Famous musicians born in the year 1937

Here are 50 famous musicians from the world were born in 1937:

Philip Glass

Philip Glass (January 31, 1937 Baltimore-) also known as Phillip Glass, Phil Glass, Philip Morris Glass or The Last Romantic is an American composer, pianist, songwriter, musician, film score composer and actor. He has four children, Cameron Glass, Zachary Glass, Marlowe Glass and Juliet Glass.

His albums include North Star, Dracula, Glassworks, Koyaanisqatsi, The Photographer, Akhnaten, Satyagraha, Songs From Liquid Days, Dancepieces and Powaqqatsi. Genres: Minimal music, Contemporary classical music, Opera, Classical music, Ambient music and Film score.

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Ron Carter

Ron Carter (May 4, 1937 Ferndale-) a.k.a. Carter, Ron or Ronald Levin Carter is an American musician, professor, bassist, film score composer and actor.

His albums: Where?, Blues Farm, So What, Yellow & Green, Patrão, The Bass and I, Parade, Ron Carter Meets Bach, Uptown Conversation and Friends. His related genres: Hard bop, Post-bop, Third stream, Orchestral jazz, Avant-garde jazz and Mainstream jazz.

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Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 Littlefield-February 13, 2002 Chandler) also known as Waylon, Waylon Arnold Jennings, Jennings, Waylon, Hoss or Wayland Arnold Jennings was an American musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, record producer, composer and disc jockey. His children are called Shooter Jennings, Terry Vance Jennings, Julie Rae Jennings, Buddy Dean Jennings, Deana Jennings and Tomi Lynne.

His most well known albums: Only the Greatest, Love of the Common People, Hangin' On, Honky Tonk Heroes, Dreaming My Dreams, Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line: The RCA Years, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Waylon Jennings, Legendary, Lonesome, On'ry and Mean and Are You Ready for the Country. His related genres: Outlaw country, Country, Country rock, Progressive country and Rockabilly.

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Tom Smothers

Tom Smothers (February 2, 1937 Governors Island-) also known as Thomas Bolyn Smothers III, Tommy Smothers, Smothers, Tom or The Smothers Brothers is an American comedian, actor, musician and composer. His children are Riley Rose, Bo Smothers and Thomas Bolyn Smothers IV.

Genres he performed include Folk music.

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Vladimir Ashkenazy

Vladimir Ashkenazy (July 6, 1937 Nizhny Novgorod-) also known as Владимир Давидович Ашкенази, Ashkenazi, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Ashkenazy or Ashkenazy, Vladimir Davidovich is an Icelandic conductor and musician.

Related albums: Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 7: Vladimir Ashkenazy, The Art of Ashkenazy, Piano Favourites, Piano Concertos, Für Elise: Piano Favourites, Bach: Concerto in D minor / Chopin: Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Ashkenazy in Moscow 2: The English Works, Piano Works, Piano Concertos 1-4 and Ravel: Gaspard De La Nuit; Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte; Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales. Genres related to him: Classical music.

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Paul Stookey

Paul Stookey (December 30, 1937 Baltimore-) also known as Noel Paul Stookey, Stookey, Noel Paul, N. Paul Stookey, Paul, Paul Stookey or Noel Stookey is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

His most important albums: Paul and, One Night Stand, One & Many, Real to Reel: Live - New York/Australia and Real To Reel. Genres he performed: Christian music and Folk music.

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Lorenzo Music

Lorenzo Music (May 2, 1937 Brooklyn-August 4, 2001 Los Angeles) also known as Gerald David Music, L. Muzic, Jerry Music or L. Music was an American musician, writer, television producer, actor, voice actor and screenwriter. His children are Fernando Music, Sam Music, Roz Music and Leilani Music.

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Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp (May 24, 1937 Fort Lauderdale-) a.k.a. Shepp, Archie is an American composer, musician, film score composer and actor.

