Today's Birthdays in Music

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  • 1600 Simon Ives, English court composer (d. 1662)
  • 1720 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
  • 1726 William Jones, English composer and curate, born in Lowick (d. 1800)
  • 1744 Henri Hamal, composer, born in Liege (d. 1810)
  • 1761 Joseph Lefebvre, composer
  • 1762 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d.1826)
  • 1779 Ignaz Schuster, composer
  • 1796 Edward Hodges, composer
  • 1803 Jakob Zeugheer, composer
  • 1819 Paul Henrion, composer
  • 1837 Hans Sommer, German theatre composer, born in Brunswick (d. 1922)
  • 1872 Alick Maclean, composer
  • 1872 Deodat de Severac, composer
  • 1873 Witold Maliszewski, composer
  • 1902 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish composer (d. 1984)
  • 1908 Gunnar de Frumerie, composer
  • 1910 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1911 William Dillard, trumpeter/singer
  • 1918 Cindy Walker, American singer (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Mort Garson, Canadian composer
  • 1927 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor/composer
  • 1928 Peter Ind, jazz musician
  • 1933 Buddy Knox, American rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), born in Happy, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1933 Jose Vicente Asuar, composer
  • 1942 T G Sheppard, [William Browder], Humbolt Tn, singer (Devil in Bottle)
  • 1943 Dennis Yost, vocalist (The Classics IV), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • 1945 John Lodge, English bassist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham
  • 1945 Kim Carnes, rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1945 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (d. 2005)

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1947 Carlos Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman), born in Autlán de Navarro

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  • 1953 Marcia Hines, American-born Australian singer
  • 1954 Jay Jay French, American guitarist (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London
  • 1957 Merlina Defranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1958 Mick MacNeil, Scottish musician (Simple Minds), born on the Isle of Barra
  • 1959 Radney Foster, Del Rio Tx, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
  • 1964 Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden, Audioslave), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1964 Kool G Rap, American musician
  • 1965 Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam
  • 1969 Tobi Vail, American musician (Bikini Kill, The Go Team, The Frumpies)
  • 1969 Vitamin C, American singer
  • 1976 Andrew Stockdale, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
  • 1980 Mike Kennerty, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)
  • 1987 Brent Wilson, former bassist for Panic At The Disco
  • 1987 Nicola Benedetti, Scottish classical violinist, born in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire
  • 1988 Julianne Hough, American ballroom dancer