American musicians born in 1914

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1914:

Lester Flatt

Lester Flatt (June 19, 1914 Duncan's Chapel-May 11, 1979 Nashville) a.k.a. Flatt, Lester or Lester Raymond Flatt was an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and mandolinist.

His albums include Gospel, Lester Raymond Flatt, Strictly Instrumental, Flint Hill Special / Dim Lights Thick Smoke (And Loud Loud Music), Pike County Breakdown / Old Salty Dog Blues, The Complete Mercury Sessions, No Mother or Dad / Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Foggy Mountain Special. His related genres: Bluegrass and Country.

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Sun Ra

Sun Ra (May 22, 1914 Birmingham-May 30, 1993 Birmingham) also known as Herman Poole Blount, Le Sony'r Ra, Sonny or Herman Blount was an American singer, composer, bandleader, organist, keyboard player, jazz pianist, musician, writer and actor.

Discography: The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Vol. 1, Solo Piano, Volume 1, At the Village Vanguard, Blue Delight, Cosmo Sun Connection, Featuring Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold, Spaceship Lullaby, Jazz by Sun Ra, The Great Lost Sun Ra Albums and The Other Side of the Sun. Genres: Kozmigroov, Swing music, Hard bop, Avant-garde jazz, Free jazz, Experimental music, Jazz fusion and Doo-wop.

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Billy Tipton

Billy Tipton (December 29, 1914 Oklahoma City-January 21, 1989 Spokane) was an American talent agent.

His albums include Billy Tipton Plays Hi-Fi On Piano. Genres he performed: Jazz and Swing music.

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Ward Kimball

Ward Kimball (March 4, 1914 Minneapolis-July 8, 2002 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Ward Walrath Kimball, The Firehouse Five Plus Two, The Firehouse Five Plus 2 or Firehouse Five Plus Two was an American animator, trombonist, film director, screenwriter, television producer and television director. He had three children, Chloe Kimball, Kelly Kimball and John Kimball.

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Billy Eckstine

Billy Eckstine (July 8, 1914 East Liberty-March 8, 1993 Pittsburgh) also known as Billie Eckstine, Billy Eckstien, William Clarence Eckstein or Eckstine, Billy was an American singer and actor. His children are Ed Eckstine, Gina Eckstine and Guy Eckstine.

His discography includes: Billy Eckstine Sings With Benny Carter, Everything I Have Is Yours: The Best of the M-G-M Years, Mr. B. and the Band: The Savoy Sessions, Stormy / Feel the Warm, Verve Jazz Masters 22, In the Still of the Night, 'Mr B', Compact Jazz, Jazz Masters and Now Singing in 12 Great Movies. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Rosalyn Tureck

Rosalyn Tureck (December 14, 1914 Chicago-July 17, 2003 New York City) a.k.a. Tureck, Rosalyn was an American harpsichordist and pianist.

Her albums include Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 94: Rosalyn Tureck II, A Tribute to a Keyboard Legend, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Goldberg Variations (feat. piano: Rosalyn Tureck), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 and The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2.

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Ernest Tubb

Ernest Tubb (February 9, 1914 Crisp-September 6, 1984 Nashville) otherwise known as Ernest Dale Tubb, Tubb, Ernest, Ernie Tubb or The Texas Troubador was an American bandleader, songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter and actor. He had one child, Justin Tubb.

His albums: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Ernest Tubb, Best of Ernest Tubb, Early Hits of 'The Texas Troubadour', Merry Texas Christmas You All, Retrospective, Volume 3, The Country Music Hall of Fame: Ernest Tubb, The Definitive Hits Collection, The Texas Troubadour, The Yellow Rose of Texas and Walking the Floor Over You. Genres: Honky-tonk and Country.

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Lee Young

Lee Young (March 7, 1914 New Orleans-July 31, 2008 Los Angeles) also known as Leonidas Raymond Young or Young, Lee was an American singer.

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Kenny Clarke

Kenny Clarke (January 9, 1914 Pittsburgh-January 26, 1985 Montreuil) a.k.a. Clarke, Kenny, Kenneth Spearman Clarke, Klook, Liaqat Ali Salaam or Klook-Mop was an American drummer, musician and film score composer. He had two children, Kenny Clarke Jr and Laurent Clarke.

His albums: The Golden 8, Bohemia After Dark, Americans Swinging in Paris, The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1946-1948, The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1948-1950, Jazz in Paris: Rhoda Scott + Kenny Clarke, The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones and Jazz-Young Blood. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Sonny Boy Williamson I

Sonny Boy Williamson I (March 30, 1914 Jackson-June 1, 1948 Chicago) a.k.a. Sonny Boy Williamson, John Lee Williamson, John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, Williamson, Sonny Boy, Sonny Boy Willamson or Lee Williamson, John was an American , .

