TimeLine of Composers and Arrangers who created
works of Light Music, Easy Listening Music, Network Jingles,
Old-Time Radio Themes & Classic Television Themes


1850 - 1879

  • November 6, 1854 - John Phillip Sousa born in Washington, D.C.
  • April 12, 1859 - Emil Ascher (music publisher) born in Hamburg, Germany
  • May 14, 1872 - J. S. Zamecnik (John Stepan Zamecnik) born in Cleveland, Ohio


1880 - 1889

  • March 6, 1885 - Rosario Bourdon (Joseph Charles Rosario Bourdon) born in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
  • April 29, 1885 - Wallingford Riegger born in Albany, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • September 27, 1885 - Clarence Wheeler (Clarence E. Wheeler) born in Walnut, Kansas
  • May 10, 1888 - Max Steiner (Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner) born in Vienna, Austria
  • December 26, 1888 - Louis E. De Francesco born in Ales, Sardinia, Italy
  • May 20, 1889 - Felix Arndt born in New York City, New York
  • November 3, 1889 - Gus Haenschen (Walter Gustave Haenschen) born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • December 25, 1889 - Nathaniel Shilkret (born Naftule Schüldkraut) in New York City, New York


1890 - 1899

  • February 26, 1891 - Josef Bonime (aka: Joseph Bonime) born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • May 22, 1891 - Lucien Cailliet born in Dijon, France
  • November 10, 1891 - Carl Stalling (Carl William Stalling) born in Lexington, Missouri
  • May 8, 1893 - Charles Williams (born Isaac Cozerbreit) in London, England, UK
  • October 2, 1893 - Leroy Shield (aka: Roy Shield) born in Waseca, Minnesota
  • May 10, 1894 - Dimitri Tiomkine (aka: Dimitri Tiomkin) born in The Ukraine
  • June 15, 1894 - Robert Russell Bennett (aka: Russell Bennett) born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • June 17, 1894 - Harold A. Levey born in New York City, New York
  • June 26, 1894 - William ("Bill") Wirges (William Francis Wirges) [music publisher] born in Buffalo, New York
  • August 12, 1894 - Leonard Joy (Leonard Wakefield Joy) born in Claremont, New Hampshire
  • May 18, 1895 - Lew White born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • November 22, 1895 - Alexander László [born Sándor ("Sán") Totis] in Budapest, Hungary
  • December 2, 1895 - Jesse J. Crawford born in Woodland, California
  • January 14, 1896 - Hans Salter (Hans Julius Salter) born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 29, 1897 - Erich Wolfgang Korngold born in Bruenn, Czechoslovakia
  • June 23, 1897 - Terig Tucci born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • August 2, 1897 - Eddie Dunstedter (Edward Jacob Dunstedter) born in Edwardsville, Illinois
  • September 16, 1897 - Milt Franklyn (Milton J. Franklyn) born in New York City, New York
  • September 14, 1898 - Harry Salter born in Bucharest, Romania
  • December 25, 1898 - Isadore ("Izzy") Friedman born in Linton, Indiana
  • May 13, 1899 - David Broekman (David Rendrines Broekman) born in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands


1900 - 1904

  • January 28, 1900 - Mahlon Merrick (aka: Gene LeGrande) (born Mahlon Legrand Merrick) in Farmington, Iowa
  • February 20, 1900 - Amadeo De Filippi born in Ariano Irpino, Avellino, Italy
  • February 20, 1900 - Richard Himber born in Newark, New Jersey
  • March 27, 1900 - Jack Beaver [born John ("Jack") Beauer] in Clapham, London, England, UK
  • August 28, 1900 - Rudy Schrager (born Rudolph Noachim Schrager) in Czernowitz, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary
  • December 17, 1900 - Norman L. Cloutier born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • December 30, 1900 - Joe Dubin (Joseph Simon Dubin) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • August 8, 1900 - Victor Young born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 24, 1901 - Lucien Moraweck (Lucien Alfred E. Moraweck) born in Belfort, Franche-Comté, France
  • May 31, 1901 - Alfredo Antonini born in Milan, Italy
  • July 14, 1901 - William Meeder (aka: Bill Meeder) (William Henry Meeder Sr.) born in West Orange, New Jersey
  • August 30, 1901 - Conrad Salinger born in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • September 15, 1901 - Romelle Fay (Romelle Fay Alford Mekar) born in Elroy, Wisconsin
  • September 16, 1901 - Roger Barsotti born in London, England, UK
  • October 20, 1901 - Frank Churchill (Frank Edwin Churchill) born in Rumford, Maine
  • December 23, 1901 - André Kostelanetz (Abram Naumovych Kostelanetz) born in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1902 - Ken Warner (born Onslow Boyden Waldo Warner) in Chiswick, London, England, UK
  • May 24, 1902 - Wilbur J. Hatch born in Mokena, Illinois
  • June 2, 1902 - Rosa Rio (born Elizabeth Raub) in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • June 18, 1902 - Louis Alter born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • June 28, 1902 - Richard Rodgers (Richard Charles Rodgers) born in New York City, New York
  • August 3, 1902 - Ray Bloch (Raymond Arthur Bloch) born in Alsace-Lorraine, France
  • August 3, 1902 - David Buttolph (James David Buttolph Jr.) born in New York City, New York
  • August 23, 1902 - Charles F. Paul born in New York City, New York
  • October 1, 1902 - Joe Rines (Joseph Rines) born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • February 10, 1903 - Lewis Allan (born Abel Meeropol) in Bronx, New York City, New York
  • March 11, 1903 - Lawrence Welk born in Strasburg, North Dakota
  • July 26, 1903 - Donald Voorhees (Donald D. Voorhees) born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • November 30, 1903 - Frank J. Worth born in Debrecen, Hungary
  • December 9, 1903 - Matty Malneck (Matty Michael Malneck) born in Newark, New Jersey
  • January 1, 1904 - Lou Kosloff born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 15, 1904 - Bert Shefter (Bert Abram Shefter) born in Poltova, Russia (now The Ukraine)
  • April 13, 1904 - Peter Van Steeden Jr. born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • November 7, 1904 - Helmy Kresa born in Meissen, Germany
  • December 31, 1904 - George Basil ("Buzz") Adlam born in Chelmsford, England, UK


1905 - 1907

  • April 3, 1905 - T. Marvin Hatley (Thomas Marvin Hatley) born in Reed, Oklahoma
  • April 7, 1905 - Herb Spencer (Herbert Winfield Spencer) born in Santiago, Chile
  • August 3, 1905 - Gaylord Carter (Gaylord Beach Carter) born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • November 1, 1905 - Eric Siday born in Croyden, London, England, UK
  • December 31, 1905 - Jule Styne born in London, England, UK
  • January 31, 1906 - Benjamin Frankel born in London, England, UK
  • February 3, 1906 - Paul Sawtell born in Gross Gilve, Prussia, Poland (now Germany)
  • June 6, 1906 - John Gart (aka: John Marion) born in Poland
  • June 28, 1906 - Anne Leaf (aka: Ann Leaf) born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • September 28, 1906 - Jack Meakin (John Brunker Meakin) born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • December 29, 1906 - Henri René (born Harold M. Kirchstein) in New York City, New York
  • March 26, 1907 - Leigh Harline (Leigh Adrian Harline) born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • April 12, 1907 - Ivan Ditmars (Ivan Dale Ditmars) born in Olympia, Washington
  • April 18, 1907 - Miklós Rózsa born in Budapest, Hungary
  • June 5, 1907 - D'Artega (aka: Alfonso D'Artega) (born Alfonso Armando Antonio D'Artega-Fernandez) in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • June 21, 1907 - John Rox (born John Jefferson Barber Herring) in Des Moines, Iowa
  • September 30, 1907 - Harry Bluestone (born Harold B. Blostein) in London, England, UK
  • October 1, 1907 - Felton Rapley (aka: Peter Barrington) (Edmund Felton Rapley) born in Gosport, South Hampshire, England, UK


1908 - 1909

  • January 7, 1908 - Eliot Daniel (Eliot Howard Daniel) born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • February 25, 1908 - George Duning (George William Duning) born in Richmond, Indiana
  • March 27, 1908 - Semprini (aka: Alberto Semprini) (born Fernando Riccardo Alberto Semprini) in Bath, England, UK
  • April 7, 1908 - Percy Faith born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • April 18, 1908 - Eric Spear born in Croyden, London, England, UK
  • May 19, 1908 - David Marvin Gordon [music publisher] (aka: Melvyn Lenard) born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • June 5, 1908 - Sidney Torch (born Sidney Torchinsky) in London, England, UK
  • June 29, 1908 - Leroy Anderson born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • July 18, 1908 - Barry Gray born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK
  • August 5, 1908 - Vick Knight (Vick R. Knight) born in Moundsville, West Virginia
  • August 19, 1908 - Spud Murphy (born Lyle Murphy) in Berlin, Germany
  • August 20, 1908 - Raoul Kraushaar [production music packager] born in Paris, France
  • August 25, 1908 - Ray Heindorf (Raymond John Heindorf) born in Haverstraw, New York
  • September 6, 1908 - Paul Lavalle (born Joseph Usifer) in Beacon, New York
  • September 10, 1908 - Raymond Scott (aka: Harry Warnow) (born Harold Warnow) in Brooklyn, New York
  • September 14, 1908 - Bernie Green (born Bernard Greenwald) in New York City, New York
  • October 10, 1908 - Johnny Green (John Waldo Green) born in New York City, New York
  • October 18, 1908 - René Garriguenc born in Vesoul, Franche-Comté, France
  • 1909 - Austen Croom-Johnson (aka: Ginger Johnson) (born Austen Herbert Croom-Johnson) in Cumberland, England, UK
  • January 13, 1909 - Leith Stevens (Leith A. Stevens) born in Mount Moriah, Missouri
  • March 1, 1909 - Winston Sharples (Winston Singleton Sharples Sr.) born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • March 25, 1909 - Jerry Livingston (Jerry Levinson) born in Denver, Colorado
  • April 14, 1909 - Jack Shaindlin born in Qarasubazar (now Bilohirsk), Crimea, Ukraine (now Russia)
  • May 1, 1909 - George Melachrino (George Miltiades Melachrino) born in London, England, UK
  • May 1, 1909 - Charles Koff born in Duryea, Pennsylvania
  • May 13, 1909 - Ken Darby (Kenneth Lorin Darby) born in Hebron, Nebraska
  • June 4, 1909 - Frederick Herbert born in New York City, New York
  • June 23, 1909 - Clive Richardson born in Paris, France
  • August 13, 1909 - Lyn Murray (born Lionel Breeze) in London, England, UK
  • August 15, 1909 - Hugo Winterhalter (Hugo Frank Winterhalter Jr.) born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • September 13, 1909 - Leith Stevens (Leith A. Stevens) born in Mount Moriah, Missouri
  • September 15, 1909 - Chet Kingsbury (Chester Fredericks Kingsbury) born in New York City, New York
  • September 24, 1909 - Carl Sigman born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York
  • November 3, 1909 - Herbert Haufrecht born in New York City, New York


