This website is maintained by
 



on behalf of the Moose Nobel Committee of H.U.M.S.
  


  
 
HOME

 
  Several thousand
  songs and
  compositions by
  Moose Nobel music
  prize winners appear
  on the Gold Standard
  Song List.
 


 
  ► News
  
  ►
Moose Nobel Laureates
      Sorted by YEAR
  

  ►
Moose Nobel Laureates
      Sorted by ARTIST
 

  ►
Moose Nobel Laureates
      Sorted by GENRE

  
  ►
Story of the Moose Nobel
      Prize in Music

  
  
How the Winners Are
      Selected

 
 
About H.U.M.S.
  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Top

 

 

   
  Moose Nobel Laureates, Sorted by
  GENRE (Sub-sorted by Year)


 

ARTIST

YEAR

   GENRE

Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897 - 1929, blues singer and guitarist

1927

Blues

Smith, Pine Top, 1904 - 1929, blues and jazz pianist and singer

1928

Blues

Leadbelly, 1885 - 1949, blues singer and 12-string guitarist

1931

Blues

Patton, Charley, 1887 - 1934, blues songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1932

Blues

Johnson, Tommy, 1896 - 1956, blues songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1933

Blues

Carr, Leroy, 1905 - 1935, blues singer and pianist

1934

Blues

Smith, Bessie, 1894 - 1937, blues and jazz singer

1936

Blues

Handy, W. C., 1873 - 1958, blues songwriter and band leader

1937

Blues

Johnson, Robert, 1911 - 1938, blues singer and guitarist

1937

Blues

Rainey, Ma, 1886 - 1939, blues and jazz singer

1938

Blues

Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893 - 1958, blues singer and guitarist

1940

Blues

Memphis Minnie, 1897 - 1973, blues singer and guitarist

1941

Blues

Hurt, Mississippi John, 1894 - 1966, blues singer and guitarist

1944

Blues

Williamson, the Original Sonny Boy, 1914 - 1948, blues singer and harmonica player

1947

Blues

McTell, Blind Willie, 1898 - 1959, blues singer and guitarist

1948

Blues

House, Son, 1902 - 1988, blues singer and guitarist

1955

Blues

Turner, Big Joe, 1911 - 1985, blues and R & B singer

1963

Blues

Howlin' Wolf, 1910 - 1976, blues singer, songwriter, and harmonica player

1964

Blues

Walker, T-Bone, 1910 - 1975, blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter

1964

Blues

Dixon, Willie, 1915 - 1992, blues songwriter, bassist, and singer

1968

Blues

Joplin, Janis, 1943 - 1970, blues, rock, and soul singer and bandleader

1969

Blues

Waters, Muddy, 1915 - 1983. blues singer and guitarist

1972

Blues

King, B. B., 1925 - , blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter

1984

Blues

James, Etta, 1938 - , blues singer

2005

Blues

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813 - Jan 27, 1901, composer and vocalist in the guise of a Swedish moose

1901

Classical

Wolf, Hugo, 1860 - 1903, composer

1901

Classical

Dvorák, Antonín, 1841 - 1904, composer

1902

Classical

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai, 1844 - 1908, composer

1902

Classical

Bruch, Max, 1838 - 1920, composer

1903

Classical

Grieg, Edvard, 1843 - 1907, composer and conductor

1904

Classical

Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854 - 1921, composer and educator

1904

Classical

Sousa, John Philip, 1854 - 1932, marching band composer and conductor

1905

Classical

Elgar, Sir Edward, 1857 - 1934, composer

1906

Classical

Lehmann, Lilli, 1848 - 1929, soprano

1907

Classical

MacDowell, Edward 1860 - 1908, composer, pianist, and educator

1907

Classical

Mahler, Gustav, 1860 - 1911, composer and conductor

1908

Classical

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan, 1860 - 1941, pianist and composer

1909

Classical

Somervell, Sir Arthur, 1863 - 1937, composer and educator

1909

Classical

Melba, Dame Nellie, 1861 - 1931, soprano

1910

Classical

Debussy, Claude, 1862 - 1918, composer

1911

Classical

Janácek, Leoš, 1854 - 1928, composer

1911

Classical

Puccini, Giacomo, 1858 - 1924, composer

1911

Classical

Delius, Frederick, 1862 - 1934, composer

1912

Classical

Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835 - 1921, composer and organist