His albums: Nothing but the Blues: John Lee Williamson, Nothing but the Blues, The Bluebird Recordings: 1937 - 1938, The Blues: Chicago 1937-1945, Broken Heart Blues, Sugar Mama, When the Sun Goes Down, Volume 8: Bluebird Blues, The Bluebird Recordings 1938, Sugar Mama Blues / Good Morning, School Girl and Baby Please Don't Go. Genres related to him: Chicago blues, Country blues, Electric blues and Harmonica blues.

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Lester Roloff

Lester Roloff (June 28, 1914 Dawson-November 2, 1982 Normangee) was an American clergy.

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Philip Farkas

Philip Farkas (March 5, 1914 United States of America-December 21, 1992) was an American , .

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Larry Adler

Larry Adler (February 10, 1914 Baltimore-August 6, 2001 London) also known as Larry Adler Et Al., Lawrence Cecil Adler or Lawrence "Larry" Cecil Adler was an American musician, actor and film score composer.

His albums: The Best of Larry Adler, The Best Of, The Great Larry Adler: Original Recordings 1934–1947, The Man I Love, Stormy Weather, , It Ain't Necessarily So, The Glory of Gershwin and Harmonica Virtuoso.

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Bert Parks

Bert Parks (December 30, 1914 Atlanta-February 2, 1992 La Jolla) also known as Bert Jacobson was an American singer and actor.

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Slam Stewart

Slam Stewart (September 21, 1914 Englewood-December 10, 1987 Binghamton) also known as Stewart, Slam, Leroy Eliot "Slam" Stewart, Leroy Elliott Stewart, Slim and Slam or Slam Stewart Trio was an American musician.

His discography includes: Bowin' Singin' Slam, The Chronological Classics: Slam Stewart 1945-1946, Fish Scales, Two Big Mice, Shut Yo' Mouth! and Jumpin' at the Deuces. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Archie Campbell

Archie Campbell (November 7, 1914 Bulls Gap-August 28, 1987 Knoxville) was an American comedian, musician and screenwriter.

His discography includes: Christmas at the Opry. Genres: Country.

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Tex Beneke

Tex Beneke (February 12, 1914 Fort Worth-May 30, 2000 Costa Mesa) also known as Gordon Lee Beneke or Beneke, Tex was an American singer, musician, saxophonist and bandleader.

His most well known albums: Palladium Patrol, The Legendary Big Bands Series, 5 Minutes More... A Tribute, Christmas Serenade in the Glenn Miller Style and 1964 Live Guard Sessions / Stars for Defense Shows from 1960. Genres related to him: Jazz, Swing music, Blues and Big Band.

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Pops Staples

Pops Staples (December 28, 1914 Winona-December 19, 2000 Chicago) also known as Roebuck "Pops" Staples, Roebuck Staples, Pop Staples, Pops Stapples, Roebuck 'Pops' Staples, The Staple Singers or Pops was an American singer, musician and songwriter. His children are called Pervis Staples, Mavis Staples, Yvonne Staples and Cleotha Staples.

His albums: Father Father, Peace to the Neighborhood, Jammed Together and Don't Lose This. His related genres: Gospel music, Rhythm and blues, Christian music and Blues.

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George Bassman

George Bassman (February 7, 1914 New York City-June 26, 1997 Los Angeles) was an American songwriter, composer, film score composer and music arranger.

His albums: Ride the High Country / Mail Order Bride.

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Marvin Ash

Marvin Ash (October 4, 1914 Lamar-September 21, 1974 Los Angeles) was an American musician.

Genres he performed: Ragtime and Jazz.

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Eleanor Steber

Eleanor Steber (July 17, 1914 Wheeling-October 3, 1990 Langhorne) was an American singer.

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Sonny Burke

Sonny Burke (March 22, 1914 Scranton-May 31, 1980 Santa Monica) also known as Joseph Francis Burke, Burke, Sonny or Francis Burke was an American bandleader, composer and music arranger.

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Smokey Hogg

Smokey Hogg (January 27, 1914 Texas-May 1, 1960 Texas) otherwise known as Hogg, Smokey was an American musician.

His albums: Penitentiary Blues. Genres he performed: Country blues and Texas blues.