1910 - 1911

  • January 23, 1910 - Walter Greene (Walter Wesley Greene) born in Tarkio, Missouri
  • February 15, 1910 - Wladimir Selinsky (aka: Ward Sills) born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • May 8, 1910 - Nathan Van Cleave (Nathan Lang Van Cleave) born in Bayfield, Wisconsin
  • June 5, 1910 - William Loose (aka: Bill Loose) (William George Loose) born in Wyandotte, Michigan
  • June 15, 1910 - David D. Rose (aka: Dave Rose) born in London, England, UK
  • July 2, 1910 - Jeff Alexander (Myer Goodhue Alexander) born in Seattle, Washington
  • July 18, 1910 - Lou Busch (aka: Joe "Fingers" Carr) (born Louis Ferdinand Busch) in Louisville, Kentucky
  • October 1, 1910 - Paul Baron (born Paul Girlando) in Baltimore, Maryland
  • October 14, 1910 - Dave Kahn (born David Kohn) in Duluth, Minnesota
  • December 4, 1910 - Alex North born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • December 12, 1910 - Morris Mamorsky born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • March 18, 1911 - Rex Koury (Rex S. Koury) born in London, England, UK
  • March 18, 1911 - William ("Bill") Lava (William B. Lava) born St. Paul, Minnesota
  • June 29, 1911 - Bernard Herrmann (born Max Herrmann) in New York City, New York
  • July 11, 1911 - Gus Levene (born Gershun Levene) in Dallas, Texas
  • July 19, 1911 - Phil Green (Harry Philip Green) born in Whitechapel, London, England, UK
  • August 5, 1911 - Roger Roger born in Rouen, Upper Normandy, France
  • September 20, 1911 - Frank De Vol born in Moundsville, West Virginia
  • October 1, 1911 - Irwin Kostal born in Chicago, Illinois
  • October 19, 1911 - George Cates born in New York City, New York


1912 - 1914

  • March 12, 1912 - Paul Weston (born Paul R. Wetstein Jr.) in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • August 4, 1912 - David Raksin born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • October 3, 1912 - Mort Greene (born Morton S. Greenburger) in Cleveland, Ohio
  • November 11, 1912 - Hal Hopper (Harold Stevens Hopper) born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • November 27, 1912 - Muzzy Marcellino (Maurice Marcellino) born in San Francisco, California
  • December 2, 1912 - Harry Sukman born in Chicago, Illinois
  • February 13, 1913 - King Palmer (Cedric King Palmer) born in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, UK
  • June 7, 1913 - Harry Geller (aka: Lionel Supran) (born Harold Max Sitkovetsky) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • June 7, 1913 - George F. Tibbles (George Frederick Tibbles) born in New York City, New York
  • October 1, 1913 - Charles Randolph Grean born in New York City, New York
  • October 8, 1913 - Walter Schumann born in New York City, New York
  • November 25, 1913 - Lou Holzer born in Chicago, Illinois
  • February 10, 1914 - Larry Adler (Lawrence Cecil Adler) born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • February 14, 1914 - George Kleinsinger born in San Bernardino, California
  • March 22, 1914 - Sonny Burke (born Joseph Francis Burke) in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • May 7, 1914 - Jack M. Elliot (John M. Elliot) born in Gowanda, New York
  • May 9, 1914 - Frank Chacksfield (Francis Charles Chacksfield) born in Battle, East Sussex, England, UK
  • June 5, 1914 - Stan Jones (Stanley Davis Jones) born in Douglas, Arizona
  • June 19, 1914 - Leon Klatzkin (Leon Steven Klatzkin) born in New York City, New York
  • June 26, 1914 - Richard Maltby (Richard Eldridge Maltby Sr.) born in Chicago, Illinois
  • July 3, 1914 - George Bruns (George Edward Bruns) born in Sandy, Oregon
  • August 15, 1914 - Carl Brandt (Carl Edwin Brandt) born in Sacramento, California
  • August 28, 1914 - Glenn Osser (aka: Abe Osser) (Abraham Arthur Osser) born in Munising, Michigan
  • October 21, 1914 - Joseph Mullendore (Joseph Milton Mullendore Jr.) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1915 - 1917

