Today's Birthdays in Music

Birthdays in Music for Tuesday 27th January 2015

Birthdays 1 - 62 of 62

1592 - Pierre de La Barre, composer
1715 - Vaclav Kalous, composer
1756 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro), (d. 1791)
1775 - Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
1784 - Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer
1806 - Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
1823 - Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, France, composer (Symphonie Espagnole)
1828 - Louis Schubert, composer
1830 - Georg Hellmesberger, composer
1867 - Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer
1868 - Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera)
1869 - Will Marion Cook, composer
1885 - Jerome Kern, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta), born in NYC, New York
1885 - Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)
1892 - Mitya Stillman, composer
1895 - Claudio Carneyro, composer
1895 - Joseph Rosenstock, Kraków Poland, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41)
1895 - Harry Ruby, American composer (d. 1974)
1899 - Granville English, composer
1906 - Radames Gnattali, composer
1908 - Oran Page, American musician (d. 1954)
1913 - Milton Adolphus, composer
1913 - Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
1918 - Elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom)
1918 - Skitch Henderson, Birmingham England, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)
1919 - Nina Milkina, pianist
1920 - Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (d. 2002)
1924 - Alexander Georgiyevich Chugayev, composer
1928 - Jean-Michel Damase, composer
1930 - Bobby "Blue" Bland, Rosemark TN, blues singer (Call on the Drummer), (d. 2013)
1931 - Rudi Maugeri, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1937 - John Ogdon, Manchester England, pianist/composer
1938 - Kim Gardner, rocker (Byrds)
1939 - Tigran Yegiayi Mansuryan, composer
1942 - Petr Kotik, composer
1944 - Kevin Coyne, rocker
1944 - Nicholas Berkeley Mason, drummer (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1946 - Kim Gardner, England, rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
1947 - Nedra Telley, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
1947 - Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
1948 - Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
1948 - Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
1951 - Brian Downey, rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town)
1951 - Seth Justman, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1952 - Peter Garland, composer
1955 - Richard Young, Glasgow Ky, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett)
1958 - Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
1961 - Gillian Gilbert, Manchester England, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)
1961 - Margo Timmins, singer (Cowboy Junkies)
1961 - Martin Degville, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1961 - Rudi Mauger, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1962 - Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer
1968 - Mike Patton, Eureka Ca, rocker (Faith No More-The Real Thing)
1968 - Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
1968 - Tricky, English rapper
1969 - Cornelius, Japanese musician and producer (Flipper's Guitar)
1969 - Michael Kulas, Canadian singer (James)
1972 - Mark Owen, English pop singer
1974 - ZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)
1976 - Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
1981 - Jonny Lang, blues musician
1987 - Katy Rose, American pop singer

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