1912

Classical

Stanford, Sir Charles Villiers, 1852 - 1924, composer and conductor

1913

Classical

Strauss, Richard, 1864 - 1949, composer and conductor

1913

Classical

Scriabin, Aleksandr, 1872 - 1915, composer and pianist

1914

Classical

Sibelius, Jean, 1865 -1957, composer

1914

Classical

Satie, Erik, 1866 - 1925, composer and pianist

1915

Classical

Toscanini, Arturo, 1867 - 1967, conductor

1915

Classical

Nielsen, Carl, 1865 - 1931, composer

1916

Classical

Schenker, Heinrich, 1868 - 1935, music theorist

1917

Classical

Caruso, Enrico, 1873 - 1921, tenor

1918

Classical

Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873 - 1943, composer, pianist, and conductor

1919

Classical

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874 - 1951, composer

1921

Classical

Ives, Charles, 1874 - 1954, composer

1922

Classical

Ravel, Maurice, 1875 - 1937, composer

1923

Classical

Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872 - 1958, composer, educator, and conductor

1923

Classical

Kreisler, Fritz, 1875 - 1962, violinist and composer

1924

Classical

Casals, Pablo, 1876 - 1973, cellist, conductor, and composer

1925

Classical

Beecham, Sir Thomas, 1879 - 1961, conductor

1926

Classical

Bartók, Béla, 1881 - 1945, composer, pianist, and ethnomusicologist

1927

Classical

Bloch, Ernest, 1880 - 1959, composer and educator

1927

Classical

Kodály, Zoltán, 1882 - 1967, composer and ethnomusicologist

1929

Classical

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882 - 1977, conductor

1930

Classical

Grainger, Percy, 1882 - 1961, composer and pianist

1931

Classical

McCormack, John, 1884 - 1945, tenor

1934

Classical

Rubinstein, Artur, 1887 - 1982, pianist (not Anton, who died in 1894, alas)

1935

Classical

Stravinsky, Igor, 1882 - 1971, composer

1935

Classical

Toch, Ernst, 1887 - 1964, composer and educator

1935

Classical

Lehmann, Lotte, 1888 - 1976, soprano

1936

Classical

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887 - 1959, composer

1936

Classical

Webern, Anton, 1883 - 1945, composer and conductor

1937

Classical

Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891 - 1953, composer

1938

Classical

Bliss, Sir Arthur, 1891 - 1975, composer

1939

Classical

Boulanger, Nadia, 1887 - 1979, educator, composer, and conductor

1939

Classical

MacMillan, Sir Ernest, 1893 - 1973, conductor and composer

1941

Classical

Hindemith, Paul, 1895 - 1963, composer, educator, and conductor

1944

Classical

Piston, Walter, 1894 - 1976, composer and educator

1944

Classical

Segovia, Andrés, 1893 - 1987, Spanish guitarist

1944

Classical

Klemperer, Otto, 1895 - 1973, conductor

1945

Classical

Orff, Carl, 1895 - 1982, composer and educator

1945

Classical

Heifetz, Jascha, 1901 - 1987, violinist

1946

Classical

Sessions, Roger, 1896 - 1985, composer and educator

1946

Classical

Copland, Aaron, 1900 - 1990, composer, pianist, and conductor

1947

Classical

Harris, Roy, 1898 - 1979, composer

1948

Classical

Robeson, Paul, 1898 - 1976, bass-baritone

1948

Classical

Suzuki, Shin'ichi, 1898 - 1998, music educator

1949

Classical

Anderson, Marian, 1899 - 1993, contralto

1950

Classical

Björling, Jussi, 1911 - 1960, tenor

1950

Classical

Newman, Alfred, 1900 - 1970, conductor and composer of music for films

1950

Classical

Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903 - 1989, pianist

1954

Classical

Tippett, Sir Michael, 1905 - 1998, composer

1958

Classical

Shostakovich, Dmitry, 1906 - 1975, composer

1959

Classical

Messiaen, Olivier, 1908 - 1992, composer and organist

1960

Classical

Oistrakh, David, 1908 - 1974, violinist

1960

Classical

Karajan, Herbert von, 1908 - 1989, conductor

1961

Classical

Khachaturian, Aram, 1903 - 1978, composer and conductor

1965

Classical

Bernstein, Leonard, 1918 - 1990, composer, conductor, and pianist

1966

Classical

Hermann, Bernard, 1911 - 1975, film composer

1966

Classical

Rota, Nino, 1911 - 1979, composer

1967

Classical

Cage, John, 1912 - 1992, composer

1968

Classical

Britten, Benjamin, 1913 - 1976, composer, conductor, and pianist

1970

Classical

Pentland, Barbara, 1912 - 2000, composer

1970

Classical

Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916 - 1999, violinist and conductor