  • January 28, 1915 - Kermit Goell born in Brooklyn, New York
  • February 4, 1915 - Ray Evans (Raymond Bernard Evans) born in Salamanca, New York
  • February 14, 1915 - Irving Gordon born in Brooklyn, New York
  • March 28, 1915 - Jay Livingston (born Jacob Harold Levison) in McDonald, Pennsylvania
  • May 2, 1915 - Van Alexander (born Alexander Van Vliet Feldman) in New York City, New York
  • May 19, 1915 - Irving Gertz born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • June 9, 1915 - Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss) in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • September 15, 1915 - Jack Fascinato (born Arthur Lawrence Fascinato) in Bevier, Missouri
  • November 25, 1915 - Stanley Wilson (Stanley J. Wilson) born in New York City, New York
  • December 25, 1915 - Pete Rugolo (born Pietro Rugolo) in San Pietro Patti, Italy
  • January 4, 1916 - Lionel Newman born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • January 9, 1916 - Vic Mizzy (Victor Mizzy) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • January 25, 1916 - Albert Glasser born in Chicago, Illinois
  • February 13, 1916 - Albert Harris born in London, England, UK
  • February 26, 1916 - Jackie Gleason (born John Herbert Gleason) in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York
  • May 14, 1916 - Skip Martin (born Lloyd Vernon Martin) in Robinson, Illinois
  • November 6, 1916 - Ray Conniff (Joseph Raymond Conniff) born in Attleboro, Massachusetts
  • November 10, 1916 - Billy May (born Edward William May Jr.) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • February 2, 1917 - Ronald Hanmer (Ronald Charles Douglas Hanmer) born in Reigate, Surrey, England, UK
  • March 23, 1917 - Johnny Guarnieri (John Albert Guarnieri) born in New York City, New York
  • May 9, 1917 - Richard Shores (Richard Warren Shores) born in Rockville, Indiana
  • June 7, 1917 - Joe Lubin (Joseph Lubinsky) born in London, England, UK
  • June 28, 1917 - Wilfred Burns (born Bernard Wilfred Harris) in Kington, Herefordshire, England, UK
  • July 24, 1917 - Robert Farnon (Robert Joseph Farnon) born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada


1918- 1919

  • January 4, 1918 - Buddy Baker (born Norman Dale Baker) in Springfield, Missouri
  • January 9, 1918 - Buddy Weed (born Harold Eugene Weed) in Ossining, New York
  • January 18, 1918 - Richard LaSalle (Richard William LaSalle) born in Louisville, Colorado
  • January 27, 1918 - Skitch Henderson (born Lyle Russel Henderson) in Halstad, Minnesota
  • January 28, 1918 - Bob Hilliard (born Hilliard Goldsmith) in New York City, New York
  • February 7, 1918 - Eugene Cines (Eugene Seymour Cines) born in New York City, New York
  • April 20, 1918 - Herschel Burke Gilbert born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • July 10, 1918 - Jack Easton (John Easton) born in New York City, New York
  • August 3, 1918 - Les Elgart born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • August 25, 1918 - Leonard Bernstein (born Louis Bernstein) in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • September 15, 1918 - Max Harris (Max D. Harris) born in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, UK
  • October 11, 1918 - Ray Martin (aka: Raymond Stuart Martin) (born Kurt Kohn) in Vienna, Austria
  • December 2, 1918 - Milton DeLugg born in Los Angeles, California
  • February 13, 1919 - Tennessee Ernie Ford (born Ernest Jennings Ford) in Bristol, Tennessee
  • February 24, 1919 - Dick Charles (born Richard Charles Krieg) in Newark, New Jersey
  • March 6, 1919 - Bernie Wayne (born Bernard Weitzner) in Paterson, New Jersey
  • May 22, 1919 - Don Ferris (born Dominic Anthony Frissore) in Boonton, New Jersey
  • June 23, 1919 - John P. Atherton (John Peter Atherton) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • July 9, 1919 - Earle Hagen (Earle Harry Hagen) born in Chicago, Illinois
  • December 10, 1919 - Alexander Courage (Alexander Mair Courage Jr.) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1920 - 1922

