Artists born in / bands formed in 1940

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Adam Faith 1950s - 2000s Pop/Rock, British Invasion, Early British Pop/Rock, Teen Idols
Adam Makowicz 1970s - 2000s Jazz, Vocal, Bop, Mainstream Jazz, Standards, Swing, Hard Bop
Addie Harris R&B
Al Bolt
Al Contrera Pop/Rock
Al Downing R&B
Al Jarreau 1960s - 2010s Vocal, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Smooth Jazz, AM Pop, Soft Rock
Alain Lombard 1960s - 2000s Classical, Orchestral, Opera, Symphony
Alan Caddy 1950s - 1960s Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll, British Invasion, Contemporary Pop/Rock
Alan Klein 1960s - 1970s Pop/Rock, British Invasion, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Early British Pop/Rock
Alan O'Day 1960s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
Alberto Cortéz 1960s - 2010s Latin, Latin Pop, Mexican Traditions, Tejano
Alberto Vazquez 1960s - 2000s Latin, International, Bolero, Corrido, Mexican Traditions, Western European Traditions, Mariachi, Ranchera
Alberto Villalpando Classical, Chamber Music
Alex Riel 1960s - 2000s Jazz, Classical, Concerto
Alfreda Hodgson Classical, Religious, Choral, Gospel, Symphony
Alireza Mashayekhi
Alison McMorland 1960s - 2000s International, Folk, Celtic, British Folk
Allan Botschinsky 1950s - 1990s Jazz, Easy Listening, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz, Instrumental Pop
Allen Zentz Pop/Rock, Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto, Keyboard, Orchestral
Altemar Dutra 1960s - 1980s Latin, International, Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Latin Jazz, MPB, World Fusion, Brazilian Traditions
Alvin "Pop" Singleton Rap
Alvin Elliot Singleton Classical, Chamber Music, Orchestral, Vocal Music
Alvino Rey & His Orchestra 1940s - 1950s Jazz, Big Band, Modern Big Band, Sweet Bands, Swing, Guitar Jazz, Jazz Instrument
Anatoly Lapunov 1980s - 2000s Classical, Orchestral, Opera
André Jaume 1960s - 2000s Jazz, Modern Creative
Andrew "Mike" Terry 1960s R&B
Andrzej Korzynski 1990s Stage & Screen, Classical, International, Film Music, Film Score, Soundtracks, Central European Traditions, Polish
Angelo d'Aleo R&B
Anita Bryant 1950s - 1980s Vocal, Traditional Pop
Anja Silja 1960s - 2000s Classical, Opera, Choral, Vocal Music
Annette Kleinbard R&B
Anthony Gourdine Pop/Rock
Anthony Rolfe Johnson 1980s - 2000s Classical, Vocal Music, Opera, Choral
Art Monroe 1980s Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Swing
Arthur Alexander 1960s - 1990s R&B, Country Soul, Soul, Southern Soul, Deep Soul, Early R&B
Arthur Blythe 1970s - 2000s Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Mainstream Jazz, Modern Creative, Progressive Jazz, Saxophone Jazz
Arthur Moreira-Lima 1980s International, Classical, Keyboard, Brazilian Traditions
Artie Shaw & His Gramercy Five 1940s - 1950s Jazz, Big Band
Arturo "Zambo" Cavero Latin, International, Pan-Global
Astrud Gilberto 1960s - 2010s Latin, Easy Listening, International, Jazz, Bossa Nova, Brazilian Jazz, Brazilian Traditions, Mood Music, World Fusion, Brazilian Pop, AM Pop, Vocal Pop, Film Score
Athol Guy 1960s Pop/Rock
Augie Meyers 1960s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Latin, Mexican Traditions, Tex-Mex
Augusto Martelli 1970s Stage & Screen
Baby Washington 1950s - 1980s R&B, Pop/Rock, Soul, Girl Groups, Uptown Soul, Early R&B, Pop-Soul
Barb Allbut Pop/Rock
Barbara Ellis Pop/Rock
Barry Sadler 1960s Vocal, Pop/Rock, Vocal Pop, Early Pop/Rock
Bartomeu Veny Vidal
Bennie Maupin 1970s - 2000s Jazz, Fusion, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Free Jazz, Modal Music, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz