1. 1862-08-22 - [Birth] Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), (d. 1918) was born
  2. 1938-08-22 - [Birth] Dale Hawkins, music writer (Suzy Q) was born
  3. 1976-08-22 - [Death] Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913)
  4. 1901-08-22 - [Death] Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83
  5. 1966-08-22 - [Birth] GZA, American rapper was born
  6. 1957-08-22 - [Birth] Holly Dunn, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Daddy's Hands) was born
  7. 1973-08-22 - [Birth] Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys) was born
  8. 1958-08-22 - [Birth] Ian Mitchell, Edinburgh, rocker (Bay City Rollers) was born
  9. 2003-08-22 - [Death] Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  10. 2011-08-22 - [Death] Jerry Leiber, American songwriter (b. 1933)
  11. 1917-08-22 - [Birth] John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Boogie Chillen) was born
  12. 1831-08-22 - [Death] John White, composer, dies at 52
  13. 1827-08-22 - [Birth] Josef Strauss, Austria, composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria) was born
  14. 2005-08-22 - [Death] Luc Ferrari, French composer (b. 1929)
  15. 1599-08-22 - [Death] Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (b. c. 1553)
  16. 1968-08-22 - [Birth] Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys) was born
  17. 1895-08-22 - [Birth] Paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello) was born
  18. 1681-08-22 - [Birth] Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born
  19. 1961-08-22 - [Birth] Roland Orzabal, rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels) was born
  20. 1945-08-22 - [Birth] Ron Dante, Staten Island NY, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar) was born
  21. 1963-08-22 - [Birth] Tori Amos, [Myra Ellen Amos], NC, pianist/vocalist (Under The Pink,) was born
  22. 1958-08-22 - [Birth] Vernon Reid, American musician (Living Colour) was born