His albums include Live at the Totem, Volume 1: Things Have Got to Change, Live at the Totem, Volume 2: 'Round About Midnight, Blasé / Live at the Pan-African Festival, Yasmina, a Black Woman / Poem for Malcolm, Attica Blues Big Band - Live At The Palais Des Glaces, Day Dream, Stream, Tray of Silver, Archie Shepp & The New York Contemporary Five and Archie Shepp Meets Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio: Conversations. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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David Behrman

David Behrman (August 16, 1937 Salzburg-) a.k.a. Behrman, David is an American , .

His discography includes: My Dear Siegfried, On the Other Ocean, Leapday Night, Unforeseen Events and Wave Train.

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Dee Palmer

Dee Palmer (July 2, 1937 London-) also known as David Palmer or Palmer, David is a British keyboard player and composer.

Related albums: Passing Open Windows: A Symphonic Tribute to Queen. Genres he performed include Rock music.

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Charlie Haden

Charlie Haden (August 6, 1937 Shenandoah-July 11, 2014 Los Angeles) also known as Charles Edward Haden or Haden, Charlie was an American bassist, composer, bandleader and musician. His children are called Tanya Haden, Petra Haden, Josh Haden and Rachel Haden.

His albums include Liberation Music Orchestra, Silence, American Dreams, Dream Keeper, The Golden Number, The Montreal Tapes, The Montreal Tapes, The Montreal Tapes: with Paul Bley and Paul Motian, Not in Our Name and Nocturne. His related genres: Hard bop, Post-bop, Free jazz, Folk jazz and Mainstream jazz.

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Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson (April 24, 1937 Lima-June 30, 2001 San Francisco) a.k.a. Joe Hendererson or Henderson, Joe was an American musician and saxophonist.

Related albums: At the Lighthouse, In 'n Out, Mirror, Mirror, Relaxin' at Camarillo, The State of the Tenor, Volume 1, The State of the Tenor, Volume 2, In Japan, In Pursuit of Blackness / Black is the Color, Four! and Tetragon. Genres he performed: Kozmigroov, Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Soul jazz, Post-bop and Mainstream jazz.

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Bob Babbitt

Bob Babbitt (November 26, 1937 Pittsburgh-July 16, 2012 Nashville) a.k.a. Robert Kreinar was an American composer, musician and bassist.

Genres related to him: Funk.

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Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson (February 20, 1937 Chillicothe-) also known as Nancy Sue Wilson or Wilson, Nancy is an American singer and musician. She has three children, Kenneth (Kacy) Dennis, Jr., Samantha Burton and Sheryl Burton.

Her most important albums: Outta Sight!, Anthology, Broadway - My Way / Hollywood - My Way, Something Wonderful, The Great American Songbook, Live From Las Vegas: 14 Live Hits and Signature Songs, From Broadway With Love / Tender Loving Care, A Nancy Wilson Christmas, Ballads, Blues & Big Bands and Tell Me The Truth / My Sweet Thing. Genres: Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Pop music and Soul music.

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Grachan Moncur III

Grachan Moncur III (June 3, 1937 New York City-) a.k.a. Moncur, Grachan, III is an American trombonist, composer and bandleader.

His discography includes: Mosaic Select 1, Evolution, Some Other Stuff, New Africa and Exploration. Genres he performed include Jazz, Free jazz and Avant-garde jazz.

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Cornelis Vreeswijk

Cornelis Vreeswijk (August 8, 1937 IJmuiden-November 12, 1987 Södermalm) also known as Cornelius Vreswijk, Cornelius Vreeswijk, Cornelis Vreswijk, Cornelis Freeswijk or Cornelis Wreeswijk was a Dutch musician, songwriter, singer, poet, actor and author. His child is Jack Vreeswijk.

Related albums: Het beste van Cornelis Vreeswijk, Live, Montmartre, Köpenhamn, Cornelis' bästa, Misschien Wordt het Morgen Beter, Från getinghonung och narrgnistor II, Mäster Cees memoarer, Svenska favoriter, Guldkorn från mäster Cees memoarer, Veronica and Guldkorn från mäster Cees memoarer, volym 2. Genres related to him: Folk music and Swedish folk music.

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Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor (November 24, 1937 Newbury-) is an English singer, singer-songwriter, poet and commentator.

Genres: Folk music.

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Baden Powell de Aquino

Baden Powell de Aquino (August 6, 1937 Varre-Sai-September 26, 2000 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Baden Powell, Baden Powel, Roberto Baden-Powell or Roberto Baden Powell de Aquino was a Brazilian film score composer, musician and guitarist. He had two children, Philippe Baden Powell and Louis Marcel Powell de Aquino.

His discography includes: Apresentando Baden Powell e seu violão, Um violão na madrugada, À vontade, Canto on Guitar, Le génie de Baden Powell, Canta Vinicius de Moraes e Paolo Cesar Pinheiro, Afro Sambas, Baden Powell & Filhos, Baden Powell & Trio (The Frankfurt Opera Concert) and Bossa Nova Guitarra Jubileu. Genres he performed: Choro.

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Grace Bumbry

Grace Bumbry (January 4, 1937 St. Louis-) is an American singer and actor.

Related albums: Aida and Macbeth.

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Paolo Conte

Paolo Conte (January 6, 1937 Asti-) a.k.a. Paulo Conte is an Italian singer, film score composer, pianist, composer and lawyer.

His albums include Paolo Conte, Aguaplano, Paolo Conte, Collezione, Jimmy, ballando, 900, Appunti Di Viaggio, Collezione 2, Concerti and Elegia. Genres related to him: Jazz and Chanson.

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David Del Tredici

David Del Tredici (March 16, 1937 Cloverdale-) otherwise known as Del Tredici, David is an American composer.

His albums: An Alice Symphony (Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra feat. conductor: Oliver Knussen, soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson), In Memory of a Summer Day (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin, soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson), Vintage Alice, Syzygy, Songs (ASKO Ensemble feat. conductor: Oliver Knussens, soprano: Lucy Shelton) and Final Alice (Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus feat. conductor: Georg Solti, soprano: Barbara Hendricks). Genres related to him: 20th-century classical music.

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Garth Hudson

Garth Hudson (August 2, 1937 Windsor-) also known as Eric Garth Hudson or Hudson, Garth is a Canadian organist, keyboard player, session musician, musician, songwriter, record producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, pianist and music teacher.

His discography includes: Live at the Wolf and Music for Our Lady Queen of the Angels. Genres he performed include Folk music, Jazz, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Country, Country rock and Americana.

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Bernie McGann

Bernie McGann (June 22, 1937 Granville-September 17, 2013) was an Australian saxophonist.

His albums include Playground. Genres: Jazz.

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Wanda Jackson

Wanda Jackson (October 20, 1937 Maud-) also known as The Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Lavonne Jackson, Wanda Jean Jackson or The First Lady of Rockabilly is an American singer, songwriter, film score composer and musician.

Her albums: Tears Will Be the Chaser for the Wine, Heartache, Les G Nies du Rock - Let's Have a Party, Let's Go!, Right or Wrong / Funnel of Love, Rockin' in the Country: The Best of Wanda Jackson, Santo Domingo: Deutschen Aufnahmen, Vintage Collections Series, Day Dreamin and There's a Party Goin' On. Genres: Rockabilly, Gospel music and Country.

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Frank Ifield

Frank Ifield (November 30, 1937 Coundon-) a.k.a. Francis Edward Ifield or Ifield, Frank is an English singer and actor.

His albums: Someone to Give My Love To / Ain't Gonna Take No for an Answer, The Best of Frank Ifield, The Best of the EMI Years, Nobody's Darlin' but Mine, I Remember You, Don't Blame Me, She Taught Me to Yodel, Remembering the Sixties, The Complete A-Sides and B-Sides and The Essential Collection. Genres he performed include Country, Traditional pop music and Easy listening.

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Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler (July 6, 1937 Chicago-) a.k.a. Chandler, Gene or Eugene Dixon is an American singer, record producer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Duke of Earl, Greatest Hits, Soul Master, Rainbow '80: A Golden Classics Edition, The Duke of Earl, Rainbow / You Threw a Lucky Punch, Nothing Can Stop Me / The Big Lie, Get Down, When You're # 1 and Show Me the Way to Go. His related genres: Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Wannes Van de Velde

Wannes Van de Velde (April 29, 1937 Antwerp-November 10, 2008 Antwerp) a.k.a. Van de Velde, Wannes or Willy Cecile Johannes Van de Velde was a Dutch singer, actor, composer, musician and poet.

