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Claim To Fame : Musicians and Composers

5,008 memorials found


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Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong

4 Aug 1901 – 6 Jul 1971

Jazz Musician. Born in the slums of segregated...

Ludwig van Beethoven

c.16 Dec 1770 – 26 Mar 1827

Composer, Pianist. Beethoven was born in Bonn,...

Bix Beiderbecke

10 Mar 1903 – 6 Aug 1931

Jazz Musician. With the bands of

Irving Berlin

11 May 1888 – 22 Sep 1989

Composer. Born Israel Isidore Beilin, in...

Hector Berlioz

11 Dec 1803 – 8 Mar 1869

Composer, Conductor, Critic. One of music's great...

Georges Bizet

25 Oct 1838 – 3 Jun 1875

Composer. He wrote "Carmen" (1875), one of the...

Connee Boswell

3 Dec 1907 – 11 Oct 1976

Jazz Singer, Actress. She was one of the "Boswell...

Johannes Brahms

7 May 1833 – 3 Apr 1897

Composer. He ranks as one of the major figures of...

Maybelle “Mother” Addington Carter

10 May 1909 – 23 Oct 1978

Country Music Singer. Known as "Mother Maybelle,"...

Frédéric Chopin

c.1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849

Composer, Pianist. The Romantic movement's "Poet...

Frederic Chopin

1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849

Composer, Pianist. The Romantic movement's "Poet...

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwrriter, and Pioneer....

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwriter, and Pioneer. She...

John William Coltrane

23 Sep 1926 – 17 Jul 1967

Jazz Musician. Legendary and acclaimed jazz...

Russ Columbo

14 Jan 1908 – 2 Sep 1934

Singer and Actor. He was born, Ruggiero Eugenio di...

Bing Crosby

3 May 1903 – 14 Oct 1977

Actor, Singer. He is best remembered for his many...

Miles Davis

26 May 1926 – 28 Sep 1991

Jazz Musician. The son of a middle-class dentist...

Jimmy Dorsey

29 Feb 1904 – 12 Jun 1957

Musician, Band leader. He was overshadowed by his...

Tommy Dorsey

19 Nov 1905 – 26 Nov 1956

Musician, Big-Band leader. He was by far the most...

Nelson Eddy

29 Jun 1901 – 6 Mar 1967

Singer and Actor. He is best remembered for his...

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