1975

Classical

Callas, Maria, 1923 - 1977, soprano

1976

Classical

Stern, Isaac, 1920 - 2001, violinist

1977

Classical

Xenakis, Iannis, 1922 - 2001, composer

1979

Classical

Berio, Luciano, 1925 - 2003, composer

1981

Classical

Gould, Glenn, 1932 - 1982, pianist and composer

1981

Classical

Boulez, Pierre, 1925 - , composer and conductor

1984

Classical

Rostropovich, Mstislav, 1927 - 2007, cellist, composer, and conductor

1986

Classical

Morricone, Ennio, 1928 - , composer

1987

Classical

Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928 - 2007, composer and educator

1988

Classical

Ligeti, György, 1923 - 2006, composer

1991

Classical

Lutoslawski, Witold, 1913 - 1994, composer

1991

Classical

Jarre, Maurice, 1924 - , composer of film music

1993

Classical

Pavarotti, Luciano, 1935 - , tenor

1994

Classical

Reich, Steve, 1936 - , composer

1998

Classical

Tebaldi, Renata, 1922 - 2004, soprano

1999

Classical

Sinopoli, Giuseppe, 1946 - 2001, conductor and composer

2000

Classical

Theodorakis, Mikis, 1925 - , composer

2001

Classical

Nilsson, Birgit, 1918 - 2005, soprano

2004

Classical

 Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925 - , Lieder baritone 2007 Classical

Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870 - 1952, country singer, songwriter, and banjo player

1930

Country

Hay, George D., 1895 - 1968, founder of the Grand Ole Opry

1933

Country

Delmore Brothers, The, 1916 - 1952, country singer-songwriter duo

1940

Country

Rogers, Roy and the Sons of the Pioneers, 1933 - 1950, country music group

1942

Country

Sons of the Pioneers with Roy Rogers, 1933 - 1950, country music group

1942

Country

Autry, Gene, 1907 - 1998, country singer

1947

Country

Williams, Sr., Hank, 1923 - 1953, country singer and songwriter

1951

Country

Rose, Fred, 1898 - 1954, country songwriter and record producer

1953

Country

Acuff, Roy, 1903 - 1992, country singer, songwriter, and music publisher

1955

Country

Wills, Bob, 1905 - 1975, western swing fiddler, singer, and bandleader

1956

Country

Monroe, Bill, 1911 - 1996, bluegrass singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1961

Country

Cline, Patsy, 1932 - 1963, country singer

1962

Country

Reeves, Jim, 1923 - 1964, country singer

1963

Country

Stanley, Ralph, 1927 - , bluegrass singer and banjo player

1967

Country

Carter Family, 1927 - 1970, country music group

1969

Country

Frizzell, Lefty, 1928 - 1975, country singer and songwriter

1971

Country

Tubb, Ernest, 1914 - 1984, country singer, songwriter, and guitarist

1971

Country

Atkins, Chet, 1924 - 2001, guitarist and record producer

1973

Country

Flatt, Lester, 1914 - 1979, bluegrass singer and guitarist

1974

Country

Scruggs, Earl, 1924 - , bluegrass banjoist

1974

Country

Snow, Hank, 1914 - 1999, country singer and songwriter

1974

Country

Travis, Merle, 1917 - 1983, country singer, songwriter, and guitarist

1978

Country

Bryant, Boudleaux, 1920 - 1987, songwriter

1983

Country

Bryant, Felice, 1925 - 2003, songwriter

1983

Country

Haggard, Merle, 1937 - , country singer and songwriter

1987

Country

Bradley, Owen, 1915 - 1998, country record producer

1989

Country

Jones, George, 1931 - , country singer and songwriter

1990

Country

Cash, Johnny, 1932 - 2003, country singer and songwriter

1991

Country

Nelson, Willie, 1933 - , country singer and songwriter

1999

Country

Wells, Kitty, 1919 - , country singer

2005

Country

Lynn, Loretta, 1935 - , country singer and songwriter 2008 Country

Kraftwerk, 1970 - 2000, electronic pop group

1999

Electronic

Byrne, David, 1952 - , songwriter and producer

2001

Electronic

Eno, Brian, 1948 - , songwriter and producer

2001

Electronic

Sakamoto, Ryuichi, 1952 - , composer and pianist

2003

Electronic

 Inoue, Daisuke, 1940 - , inventor of the karaoke
 
      machine
2007 Electronic

Lomax, John Avery, 1867 - 1948, folk song collector

1916

Folk/Roots

Hornbostel, Erich von, 1877 - 1935, musicologist

1929

Folk/Roots

Sachs, Curt, 1881 - 1959 musicologist

1929

Folk/Roots

Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897 - 1933, country blues singer and songwriter

1932

Folk/Roots

Bouchillon, Christopher, 1893 - 1968, originator of talking blues

1945

Folk/Roots

Asch, Moses, 1905 - 1986, folk music record producer and label owner

1958

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody, 1912 - 1967, folk songwriter and singer

