Famous musicians born in the year 1914

Here are 50 famous musicians from the world 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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William Lloyd Webber

William Lloyd Webber (March 11, 1914 London-October 29, 1982 London) also known as Webber, William Lloyd or W.S.Lloyd Webber was an English organist and composer. He had two children, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Lloyd Webber.

His albums include Invocation.

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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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Jorge Bolet

Jorge Bolet (November 15, 1914 Havana-October 16, 1990 Mountain View) also known as Bolet, Jorge was a Cuban pianist and music pedagogue.

His albums: Piano Concertos, The Piano Works, Volume 2: Schubert Song Transcriptions, Paraphrases, , Bolet Rediscovered: Liszt Recital, Piano Works, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 10: Jorge Bolet I, , Concert Studies / Consolations / Réminiscences de Don Juan and . Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Kiril Kondrashin

Kiril Kondrashin (March 6, 1914 Moscow-March 7, 1981 Amsterdam) also known as Kyril Kondrashin, Кирилл Петрович Кондрашин, Kirill Kondrashin or Kondrashin, Kirill Petrovich was a Russian conductor.

Discography: The Two Piano Concertos / The Piano Sonata, Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 / Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1, Symphonic Dances / The Bells, Scheherazade, Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite / Kabalevsky: The Comedians, The 15 Symphonies (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Kyrill Kondrashin), Complete Symphonies (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Kyrill Kondrashin), Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B minor, op. 23, Symphony no. 9 / Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes and Sinfonie Nr. 5.

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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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Hubert Gregg

Hubert Gregg (July 14, 1914 Islington-March 30, 2004 Eastbourne) a.k.a. Hubert Robert Gregg or Hubert Robert Harry Gregg was an English actor, screenwriter, broadcaster, writer, theatre director, songwriter, novelist, playwright, composer and film score composer. His child is Stacey Gregg.

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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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Alf Prøysen

Alf Prøysen (July 23, 1914 Ringsaker-November 23, 1970) otherwise known as Alf Proysen, Alf Proeysen or Prøysen, Alf was a Norwegian writer. He had two children, Elin Julie Prøysen and Alf Ketil Prøysen.

His discography includes: Original Prøysen, Velvalgte Viser, På grammofon I (1947-1950), På grammofon II (1951-1954), På grammofon IV (1958-1966), På grammofon III (1954-1957), På grammofon V (1966-1970), Prøysens Jul, and .

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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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Dorival Caymmi

Dorival Caymmi (April 30, 1914 Salvador-August 16, 2008 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian songwriter, singer and actor. His children are called Dori Caymmi, Nana Caymmi and Danilo Caymmi.

His albums: Cantando Caymmi, Dorival Caymmi - 2 Em Um, Cancoes Praieiras, , , , , , and . Genres he performed include Samba and Bossa nova.

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Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar (October 7, 1914 Bhadarsa-October 30, 1974 Ahmedabad) also known as Akhtari Faizabadi, Akhtari Bai Faizabadi, Mallika-e-Ghazal, Queen of Ghazals or Akhtaribai was an Indian singer and actor.

Genres she performed include Thumri and Ghazal.

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Hugh Le Caine

Hugh Le Caine (May 27, 1914-July 3, 1977) a.k.a. Hugh le Cain was a Canadian physicist and composer.

His albums: Hugh Le Caine: Compositions and Demonstrations 1946 to 1974. His related genres: Musique concrète.

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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 a British 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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Witold Małcużyński

Witold Małcużyński (August 10, 1914 Koziczyn, Masovian Voivodeship-July 17, 1977 Majorca) a.k.a. Witold Malcuzynski or Małcużyński, Witold was a Polish pianist and multi-instrumentalist.

Genres related to him: Classical music.

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Ferenc Fricsay

Ferenc Fricsay (August 9, 1914 Budapest-February 20, 1963 Basel) a.k.a. Fricsay, Ferenc was a Hungarian conductor. He had one child, András Fricsay.

His most important albums: , Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" / Smetana: Die Moldau / Liszt: Les Préludes, Requiem, The Magic Flute, Symphonies nos. 40 & 41 "Jupiter", Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125, , , and . Genres he performed include Classical music.

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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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Annie Fischer

Annie Fischer (July 5, 1914 Budapest-April 10, 1995 Budapest) a.k.a. Fischer, Annie was a Hungarian pianist.

Her albums include Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 9, Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 8, Piano Concerti nos. 21 and 22 and Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 3.

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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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Harold Truscott

Harold Truscott (August 23, 1914 Seven Kings-October 7, 1992) was an English , .

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Khursheed Bano

Khursheed Bano (April 14, 1914 Kasur District-April 18, 2001 Karachi) also known as Khursheed, Irshad Begum, Khurshid, Shahla, Sheela, Khursheed Begum or Khurshid Begum was a Pakistani singer and actor.

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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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Leonard Feather

Leonard Feather (September 13, 1914 London-September 22, 1994 Sherman Oaks) otherwise known as Feather, Leonard or Leonard G. Feather was a British journalist, composer, jazz pianist and critic. He had one child, Lorraine Feather.

His albums: The Chronological Classics: Leonard Feather 1937-1945. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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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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Graeme Bell

Graeme Bell (September 7, 1914 Richmond-June 13, 2012 Sydney) was an Australian composer and conductor.

His related genres: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Wolfgang Windgassen

Wolfgang Windgassen (June 26, 1914 Annemasse-September 8, 1974 Stuttgart) also known as Windgassen, Wolfgang was a German singer.

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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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Hermann Uhde

Hermann Uhde (July 20, 1914 Bremen-October 10, 1965 Copenhagen) was a German singer.

His most important albums: .

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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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