazz Spectacular, Buck Clayton Plays and . Genres he performed: Swing music and Mainstream jazz.

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Norma Teagarden

Norma Teagarden (April 28, 1911 Vernon-June 6, 1996) was an American , .

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Cowboy Slim Rinehart

Cowboy Slim Rinehart (March 11, 1911 Comanche County-October 28, 1948) otherwise known as Nolan Rinehart was an American singer.

His related genres: Country.

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Roman Totenberg

Roman Totenberg (January 1, 1911 Łódź-May 8, 2012 Newton) was an American teacher and violinist. His children are called Nina Totenberg, Amy Totenberg and Jill Totenberg.

Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Dixie Lee

Dixie Lee (November 4, 1911 Harriman-November 1, 1952 Holmby Hills) a.k.a. Wilma Winifred Wyatt, Wilma Wyatt, Dixie Carroll or Dixie Lee Crosby was an American singer, actor, dancer and showgirl. She had four children, Gary Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby and Dennis Crosby.

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Jo Jones

Jo Jones (October 7, 1911 Chicago-September 3, 1985 New York City) a.k.a. Jones, Jo, Papa Jo Jones, Jonathan David Samuel Jones, Jonathan Jones, The Memphis Naturals, Joe Jones or Papa Jo was an American drummer and actor.

His albums: Jo Jones, Jo Jones Special Septet, The Jo Jones Special, The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport, The Main Man, and . Genres he performed: Hard bop, Modal jazz, Cool jazz, Bebop and Jazz.

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Freddie Green

Freddie Green (March 31, 1911 Charleston-March 1, 1987 Las Vegas) otherwise known as Green, Freddie or Freddie Greene was an American , .

His albums: Mosaic Select 27 and Mr. Rhythm. His related genres: Jazz.

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Ramey Idriss

Ramey Idriss (September 11, 1911 New York City-February 5, 1971 Los Angeles) also known as Ramez Idriss or Ramez Indriss was an American songwriter and film score composer.

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Bronislav Gimpel

Bronislav Gimpel (January 29, 1911 Lviv-May 1, 1979) was an American , .

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Art Mooney

Art Mooney (February 4, 1911 Brooklyn-March 1, 1993 Florida) also known as Arthur Mooney was an American singer.

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Kate McTell

Kate McTell (August 22, 1911 Savannah-October 3, 1991) a.k.a. Ruby Glaze or Glaze, Ruby was an American singer.

Genres: Blues and Gospel music.

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Lu Watters

Lu Watters (December 19, 1911 Santa Cruz-November 5, 1989 Santa Rosa) otherwise known as Watters, Lu was an American , .

Discography: Jack Hits the Road. Genres: Dixieland.

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Maxine Sullivan

Maxine Sullivan (May 13, 1911 Homestead-April 7, 1987 New York City) also known as Sullivan, Maxine or Marietta Williams was an American singer and actor.

Her albums: Le Ruban Bleu Years: Complete Recordings: 1944-1949, Memories of You: A Tribute to Andy Razaf, Loch Lomond, The Lady's in Love With You, The Chronological Classics: Maxine Sullivan 1938-1941, The Chronological Classics: Maxine Sullivan 1941-1946, The Chronological Classics: Maxine Sullivan 1937-1938, Maxine Sullivan Sings 1955-56, Uptown and A Tribute to Andy Razaf. Her related genres: Blues and Jazz.

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Alan Hovhaness

Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911 Somerville-June 21, 2000 Seattle) also known as A. Hovhaness, Alan Hovaness, Hovhaness, Alan, Alan Vaness Chakmakjian or Ալան Յովհաննէս was an American film score composer and composer. He had one child, Jean Nandi Hovhaness.

His albums include Hovhaness Collection (disc 2), Hovhaness Collection Volume Two (Seattle Symphony feat. conductor: Gerard Schwarz), Magnificat, Mountains and Rivers, Music of Alan Hovhaness (KBS Symphony Orchestra), Symphony No. 11 / Armenian Rhapsody No. 1 / Prayer of Saint Gregory / Tzaikerk (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Crystal Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Alan Hovhaness, Ernest Gold), Music of Alan Hovhaness, Concerto for Harp and String Orchestra / Spirit of Trees / Upon Enchanted Ground / The Garden of Adonis / Sonata for Harp, Mysterious Mountain / And God Created Great Whales (Seattle Symphony, feat. conductor: Gerard Schwarz) and Requiem And Resurrection, Op. 224/Symphony No. 19, Op. 217.

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Martin Denny

Martin Denny (April 10, 1911 New York City-March 2, 2005 Honolulu) also known as Denny, Martin or The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny was an American bandleader.

His albums: Exotica: The Sounds of Martin Denny / Exotica, Volume II: The Exciting Sounds of Martin Denny, Afro-Desia, Bachelor in Paradise: The Best of Martin Denny, Exotica: The Best of Martin Denny, Quiet Village / The Enchanted Sea, The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny - Hypnotique & Exotica III, Forbidden Island, The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny, A Taste of Honey and A Taste of Honey / The Brighter Side. Genres: Exotica.

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Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller (July 4, 1911 Rochester-July 31, 2010 Manhattan) also known as Mitchell William Miller or Miller, Mitch was an American singer, record producer, oboist, conductor and musician.

His albums: Mitch Miller's Greatest Sing Along Hits, Moonlight and Roses / More Memories by Mitch, Greatest Hits, Holiday Sing Along With Mitch, Christmas Sing-Along With Mitch, Folk Songs Sing Alog With Mitch and Mitch Miller Presents Christmas Songs & Carols. Genres he performed: Traditional pop music.

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Roy Eldridge

Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 Pittsburgh-February 26, 1989 Valley Stream) also known as Eldridge, Roy was an American trumpeter and musician.

His albums: Happy Time, Little Jazz, Fiesta in Brass, Wild Driver, Little Jazz, The Essential Keynote Collection, Jazz Maturity...Where It's Coming From, Roy Eldridge 4 – Montreux '77, Collates and Decidedly. Genres he performed: Jazz, Swing music and Big Band.

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Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers (November 5, 1911 Cincinnati-July 6, 1998 Apple Valley) also known as Leonard Franklin Slye, Len, Dick Weston, Len Slye, Len Sly, Leonard Slye, Buck, King of the Cowboys, King of the West or Sons Of The Pioneers was an American singer, actor and television producer. His children are called Roy Rogers Jr., Linda Lou Rogers, Robin Rogers, Cheryl Darlene Rogers, Little Doe Rogers, Sandy Rogers, Mimi Rogers and Debbie Rogers.

His albums: Famous Country Music Makers, Home on the Range, All-Time Greatest Hits, Blues on the Range, The Best of Roy Rogers, The Best of Roy Rogers, The Country Music Hall of Fame: Roy Rogers, The King of the Cowboys, Slideways and Home in Oklahoma / A Gay Ranchero. Genres he performed: Country and Western music.

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Harry Simeone

Harry Simeone (May 9, 1911 Newark-February 22, 2005 New York City) also known as The Harry Simeone Chorale, Harry Moses Simeone or Simeone, Harry was an American film score composer and composer.

His albums include The Little Drummer Boy and The Little Drummer Boy.

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Vaughn Monroe

Vaughn Monroe (October 7, 1911 Akron-May 21, 1973 Stuart) also known as Vaughan Monroe, Vaughn Wilton Monroe or Monroe, Vaughn was an American singer.

His albums include Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow / When the Sandman Rides the Trail, The Mellow Voice of Vaughn Monroe, Cocktail Hour, The Ultimate Collection, Riders in the Sky, The Golden Voice of Vaughn Monroe, The Night Is Young, The Very Best of Vaughn Monroe, There I Sing / Swing It Again and Vaughn Monroe: Essential Gold (disc 1). Genres: Big Band and Traditional pop music.

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Buster Brown

Buster Brown (August 15, 1911 Cordele-January 31, 1976 New York City) a.k.a. Brown, Buster was an American singer and musician.

His discography includes: Golden Classics of, Sugar Babe / I'm Going-But I'll Be Back, Good News and New King of the Blues. Genres he performed include Blues and Rhythm and blues.

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Paul Henning

Paul Henning (September 16, 1911 Independence-March 25, 2005 Burbank) also known as Henning, Paul, Paul William Henning or Calvin Clements was an American television producer and screenwriter. He had three children, Linda Kaye Henning, Paul Anthony Henning and Carol Alice Henning.