1959

Folk/Roots

Lomax, Alan, 1915 - 2002, folk song collector

1971

Folk/Roots

Leclerc, Félix, 1914 - 1988, songwriter and singer

1972

Folk/Roots

MacColl, Ewan, 1915 - 1989, folk songwriter and singer

1973

Folk/Roots

Seeger, Charles, 1886 - 1979, folk musicologist

1975

Folk/Roots

Seeger, Pete, 1919 - , folk musicologist, songwriter, and singer

1975

Folk/Roots

Band, The, 1967 - 1976, folk-rock group

1976

Folk/Roots

Vigneault, Gilles, 1928 - , songwriter and singer

1981

Folk/Roots

Cohen, Leonard, 1934 - , songwriter and singer

1991

Folk/Roots

Mitchell, Joni, 1943 - , songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1992

Folk/Roots

Steeleye Span,1969 - 1996, folk-rock group

1995

Folk/Roots

Belafonte, Harry, 1927 - , singer

1996

Folk/Roots

Lightfoot, Gordon, 1938 - , folk songwriter and singer

2002

Folk/Roots

Chieftains, The, 1962 - , traditional Irish music group

2006

Folk/Roots

Crosby, Fanny, 1820 - 1915, gospel hymn writer

1903

Gospel

Jackson, Mahalia, 1911 - 1972, gospel singer

1957

Gospel

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew, 1899 - 1993, blues and gospel songwriter and music publisher

1958

Gospel

Tharpe, Sister Rosetta, 1915 - 1973, gospel singer and guitarist

1972

Gospel

Spence, Joseph, 1910 - 1984, folk and gospel guitarist and singer

1975

Gospel

Shakur, 2pac, 1971 - 1996, rap artist

1995

Hip-Hop

Kool DJ Herc, 1955 - , DJ and hip-hop pioneer

1998

Hip-Hop

Grandmaster Flash, 1957 - , DJ and hip-hop pioneer

2000

Hip-Hop

Run-DMC, 1982 - 2002, hip-hop group

2001

Hip-Hop

Simmons, Russell, 1957 - , pioneering hip-hop producer and label owner

2002

Hip-Hop

Bambaataa, Afrika, 1960 - , DJ

2003

Hip-Hop

Dr. Dre, 1965 - , rap artist

2005

Hip-Hop

Public Enemy, 1982 - , hip-hop group

2005

Hip-Hop

Bolden, Buddy, 1877 - 1931, jazz and blues cornetist and bandleader

1906

Jazz

Jackson, Tony, 1876 - 1921, jazz, ragtime, and blues pianist, songwriter, and singer

1919

Jazz

Ory, Kid, 1890 - 1973, jazz trombonist and bandleader

1928

Jazz

Beiderbecke, Bix, 1903 - 1931, jazz cornetist

1929

Jazz

Johnson, James P., 1894 - 1955, jazz pianist and composer

1931

Jazz

Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB), 1916 - 1937, jazz band

1933

Jazz

Oliver, King, 1885 - 1938, jazz cornetist and bandleader

1934

Jazz

Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890 - 1941, jazz composer and pianist

1938

Jazz

Whiteman, Paul, 1890 - 1967, jazz bandleader

1938

Jazz

Christian, Charlie, 1916 - 1942, jazz guitarist

1940

Jazz

Razaf, Andy, 1895 - 1973, songwriter

1942

Jazz

Waller, Fats, 1904 - 1943, songwriter

1942

Jazz

Henderson, Fletcher, 1897 - 1952, jazz bandleader, composer, and pianist

1946

Jazz

Ellington, Duke, 1899 - 1974, jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader

1948

Jazz

Cotton, Billy, 1899 - 1969, jazz drummer and bandleader

1949

Jazz

Armstrong, Louis, 1901 - 1971, jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader

1951

Jazz

Crosby, Bing, 1904 - 1977, singer

1951

Jazz

Hawkins, Coleman, 1904 - 1969, tenor saxophonist

1951

Jazz

Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899 - 1981, songwriter

1952

Jazz

Parish, Mitchell, 1900 - 1993, songwriter

1952

Jazz

Reinhardt, Django, 1910 - 1953, jazz guitarist

1952

Jazz

Tatum, Art, 1909 - 1956, jazz pianist

1952

Jazz

Parker, Charlie, 1920 - 1955, jazz alto saxophonist

1953

Jazz

Basie, Count, 1904 - 1984, jazz bandleader and pianist

1955

Jazz

Carter, Benny, 1907 - 2003, alto saxophonist, trumpeter, and composer

1955

Jazz

Holiday, Billie, 1915 - 1959, jazz singer

1956

Jazz

Jordan, Louis, 1908 - 1975, jazz and R & B saxophonist and bandleader

1956

Jazz

Krupa, Gene, 1909 - 1973, jazz drummer and bandleader

1956

Jazz

Teagarden, Jack, 1905 - 1964, jazz trombonist and bandleader

1957

Jazz

Young, Lester, 1909 - 1959, tenor saxophonist and bandleader

1957

Jazz

Calloway, Cab, 1907 - 1994, jazz singer and bandleader

1959

Jazz

Grappelli, Stephane, 1908 - 1997, jazz violinist

1959

Jazz

Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917 - 1996, jazz singer

1960

Jazz

McPartland, Jimmy, 1907 - 1991, jazz cornetist

1960

Jazz

Hampton, Lionel, 1908 - 2002, jazz vibraphonist and bandleader

1961

Jazz

Washington, Dinah, 1924 - 1963, jazz, blues, and pop singer

1961

Jazz

Cole, Nat King, 1917 - 1965, jazz and pop singer and pianist

1962

Jazz

Sinatra, Frank, 1915 - 1998, singer

1965

Jazz

Strayhorn, Billy, 1915 - 1967, jazz composer, arranger, and pianist

1965

Jazz

Coltrane, John, 1926 - 1967, tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer

1966

Jazz

Prima, Louis, 1911 - 1978, jazz trumpeter and singer

1968

Jazz

Brubeck, Dave, 1920 - , jazz pianist and composer

1970

Jazz

Coleman, Ornette, 1930 - , jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer

1972

Jazz

Monk, Thelonious, 1917 - 1982, jazz pianist and composer

1973

Jazz

Hammond, Sr., John, 1910 - 1987, jazz, folk, and rock record producer

1974

Jazz

Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917 - 1993, jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader

1976

Jazz

Mingus, Charles, 1922 - 1979, jazz bassist, composer, and bandleader

1978

Jazz

Williams, Joe, 1918 - 1999, jazz singer

1978

Jazz

Evans, Bill, 1929 - 1980, jazz pianist

1979

Jazz

Puente, Tito, 1923 - 2000, Latin jazz and salsa percussionist and bandleader

1980

Jazz

Rich, Buddy, 1917 - 1987, jazz drummer, singer, and bandleader

1982

Jazz

Vaughan, Sarah, 1924 - 1990, jazz singer

1982

Jazz

Blakey, Art, 1919 - 1990, jazz drummer and bandleader

1984

Jazz

Jones, Quincy, 1933 - , producer and songwriter

1984

Jazz

Davis, Miles, 1926 - 1991, jazz trumpeter and bandleader

1985

Jazz

Baker, Chet, 1929 - 1988, jazz trumpeter and singer

1986

Jazz

Bennett, Tony, 1926 - , singer

1986

Jazz

Peterson, Oscar, 1925 - 2007, jazz pianist and composer

1998

Jazz

Lee, Peggy, 1920 - 2002, jazz and pop singer and songwriter

1999

Jazz

Waits, Tom, 1949 - , jazz and soul songwriter, singer, pianist, and guitarist

2003

Jazz

Paul, Les, 1915 - , guitarist, guitar designer, and recording innovator

2004

Jazz

Zawinul, Joe, 1932 - 2007, jazz composer and keyboardist

2006

Jazz

Rollins, Sonny, 1930 - , jazz tenor saxophonist 2008 Jazz

Bland, James A., 1854 - 1911, minstrel performer and songwriter

1905

Minstrelsy

Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847 - 1931, inventor of sound recording

1908

Music Hall

Berliner, Emile 1851 - 1929, inventor of disc recording and mass duplication

1910

Music Hall

Herbert, Victor, 1859 - 1924, cellist, conductor, and composer of operettas

1912

Music Hall

Haydn Quartet, 1894 - 1914, barbershop style vocal group

1913

Music Hall

Collins, Arthur, 1864 - 1933, vaudeville and ragtime singer

1915

Music Hall

Caryll, Ivan, 1861 - 1921, composer and conductor of musical comedies and operettas

1916

Music Hall

Harlan, Byron, 1861 - 1936, vaudeville and ragtime singer

1917

Music Hall

Williams, Bert, 1875 - 1922, vaudeville singer and songwriter

1918

Music Hall

American Quartet, 1909 - 1922, ragtime and vaudeville vocal group

1920

Music Hall

Burr, Henry, 1882 - 1941, vaudeville singer

1920

Music Hall

Lehar, Franz, 1870 - 1948, conductor and composer of operettas

1921

Music Hall

Macdonough, Harry, 1871-1931, vaudeville singer

1921

Music Hall

Harris, Charles K., 1865 - 1930, vaudeville and music hall songwriter and music publisher