  • January 14, 1920 - Kurt Rehfeld (born Kurt Reinhold) in Aufhausen (now Bopfingen), Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • January 27, 1920 - Helmut Zacharias (Helmuth Zacharias) born in Berlin, Germany
  • February 13, 1920 - Boudleaux Bryant (Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant) born in Shellman, Georgia
  • February 27, 1920 - José Melis (José Melis-Guiu) born in Havana, Cuba
  • March 27, 1920 - Richard Hayman born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • May 11, 1920 - Kermit Levinsky (aka: Kermit Leslie) born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • August 15, 1920 - Stanley Keyawa (Stanley J. Keyawa) born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • December 6, 1920 - Dave Brubeck (David Warren Brubeck) born in Concord, California
  • April 19, 1921 - Robert Maxwell born in New York City, New York
  • May 27, 1921 - Ivor Slaney born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, UK
  • June 1, 1921 - Nelson Riddle (Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.) born in Oradell, New Jersey
  • July 30, 1921 - Guenther Kauer (Guenther Max Kauer) born in Wieda, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • August 3, 1921 - Richard Adler born in New York City, New York
  • December 15, 1921 - Emil Cadkin (Emil M. Cadkin) born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • December 26, 1921 - Steve Allen (born Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen) in New York City, New York
  • March 13, 1922 - Les Baxter (Leslie Baxter) born in Mexia, Texas
  • March 20, 1922 - Larry Elgart born in New London, Connecticut
  • April 4, 1922 - Elmer Bernstein (Elmer W. Bernstein) born in New York City, New York
  • April 12, 1922 - Edwin Astley (Edwin Thomas Astley) born in Warrington, England, UK
  • June 17, 1922 - Jerry Fielding (born Joshua Itzhak Feldman) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • June 21, 1922 - Wade Denning (Wade Fulton Denning Jr.) born in Albermarle, North Carolina
  • August 11, 1922 - Ron Grainer (Ronald Erle Grainer) born in Atherton, Queensland, Australia
  • September 9, 1922 - Hoyt Curtin (Hoyt Stoddard Curtin) born in Downey, California
  • September 12, 1922 - Harry Betts (Harold Richard Betts) born in New York City, New York
  • September 20, 1922 - Frank Comstock (Frank G. Comstock) born in San Diego, California
  • October 29, 1922 - Neal Hefti (Neal Paul Hefti) born in Hastings, Nebraska


1923 - 1924

  • February 19, 1923 - Marshall Barer (Marshall Louis Barer) born in Astoria, Queens, New York
  • February 24, 1923 - Fred Steiner (Frederick Steiner) born in New York City, New York
  • July 28, 1923 - Ray Ellis (Raymond Spencer Ellis) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • September 21, 1923 - Dick Boyell (Richard S. Boyell) born in Chicago, Illinois
  • October 16, 1923 - Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert) in Hamburg, Germany
  • October 25, 1923 - Don Banks (Donald Oscar Banks) born in South Melbourne, Australia
  • February 19, 1924 - André Popp born in Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée, France
  • February 27, 1924 - Trevor Duncan (born Leonard Charles Trebilco) in London, England, UK
  • April 16, 1924 - Henry Mancini (born Enrico Nicola Mancini) in Cleveland, Ohio
  • June 20, 1924 - Chet Atkins (born Chester Burton Atkins) in Union County, Tennessee
  • July 20, 1924 - Mort Garson (Morton S. Garson) born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • August 2, 1924 - Joe Harnell (Joseph Harnell) born in Bronx, New York City, New York
  • August 22, 1924 - Bob Thompson (Robert Lamar Thompson) born in San Jose, California
  • September 19, 1924 - Ernest Tomlinson born in Lancashire, England, UK
  • October 18, 1924 - Allyn Ferguson (Allyn Malcolm Ferguson Jr.) born in San Jose, California
  • October 26, 1924 - Bob Cobert (Robert William Cobert) born in New York City, New York
  • October 28, 1924 - Edward Kean (aka: Eddie Kean) (Edward George Kean) born in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • December 24, 1924 - J. F. Kuhn (Joseph Francis Kuhn) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1925 - 1929