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Johnnie Wright

Johnnie Wright (May 13, 1914 Mt. Juliet-September 27, 2011 Madison) otherwise known as Johnny Wright or Wright, Johnny was an American singer and singer-songwriter. His children are John Wright and Carol Sue Wright.

Genres related to him: Country.

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Doc Williams

Doc Williams (June 26, 1914 Cleveland-January 31, 2011 Wheeling) was an American singer.

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Irving Taylor

Irving Taylor (April 8, 1914 Brooklyn-December 3, 1983 Westlake Village) otherwise known as Irving Goldberg was an American songwriter, screenwriter and writer.

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Mary Carlisle

Mary Carlisle (February 3, 1914 Boston-) also known as Mary Carlyle or Gwendolyn Witter is an American singer and actor.

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William Engvick

William Engvick (July 1, 1914-September 4, 2012) was an American lyricist.

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Lee Hays

Lee Hays (March 14, 1914 Little Rock-August 26, 1981 Croton-on-Hudson) also known as Lee Hays, The Weavers or Lee Elhardt Hays was an American songwriter, singer and screenwriter.

Genres related to him: Folk music.

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Camille Howard

Camille Howard (March 29, 1914 Galveston-March 10, 1993) a.k.a. Howard, Camille was an American musician.

Discography: Rock Me Daddy.

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J. Bazzel Mull

J. Bazzel Mull (October 4, 1914 Burke County-September 5, 2006) was an American singer.

Genres: Christian music.

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Billy Kyle

Billy Kyle (July 14, 1914 Philadelphia-February 23, 1966) otherwise known as Kyle, Billy or William Osborne Kyle was an American jazz pianist.

His albums: The Chronological Classics: Billy Kyle 1937-1938 and The Chronological Classics: Billy Kyle 1939-1946. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Ziggy Elman

Ziggy Elman (May 26, 1914 Philadelphia-June 26, 1968 Van Nuys) otherwise known as Elman, Ziggy, Harry Aaron Finkelman or Harry Finkelman was an American trumpeter.

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Edythe Wright

Edythe Wright (August 16, 1914 Bayonne-October 27, 1965 Point Pleasant) also known as Wright, Edythe was an American singer.

Genres she performed: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs (February 5, 1914 St. Louis-August 2, 1997 Lawrence) also known as William Burroughs, William S Burroughs, William Seward Burroughs, Burroughs, William S., William Lee, William Seward Burroughs II, Il hombre invisible, The Invisible Man, William S. Bourroughs or Bill was an American novelist, actor, screenwriter, writer, essayist and painter. His child is called William S. Burroughs, Jr..

His albums: The Best of William Burroughs, Dead City Radio, Nothing Here Now but the Recordings, You're the Guy I Want to Share My Money With, NBC: A Soundtrack of Must See TV, The "Priest" They Called Him, TALK TALK, Volume 3 Number 6, The Elvis of Letters, Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales and William S. Burroughs in Dub.

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Carmen Dragon

Carmen Dragon (July 28, 1914 Antioch-March 28, 1984 Los Angeles) was an American conductor, film score composer, composer and music arranger. He had five children, Daryl Dragon, Doug Dragon, Dennis Dragon, Carmen E. Dragon and Kathryn Dragon Henn.

His discography includes: Harp by Candlelight. Genres related to him: Film score.

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Robert Pete Williams

Robert Pete Williams (March 14, 1914 Zachary-December 31, 1980 Rosedale, Louisiana) also known as R. P. Williams was an American guitarist, musician and songwriter.

Related albums: Free Again, I'm Blue as a Man Can Be, Robert Pete Williams, When a Man Takes the Blues, Those Prison Blues, Blues From the Bottoms and Louisiana Blues. His related genres: Louisiana blues, Blues and Jump blues.

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Ivory Joe Hunter

Ivory Joe Hunter (October 10, 1914 Kirbyville-November 8, 1974 Memphis) a.k.a. Hunter, Ivory Joe was an American musician, singer-songwriter and songwriter.

Discography: Blues & Rhythm Series: The Chronological Ivory Joe Hunter 1950-1951, Blues, Ballads & Rock 'n' Roll, Sings Sixteen of His Greatest Hits, I Almost Lost My Mind / If I Give You My Love, I Found My Baby / I Ain't Got No Gal No More and The Fabulous Ivory Joe Hunter. Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues, Boogie-woogie, Country and Blues.

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Tom Glazer

Tom Glazer (September 2, 1914 Philadelphia-February 21, 2003 Rochester) also known as Thomas Zachariah Glazer or Glazer, Tom was an American singer, singer-songwriter and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Weather Songs, Songs of the Lincoln Battalion, A Face in the Crowd, Space Songs, Energy & Motion Songs and Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children's Favorites by Tom Glazer.

