Today's Birthdays in Music

Birthdays in Music for Monday 2nd March 2015

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1555 - Ludovico Spontoni, composer
1755 - Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer
1759 - Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
1813 - George Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 - Antonio Buzzolla, composer
1824 - Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
1838 - David Duffle Wood, composer
1884 - Leon Jongen, composer
1893 - Maxime Dumoulin, composer
1894 - Renaat Veremans, Flemish composer/conductor
1900 - Kurt J Weill, Dessau Germany, composer/Brecht collaborator (Mahogany)
1905 - Marc Blitzstein, Phila Pa, composer (Cradle Will Rock)
1909 - Hanoch Jacoby, composer
1913 - Celedonio Romero, Spanish guitarist (d. 1996)
1916 - Bernard George Stevens, composer
1917 - John Gardner, composer
1919 - Tamara Toumanova, dancer
1920 - Enrique Franco, composer
1921 - Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer
1922 - Eric Feldbush, composer
1922 - Mario Zafred, composer
1927 - Siegfried Kohler, composer
1927 - Witold Szalonec, composer
1934 - Bernard Rands, Sheffield England, composer (Wildtrack)
1939 - Gerard van Tongeren, Dutch singer (Buffoons)
1940 - Tony Croatto, Italian-born composer (d. 2005)
1942 - Lou Reed, New York City, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), (d. 2013)
1942 - Luc Plamondon, French Canadian lyricist
1943 - Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
1943 - Stephen Dickman, composer
1944 - Leif Segerstam, composer
1948 - Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)
1948 - Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter (See Here)
1949 - Alain Chamfort, French singer
1950 - Karen Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist/drummer (We Only Just Begun)
1953 - William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1955 - Dale Bozzio, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Unknown), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1955 - Jay Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1956 - John Cowsill, Newport RI, rock drummer (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1956 - Mark Evans, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Melbourne, Victoria
1959 - Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
1959 - Larry Stewart, Paducah KY, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1961 - Simone Young, Australian conductor
1962 - Jon Bon Jovi, Sayreville NJ, rocker (Bon Jovi-Give Love a Bad Name)
1966 - Stevie Rachelle, rock vocalist (Tuff-What Comes Around Goes Around)
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1977 - Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay)
1985 - Luke Pritchard, British singer (The Kooks)
1988 - Keith Jack, British singer and actor

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