1922

Music Hall

Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872 - 1946, vaudeville songwriter and music publisher

1922

Music Hall

Friml, Rudolf, 1897 - 1972, operetta and musical comedy composer

1924

Music Hall

Murray, Billy, 1877 - 1954, vaudeville singer

1924

Music Hall

Peerless Quartet, 1904 - 1928, vaudeville vocal group

1925

Music Hall

Ziegfeld, Florenz, 1867 - 1932, producer of musical theatre

1925

Music Hall

Cohan, George M., 1878 - 1942, vaudeville songwriter and performer

1926

Music Hall

Lauder, Sir Harry, 1870 - 1950, music hall singer and composer

1926

Music Hall

Tucker, Sophie, 1884 - 1966, ragtime and vaudeville singer

1928

Music Hall

Cantor, Eddie, 1892 - 1964, vaudeville singer and songwriter

1930

Music Hall

Jolson, Al, 1886 - 1950, vaudeville singer

1934

Music Hall

Chevalier, Maurice, 1888 - 1972, musical comedy singer

1935

Music Hall

Donaldson, Walter, 1893 - 1947, songwriter

1939

Music Hall

Kahn, Gus, 1886 - 1941, songwriter

1939

Music Hall

Vallee, Rudy, 1901 - 1986, vaudeville and musical comedy singer

1939

Music Hall

Gay, Noel, 1898 - 1954, music hall and musical comedy songwriter

1941

Music Hall

Formby, Jr., George, 1904 - 1961, music hall singer

1946

Music Hall

Coward, Sir Noel, 1899 - 1973, musical comedy songwriter and singer

1949

Music Hall

Lynn, Dame Vera, 1917 - , singer

1957

Music Hall

Piaf, Edith, 1915 - 1963, singer

1962

Music Hall

Borge, Victor, 1909 - 2000, pianist, musical comedian, and conductor

1964

Music Hall

Kern, Jerome, 1885 - 1945, songwriter

1932

Musical

Gershwin, George, 1898 - 1937, songwriter

1936

Musical

Gershwin, Ira, 1896 - 1983, songwriter

1936

Musical

Porter, Cole, 1891 - 1964, songwriter

1937

Musical

Stalling, Carl, 1888 - 1974, composer of cartoon music

1940

Musical

Dubin, Al, 1891 - 1945, songwriter

1941

Musical

Warren, Harry, 1893 - 1981, songwriter

1941

Musical

Anderson, Maxwell, 1888 - 1959, songwriter

1942

Musical

Brecht, Bertolt, 1898 - 1956, songwriter

1942

Musical

Hammerstein II, Oscar, 1895 - 1960, songwriter

1942

Musical

Hart, Lorenz, 1895 - 1943, songwriter

1942

Musical

Rodgers, Richard, 1902 - 1979, songwriter

1942

Musical

Weill, Kurt, 1900 - 1950, songwriter

1942

Musical

Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896 - 1964, songwriter

1943

Musical

Fields, Dorothy, 1905 - 1974, songwriter

1943

Musical

Freed, Arthur, 1894 - 1973, songwriter

1943

Musical

Gordon, Mack, 1904 - 1959, songwriter

1943

Musical

McHugh, Jimmy, 1894 - 1969, songwriter

1943

Musical

Washington, Ned, 1901 - 1976, songwriter

1943

Musical

Youmans, Vincent, 1898 - 1946, songwriter

1943

Musical

Brown, Lew, 1893 - 1958, songwriter

1945

Musical

De Sylva, Buddy, 1895 - 1950, songwriter

1945

Musical

Henderson, Ray, 1896 - 1970, songwriter

1945

Musical

Duke, Vernon, 1903 - 1969, songwriter and classical composer

1947

Musical

Arlen, Harold, 1905 - 1986, songwriter

1950

Musical

Harburg, E. Y. ("Yip"), 1898 - 1981, songwriter

1950

Musical

Koehler, Ted, 1894 - 1973, songwriter

1950

Musical

Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918 - 1986, songwriter

1952

Musical

Loewe, Frederick, 1901 - 1988, songwriter

1952

Musical

Berlin, Irving, 1888 - 1989, songwriter

1953

Musical

Fain, Sammy, 1902 - 1989, songwriter

1954

Musical

Webster, Paul Francis, 1907 - 1984, songwriter

1954

Musical

Comden, Betty, 1919 - 2006, songwriter

1958

Musical

Green, Adolph, 1915 - 2002, songwriter

1958

Musical

Styne, Jule, 1905 - 1994, songwriter

1958

Musical

Burke, Johnny, 1908 - 1964, songwriter

1963

Musical

Cahn, Sammy, 1913-1993, songwriter

1963

Musical

Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913 - 1990, songwriter