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Floyd Tillman

Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 Ryan-August 22, 2003 Bacliff) a.k.a. Tillman, Floyd, Floyd Tillmann or Tillmann, Floyd was an American singer, musician and songwriter.

His most well known albums: The Country Music Hall of Fame Series, The Best of Floyd Tillman and I Gotta Have My Baby Back / It Had to Be That Way. Genres he performed include Country, Honky-tonk and Western swing.

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Erskine Hawkins

Erskine Hawkins (July 26, 1914 Birmingham-November 11, 1993 Willingboro) a.k.a. Hawkins, Erskine was an American songwriter and musician.

His most recognized albums: Holiday for Swing, Volume 2: 1940-1948.

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Pee Wee King

Pee Wee King (February 18, 1914 Abrams (CDP), Wisconsin-March 7, 2000 Louisville) also known as Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys or King, Pee Wee was an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums: Pee Wee King's Country Hoedown: 51 Unreleased Recordings on 2 CDs, Pee-Wee King and His Golden West Cowboys and Western Swing Get Together. Genres he performed include Country.

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Thurl Ravenscroft

Thurl Ravenscroft (February 6, 1914 Norfolk-May 22, 2005 Fullerton) a.k.a. Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft, The Sportsmen, The Sportsman Quartette, The Sportsmen Quartette, The Mellomen or Pappy was an American singer, voice actor and actor. His children are called Ron Ravenscroft and Nancy Ravenscroft.

His albums: Great Hymns in Story and Song and Flapperette / Low in the Lehigh Valley.

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Hal McIntyre

Hal McIntyre (November 29, 1914 Cromwell-May 5, 1959 Los Angeles) otherwise known as McIntyre, Hal, Hal McIntyne, Hal McIntyre and His Orchestra or Harold William McIntyre was an American saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader. He had one child, Hal Jr. McIntyre.

Discography: Issued Recordings (1941-1947).

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Josh White

Josh White (February 11, 1914 Greenville-September 6, 1969 Manhasset) otherwise known as Joshua White, White, Josh, Joshua Daniel White, Pinewood Tom, Tippy Barton or Josh White was an American singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist and civil rights activist. He had five children, Josh White Jr., Blondell White, Julianne White, Carolyn White and Judy White.

His albums include IN MEMORIUM, Joshua White: 1933–1941, Josh at Midnight / Ballads & Blues, Josh White Sings the Blues and Sings, Volume 1 & 2, The Essential, Free and Equal Blues, Blues Singer 1932–1936, The Roots of the Blues, I Ain’t Got Nobody and From New York to London. Genres related to him: Country blues and Piedmont blues.

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Homesick James

Homesick James (May 3, 1914 Somerville-December 13, 2006 Springfield) also known as Homesick James Williamson was an American singer.

His albums include The Last Of The Broomdusters, Chicago Slide Guitar Legend, Blues on the South Side, My Home Ain't Here: The New Orleans Session, Sad and Lonesome, Sweet Home Tennessee and Words of Wisdom. Genres: Blues.

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Pee Wee Crayton

Pee Wee Crayton (December 18, 1914 Rockdale-June 25, 1985 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Pee Wee Grayton, Crayton, Pee Wee or Pee Wee Clayton was an American singer, musician and guitarist.

His albums include Early Hour Blues, Things I Used to Do and Everyday I Have the Blues. Genres: Blues and Rhythm and blues.

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Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 New Orleans-September 22, 1996 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton, The beautiful one, The Sarong Girl or Dottie was an American singer and actor. She had two children, John Ridgely Howard and Richard Thomson Howard.

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Jimmy Wakely

Jimmy Wakely (February 16, 1914 Howard County-September 23, 1982 Mission Hills) also known as Jimmie Wakely, Jimmy Clarence Wakely, The Jimmy Wakely Trio, Jimmy Wakely Trio, His Saddle Pals, James Wakely, James Clarence Wakeley or Jim Wakely was an American singer, actor, songwriter and musician. He had four children, Deanna Wakely, Carol Wakely, Linda Wakely and Johnny Wakely.

His albums: Vintage Collections, I'll Never Let You Go / There Ain't Gonna Be No Me and I Love You So Much It Hurts / I Don't Want Your Sympathy. His related genres: Country.

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Eddie Sauter

Eddie Sauter (December 2, 1914 Brooklyn-April 21, 1981 New York City) a.k.a. Sauter, Eddie or Edward Ernest Sauter was an American , .

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