Today's Birthdays in Music

Birthdays in Music for Monday 22nd December 2014

Birthdays 1 - 41 of 41

1624 - Tomas Micieres, composer
1723 - Carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola-da-gamba-player/composer
1815 - Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreographer/ballet leader
1819 - Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor
1821 - Giovanni Bottesini, composer
1842 - Nicola d' Arienzo, composer
1844 - Izydor Lotto, composer
1846 - Andreas Hallen, composer
1853 - Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor
1858 - Giacomo Puccini, Lucca Italy opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), (d. 1924)
1859 - Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, collector of English folk music and dance
1866 - Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer
1874 - Franz Schmidt, composer
1875 - Antoine Mariotte, composer
1883 - , gard Varèse French-born composer (d. 1965)
1885 - Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson)
1900 - Alan Dudley Bush, composer pianist/teacher
1901 - Andre Kostelanetz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Lincoln Portrari)
1903 - Marc Lavry, composer
Composer Giacomo PucciniComposer Giacomo Puccini (1858)
1907 - Yoshio Hasegawa, composer
1921 - Hawkshaw Hawkins, Huntington WV, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1921 - Robert Frank Kurka, composer
1924 - Frank Corsaro, NY harbor, opera director
1925 - Gunther Schuller, NYC, jazz composer
1925 - Thomas Christian David, composer
1939 - James Gurley, American musician
1944 - Barry Jenkins, rocker (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1946 - Rick Nielsen, Rockford Il, rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick)
1949 - Maurice Gibb, Douglas Isle of Man, rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever)
1949 - Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe)
1949 - Robin Gibb, Douglas Isle of Man, rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), (d. 2012)
1953 - David Leisner, composer
1957 - Ricky Ross, British rock vocalist (Deacon Blue-Raintown)
1958 - Frank Gambale, Australian musician
Singer-songwriter Robin GibbSinger-songwriter Robin Gibb (1949)
1958 - David Heavener, American actor and musician
1960 - Wakin Chau, Chinese singer
1960 - Luther Campbell (Luke), American rap artist (2 Live Crew)
1966 - Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, German singer and bassplayer (Destruction)
1967 - Richey James Edwards, Welsh musician (Manic Street Preachers) (disappeared in 1995)
1984 - Basshunter, popular Swedish singer
1989 - Jordin Sparks, American singer and American Idol winner

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