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Cootie Williams

Cootie Williams (July 10, 1911 Mobile-September 15, 1985 New York City) also known as C Williams or Williams, Cootie was an American trumpeter and musician.

His most well known albums: The Chronological Classics: Cootie Williams and His Orchestra 1941-1944, Big Band and Sextet and Jazz in Paris: Jazz at Midnight. Genres: Jazz, Jump blues and Rhythm and blues.

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Tommy Duncan

Tommy Duncan (January 11, 1911 Hillsboro-July 25, 1967 San Diego) a.k.a. Duncan, Tommy, Thomas Elmer Duncan or Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys was an American songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter and actor.

Genres: Western swing.

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Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner (May 18, 1911 Kansas City-November 24, 1985 Inglewood) also known as Joe Turner, 'Big' Joe Turner, Turner, Big Joe, Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. or The Boss of the Blues was an American singer, jazz pianist and musician.

His most recognized albums: Jumpin' With Joe: The Complete Aladdin & Imperial Recordings, Greatest Hits, All the Classic Hits 1938-1952, Greatest Hits 1938-52 (disc 5), Turns on the Blues, Greatest Hits 1946-47 (disc 3), Shake, Rattle and Roll, Big Joe Turner : The Blues Collection, Joe Turner / Rockin' the Blues and Have No Fear, Big Joe Turner Is Here. Genres related to him: Swing music, Blues, Jump blues, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Call Cobbs, Jr.

Call Cobbs, Jr. (June 30, 1911-September 21, 1971) a.k.a. Cobbs, Call or Call Cobbs was an American musician.

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Jerry Burke

Jerry Burke (July 26, 1911 Marshalltown-February 13, 1965) was an American organist.

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Heinie Beau

Heinie Beau (March 8, 1911 United States of America-April 19, 1987) was an American , .

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Paul Tripp

Paul Tripp (February 20, 1911 New York City-August 29, 2002 New York City) also known as Solomon Tripp was an American actor, screenwriter and musician. His children are David Tripp and Suzanne Jurmain.

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Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas (November 9, 1911-March 9, 1965) was an American , .

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Spike Jones

Spike Jones (December 14, 1911 Long Beach-May 1, 1965 Beverly Hills) also known as Lindley Armstrong Jones or Jones, Spike was an American musician and bandleader. He had one child, Leslie Ann Jones.

Discography: Musical Depreciation, Spike Jones and His City Slickers, Omnibust - 60 Years of Music America Hates Best, My Two Front Teeth, Musical Mayhem, Musical Depreciation Revue: The Spike Jones Anthology, Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Jeep, Dinner Music... for People Who Aren't Very Hungry!, Cocktails for Two and Best of Spike Jones.

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Vincent Price

Vincent Price (May 27, 1911 St. Louis-October 25, 1993 Los Angeles) also known as Vincent Leonard Price Jr., Vincent Leonard Price, Jr., Bink, King of the Grand Guignol, Renaissance Man or Merchant of menace was an American actor, voice actor, radio personality, presenter, writer and chef. He had two children, Victoria Price and Vincent Barrett Price.

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Bashful Brother Oswald

Bashful Brother Oswald (December 26, 1911 Sevier County-October 17, 2002 Madison) also known as Pete "Oswald" Kirby, Beecher Ray Kirby, Pete Kirby or Pete \"Oswald\" Kirby was an American session musician, guitarist and sideman.

Genres he performed include Country and Old-time music.

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Vladimir Ussachevsky

Vladimir Ussachevsky (November 3, 1911 Hailar-January 2, 1990 New York City) a.k.a. Ussachevsky, Vladimir or Vladimir Alexis Ussachevsky was an American composer.

His discography includes: Film Music, Tape Music An Historic Concert and Electronic and Acoustic Works 1957-1972. Genres he performed include Electronic art music and Film score.

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Jesse Thomas

Jesse Thomas (February 3, 1911 Logansport-August 15, 1995 Shreveport) a.k.a. Thomas, Jesse, Jesse 'Babyface' Thomas, Thomas, Jesse 'Babyface' or Jessie Thomas was an American singer and musician.

His albums include Lookin' For That Woman.

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