1963

Musical

Loesser, Frank, 1910 - 1969, songwriter and music publisher

1964

Musical

Lane, Burton, 1912 - 1997, songwriter

1969

Musical

Mancini, Henry, 1924 - 1994, songwriter

1975

Musical

Mercer, Johnny, 1909 - 1976, songwriter

1975

Musical

Brel, Jacques, 1929 - 1978, singer and songwriter

1977

Musical

Sondheim, Stephen, 1930 - , songwriter

1990

Musical

Evans, Ray, 1915 - , songwriter

1997

Musical

Livingston, Jay, 1915 - 2001, songwriter

1997

Musical

Strouse, Charles, 1928 - , songwriter

1997

Musical

Cooke, Sam, 1931 - 1964, gospel and soul singer and songwriter

1963

R & B/Soul

Chess, Leonard, 1917 - 1969, R & B record producer and label owner

1965

R & B/Soul

Redding, Otis, 1941 - 1967, soul singer and songwriter

1966

R & B/Soul

Funk Brothers, 1959 - 1972, R & B, soul, and funk studio band

1971

R & B/Soul

Dozier, Lamont, 1944 - , R & B and soul songwriter and record producer

1974

R & B/Soul

Holland, Brian, 1941 -, R & B and soul songwriter and record producer

1974

R & B/Soul

Holland, Eddie, 1939 - , R & B and soul songwriter and record producer

1974

R & B/Soul

Gaye, Marvin, 1939 - 1984, soul and R & B singer and songwriter

1983

R & B/Soul

Wilson, Jackie, 1934 - 1984, soul and R & B singer

1983

R & B/Soul

Gordy, Berry, 1929 - , R & B and soul songwriter and label owner

1986

R & B/Soul

Brown, James, 1928 - 2006, soul and funk singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1987

R & B/Soul

Charles, Ray, 1930 - 2004, R & B and soul singer, pianist, and songwriter

1989

R & B/Soul

Clinton, George, 1945 - , funk musician and songwriter

1992

R & B/Soul

Leiber, Jerry, 1933 - , songwriter

1993

R & B/Soul

Stoller, Mike, 1933 - , songwriter

1993

R & B/Soul

Franklin, Aretha, 1942 -, soul, R & B, and gospel singer

1995

R & B/Soul

Robinson, Smokey, 1940 - , soul and R & B singer and songwriter

1995

R & B/Soul

Mayfield, Curtis, 1942 - 1999, soul, funk, and R & B singer and songwriter

1997

R & B/Soul

Morrison, Van, 1945 - , soul, blues, jazz, and folk songwriter and singer

2000

R & B/Soul

Wonder, Stevie, 1950 - , soul, R & B, and rock singer and songwriter

2004

R & B/Soul

Domino, Fats, 1928 - , pioneering R & B singer and songwriter

2006

R & B/Soul

Joplin, Scott, 1867 - 1917, ragtime composer and pianist

1914

Ragtime

Ossman, Vess L., 1868 - 1923, ragtime banjoist

1917

Ragtime

Europe, James Reese, 1881 - 1919, ragtime and jazz composer and bandleader

1918

Ragtime

Harney, Ben, 1871 - 1938, ragtime pianist, composer, and singer

1919

Ragtime

Scott, James, 1886 - 1938, ragtime composer and pianist

1920

Ragtime

Lamb, Joseph F., 1877 - 1960, ragtime composer and pianist

1923

Ragtime

Blake, Eubie, 1883 - 1983, ragtime pianist and composer

1933

Ragtime

Marley, Bob, 1945 - 1981, reggae singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1980

Reggae

Fender, Leo, 1909 - 1991, inventor of the solid-body electric guitar and bass

1962

Rock/Pop

Dylan, Bob, 1941 - , songwriter, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player

1968

Rock/Pop

Hendrix, Jimi, 1942 - 1970, rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter

1969

Rock/Pop

Doors, The, 1965 - 1971, rock band

1970

Rock/Pop

Phillips, Sam, 1923 - 2003, rock record producer

1973

Rock/Pop

Presley, Elvis, 1935 - 1977, rock and pop singer

1976

Rock/Pop

Sex Pistols, The, 1975 - 1978, punk rock band

1977

Rock/Pop

Berry, Chuck, 1926 - , rock songwriter and performer

1978

Rock/Pop

Johnson, Johnnie, 1924 - 2005, rock songwriter and performer

1978

Rock/Pop

Led Zeppelin, 1968 - , blues-rock and early heavy metal band

1979

Rock/Pop

Lennon, John, 1940 - 1980, rock and pop songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1979