  • January 23, 1925 - Marty Paich (Martin Louis Paich) born in Oakland, California
  • February 7, 1925 - Marius Constant born in Bucharest, Romania
  • February 26, 1925 - Caesar Giovannini born in Chicago, Illinois
  • April 22, 1925 - Lou Garisto (Louis Albert Garisto) born in New York City, New York
  • May 10, 1925 - Acquaviva (aka: Tony Acquaviva) (born Anthony Michael Acquaviva) in Beacon, New York
  • June 18, 1925 - Johnny Pearson (John Valmore Pearson) born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
  • October 10, 1925 - Eddie Layton (Edward M. Layton) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • October 27, 1925 - Sascha Burland (born Granville Alexander Burland) in New York City, New York
  • April 30, 1926 - Buddy Arnold (born Arnold Buddy Grishaver) in The Bronx, New York City, New York
  • August 7, 1926 - Stan Freberg (Stanley Victor Freberg) born in Pasadena, California
  • September 23, 1926 - Richard Markowitz (Richard Allen Markowitz) born in Santa Monica, California
  • February 5, 1927 - Robert Allen (Robert Allen Deitcher) born in Troy, New York
  • February 7, 1927 - Laurie Johnson (Laurence Reginald Ward Johnson) born in Hampstead, London, England, UK
  • March 8, 1927 - Dick Hyman (Richard Roven Hyman) born in New York City, New York
  • March 29, 1927 - Gene Bianco (Eugene B. Capobianco) born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • May 8, 1927 - Ralph Carmichael born in Quincy, Illinois
  • May 27, 1927 - Nick Acquaviva (Nicholas Paul Acquaviva) born in Beacon, New York
  • August 6, 1927 - Jack Z. Elliott (born Irwin Elliott Zucker) in Hartford, Connecticut
  • September 10, 1927 - Johnny Keating (John Keating) born in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • November 17, 1927 - Robert Drasnin born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • January 30, 1928 - Mitch Leigh (born Irwin Michnick) in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 10, 1928 - Robert Arthur born in Flushing, Queens, New York
  • May 12, 1928 - Burt Bacharach (Burt Freeman Bacharach) born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • June 7, 1928 - Charles Strouse born in New York City, New York
  • August 30, 1928 - Johnny Mann (John Russell Mann) born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • January 30, 1929 - Morton Stevens (aka: Mort Stevens) born in Newark, New Jersey
  • February 10, 1929 - Jerry Goldsmith (Jerrald King Goldsmith) born in Pasadena, California
  • February 24, 1929 - Charles Albertine born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • April 18, 1929 - Walter Levinsky (aka: Walt Levinsky, Walter Leslie) born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • June 14, 1929 - Cy Coleman (born Seymour Kaufman) in New York City, New York


1930 - 1939

  • May 11, 1930 - Gordon Langford (born Gordon Maris Colman) in Edgware, Middlesex, England, UK
  • July 9, 1930 - Buddy Bregman (born Louis I. Bregman II) in Chicago, Illinois
  • June 17, 1931 - Dominic Frontiere born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • January 13, 1932 - Lan O'Kun born in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • February 8, 1932 - John Towner Williams (aka: Johnny Williams) born in Floral Park, Long Island, New York
  • June 21, 1932 - Lalo Schifrin (born Boris Claudio Schifrin) in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • July 11, 1932 - Billy Davis (Roquel Billy Davis) born in Detroit, Michigan
  • April 16, 1933 - Perry Botkin Jr. (Perry Lafayette Botkin Jr.) born in New York City, New York
  • June 26, 1934 - Dave Grusin (Robert David Grusin) born in Littleton, Colorado
  • March 15, 1936 - Howard Greenfield born in Brooklyn, New York
  • November 7, 1936 - Jimmie Haskell (born Sheridan Pearlman) in Brooklyn, New York
  • November 11, 1936 - Jack Keller (Jack Walter Keller) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • January 31, 1937 - Steve Karmen (Stephen Karmen) born in The Bronx, New York City, New York
  • April 23, 1939 - Patrick Williams (aka: Pat Williams) (born Patrick Moody Williams) in Bonne Terre, Missouri


1940 - 1950

  • October 30, 1940 - Charles Fox (Charles Ira Fox) born in New York City, New York
  • April 1, 1942 - Frank Gari (born Frank Daniel Garofalo) in New York City, New York
  • July 25, 1943 - Tom Dawes (Thomas W. Dawes) born in Albany, New York
  • September 1, 1945 - Edd Kalehoff (Edward Woodley Kalehoff Jr.) born in Jackson, Mississippi


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