His albums include Het beste van Wannes Van de Velde, In de maat van de Seizoenen, Een verzameling, Wannes Van de Velde, Intiem, Café met rooi' gordijnen and Wannes: Het Beste.

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Richard Hagopian

Richard Hagopian (April 3, 1937 California-) also known as Hagopian, Richard A. or Richard Avedis Hagopian is an American , .

His albums include Gypsy Fire and Armenian Music Through the Ages.

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Kenji Utsumi

Kenji Utsumi (August 26, 1937 Kitakyushu-June 13, 2013 Shinjuku) also known as Utsumi Kenji, Takaji Uchimi or 内海 賢二 was a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator. He had one child, Kentaro Utsumi.

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Tommy Hunter

Tommy Hunter (March 20, 1937 London-) a.k.a. Thomas James Hunter, Thomas James Hunter, CM, O.Ont or Thomas James "Tommy" Hunter is a Canadian singer, actor and musician.

Genres: Country.

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Chips Moman

Chips Moman (June 12, 1937 LaGrange-) also known as Moman, Chips or Lincoln Wayne "Chips" Moman is an American record producer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Bobby Cruz

Bobby Cruz (February 26, 1937 Hormigueros-) otherwise known as Roberto "Bobby" Cruz is a Puerto Rican singer, composer, musician and minister.

His albums: , , , The Best Of, Aguzate, Mano a Mano Melodico, Reconstruccion, Mambo Tata, El Bestial Sonido De Ricardo Ray Y Bobby Cruz and In Orbit. Genres he performed include Salsa music.

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Joseph Kobzon

Joseph Kobzon (September 11, 1937 Chasiv Yar-) otherwise known as Iosif Davydovich Kobzon, Иосиф Кобзон, Kobzon, Iosif or Kristalinskaya, Maya i Kobzon, Iosif is an Ukrainian singer. He has two children, Andrey Kobzon and Natalya Rappoport.

His albums: , , , , , , , , and .

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Keiko Abe

Keiko Abe (April 18, 1937 Tokyo-) also known as 安倍圭子, Abe Keiko, あべけいこ, 安倍 圭子, あべ けいこ or Abe, Keiko is a Japanese composer and percussionist.

Her albums: Marimba Fantasy and Solo Marimba Selections.

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Joseph Jarman

Joseph Jarman (September 14, 1937 Pine Bluff-) a.k.a. Jarman, Joseph is an American oboist.

His albums include Song For, The Magic Triangle, Black Paladins, Earth Passage – Density and Together Alone. Genres: Jazz.

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Clarence "Frogman" Henry

Clarence "Frogman" Henry (March 19, 1937 New Orleans-) also known as Clarance 'Frogman' Henry, Clarence Frogman Henry, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Clarence "Frog Man" Henry, Clarence Henry, Henry, Clarence "Frogman" or Clarence 'Frogmouth' Henry is an American singer.

His albums include Ain't Got No Home: The Best of Clarence "Frogman" Henry, You Always Hurt the One You Love, The Complete Argo Recordings and (I Don't Know Why) But I Do.

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Robert Moran

Robert Moran (January 8, 1937 Denver-) also known as Moran, Robert is an American , .

His albums: Mantra, The Juniper Tree and Desert of Roses, Open Veins, etc.. Genres: Chamber music, Ballet and Opera.

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Paul Peek

Paul Peek (June 23, 1937 High Point-April 3, 2001 Lithonia) otherwise known as Peek, Paul was an American musician.

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Bonnie Brown

Bonnie Brown (July 31, 1937 Sparkman-) is an American singer.

Her related genres: Country.

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J. D. Crowe

J. D. Crowe (August 27, 1937 Lexington-) also known as J.D. Crowe or James Dee Crowe is an American musician.

Discography: J.D. Crowe & The New South and Blackjack. Genres he performed include Bluegrass and Progressive bluegrass.