Rock/Pop

Martin, Sir George, 1926 - , record producer, arranger, and composer

1980

Rock/Pop

McCartney, Sir Paul, 1942 - , rock and pop songwriter and singer

1980

Rock/Pop

Clash, The, 1977 - 1982, punk rock band

1981

Rock/Pop

Jagger, Mick, 1943 - , songwriter-performer

1982

Rock/Pop

Pink Floyd, 1965 - 1994, rock band

1982

Rock/Pop

Richards, Keith, 1943 - , songwriter-performer

1982

Rock/Pop

Deep Purple, 1968 - , hard rock and early heavy metal band

1985

Rock/Pop

Bacharach, Burt, 1928 - , songwriter

1987

Rock/Pop

David, Hal, 1921 - , songwriter

1987

Rock/Pop

Who, The, 1964 - , rock band

1988

Rock/Pop

Queen, 1970 - , rock band

1990

Rock/Pop

Little Richard, 1932 - , R & B and rock singer, songwriter, and pianist

1992

Rock/Pop

Zappa, Frank, 1940 - 1993, songwriter, guitarist, and singer

1992

Rock/Pop

Moog, Robert, 1934 - 2005, designer and inventor of electronic instruments

1993

Rock/Pop

Grateful Dead, The, 1965 - 1995, rock band

1994

Rock/Pop

Ramones, The, 1975 - 1995, punk rock band

1994

Rock/Pop

Santana, Carlos, 1947 - , guitarist and songwriter

1996

Rock/Pop

Simon, Paul, 1941 - , pop and rock songwriter and singer

1996

Rock/Pop

Wilson, Brian, 1942 - , rock and pop songwriter, singer, and producer

1997

Rock/Pop

Young, Neil, 1945 - , songwriter, singer, and guitarist

2000

Rock/Pop

Spector, Phil, 1940 - , record producer and songwriter

2001

Rock/Pop

Jackson, Michael, 1958 - , singer, songwriter, and record producer

2002

Rock/Pop

John, Sir Elton, 1947 - , songwriter

2002

Rock/Pop

Taupin, Bernie, 1950 - , songwriter

2002

Rock/Pop

Bowie, David, 1947 - , rock songwriter, singer, and record producer

2004

Rock/Pop

 Diddley, Bo, 1928 - , guitarist, songwriter, and rock
       pioneer
2007 Rock/Pop

Miller, Glenn, 1904 - 1944, swing trombonist and bandleader

1943

Swing

Shaw, Artie, 1910 - 2004, swing clarinettist, bandleader and composer

1949

Swing

Goodman, Benny, 1909 - 1986, swing clarinettist, bandleader, and composer

1953

Swing

Andrews Sisters, 1932 - 1955, vocal trio

1954

Swing

Dorsey, Jimmy, 1904 - 1957, swing instrumentalist and bandleader

1954

Swing

Dorsey, Tommy, 1905 - 1956, swing instrumentalist and bandleader

1954

Swing

Khan, Ali Akbar, 1922 - , sarode player, composer, and educator

1967

World

Piazzolla, Astor, 1921 - 1992, tango composer and bandoneon player

1967

World

Makeba, Miriam, 1932 - , singer

1977

World

Mouskouri, Nana, 1936 - , singer

1983

World

Jobim, Antonio Carlos, 1927 - 1994, composer and co-creator of bossa nova

1985

World

Mighty Sparrow, 1935 - , calypso singer and songwriter

1985

World

Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927 - 2005, bolero singer

1988

World

Gilberto, João, 1931 - , singer, guitarist, composer, and co-creator of bossa nova

1988

World

Blackwell, Chris, 1937 - , producer and record label founder

1989

World

Shankar, Ravi, 1920 - , sitar player and composer

1989

World

Masekela, Hugh, 1939 - , cornet and flugelhorn player

1990

World

Adé, King Sunny, 1946 - , juju bandleader, singer, and drummer

1993

World

Kuti, Fela, 1938 - 1997, Afrobeat multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and singer

1994

World

Khan, Nusrat Fateh Ali, 1948 - 1997, Qawwali singer

1996

World

Bhosle, Asha, 1933 - , singer

1998

World

Touré, Ali Farka, 1949 - 2006, guitarist, singer, and songwriter

2003

World

N'Dour, Youssou, 1959 - , mbalax singer and bandleader

2006

World

 

Évora, Cesária, 1941 - Morna singer 2007 World
Aznavour, Charles, 1924 - , singer and songwriter 2008 World
Veloso, Caetano, 1942 - , singer and songwriter 2008 World

 


About  |  Contact  | 
© and ™ 1987 - 2015 Roedy Black Publishing Inc.  All rights reserved.