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Bob Montgomery

Bob Montgomery (May 12, 1937 Lampasas-December 4, 2014) also known as Montgomery, Bob, Bobby Montgomery or Montgomery, Bobby was an American record producer, songwriter and singer.

His albums: Holly in the Hills.

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Billie Jo Spears

Billie Jo Spears (January 14, 1937 Beaumont-December 14, 2011 Vidor) a.k.a. Billie Joe Spears, Billy Joe Spears, Billy Jo Spears or Spears, Billie Jo was an American singer.

Her albums include Country Girl: 20 Favourite Songs, Country, 20 Country Greats, Billie Jo Spears, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Billie Jo Spears Sings the Country Greats, Country Classics, Stand by Your Man, The Best of Billie Jo Spears and 20 Country Greats. Genres she performed include Country.

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Monica Zetterlund

Monica Zetterlund (September 20, 1937 Hagfors-May 12, 2005 Stockholm) a.k.a. Monika Zetterlund, Monica Z, Eva Monica Nilsson or Zetterlund, Monica was a Swedish singer and actor. Her child is called Eva-Lena Zetterlund.

Related albums: Monicas bästa, Det bästa med Monica Zetterlund, Den sista jäntan, Gyllene blad ur Monicas dagbok, It Only Happens Every Time, Make Mine Swedish Style, Monica Z, Sakta vi gå genom stan, Volym ett - More Than You Know (1957-1959) and Diamanter (disc 2: It Only Happens Every Time) (feat. The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra). Genres she performed include Vocal jazz.

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Sky Saxon

Sky Saxon (August 20, 1937 Salt Lake City-June 25, 2009 Austin) also known as Richard Marsh, Little Richie Marsh, Sky Sunlight Saxon or Saxon, Sky was an American musician and singer-songwriter.

Discography: ...In Search of Brighter Colors and World Fantastic. Genres: Rock music, Psychedelic rock and Garage rock.

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Reggie Workman

Reggie Workman (June 26, 1937 Philadelphia-) also known as Workman, Reggie is an American bassist and composer.

His albums: Berne Concert, Clapping Music, A Part and Reflections. Genres related to him: Jazz, Hard bop and Avant-garde jazz.

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Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones (June 2, 1937 Birmingham-August 2, 2012 Aberdeen) a.k.a. Jimmy "Handy Man" Jones, J. Jones, Jones, Jimmy, Jimmie Jones or Jones, Jimmie was an American songwriter and singer.

His albums include Handy Man / Good Timin', Good Timin': The Anthology and Good Timin': Collectors Gold, Volume 10. Genres he performed: Traditional pop music and Pop music.

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Ruth Laredo

Ruth Laredo (November 20, 1937 Detroit-May 25, 2005 New York City) a.k.a. Laredo, Ruth was an American pianist.

Her albums include The Complete Piano Sonatas.

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O'Kelly Isley, Jr.

O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (December 25, 1937 Cincinnati-March 31, 1986 Alpine) a.k.a. O'Kelly Isley or Isley, O'Kelly, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter.

Genres related to him: Rhythm and blues, Funk, Rock music, Soul music and Doo-wop.

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Gerardo Masana

Gerardo Masana (February 1, 1937 Banfield, Buenos Aires-November 11, 1973) was an Argentine musician.

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Yūzō Kayama

Yūzō Kayama (April 11, 1937 Kanagawa Prefecture-) also known as Yuzo Kayama, Kayama Yuzo, Naoaki Ikehata, Ikehata Naoaki, Kosaku Dan, Dan Kosaku, Kayama Yūzō, Yûzô Kayama, Kayama Yûzô, Dan Kohsaku, Kayama, Yuuzou or 池端直亮 is a Japanese actor, singer-songwriter, artist, musician and music artist. He has four children, Nobuhiro Ikehata, Tetsuo Yamashita, Mayuko Azusa and Emi Ikehata.

Related albums: 恋は紅いバラ, The Greatest Hits of KAYAMA YUZO and LOVE AGAIN.

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