Today's Birthdays in Music

Birthdays in Music for Sunday 26th April 2015

Birthdays 1 - 46 of 46

1567 - Nicolas Forme, composer
1603 - Francesco Nigetti, composer
1796 - Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer
1806 - Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer
1822 - Jan Albert van Eyken, composer/organist
1834 - Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer
1880 - Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
1886 - Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues" American singer (d. 1939)
1906 - Leopold Spinner, composer
1910 - Erland von Koch, composer
1910 - Ernst Tittel, composer
1914 - Wilfred Howard Mellers, composer
1916 - Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1920 - Juan C Lampe, Aruba, pianist/composer
1921 - Jimmy Giuffre, jazz musician
1922 - Paul-Andre Gaillard, composer
1924 - Russell Nype, Zion Ill, singer/actor (Burton Farley-Dorothy)
1925 - Jørgen Ingmann, Danish musician
1926 - Oldrich Frantisek Korte, composer
1932 - Francis Lai, French film music composer
1938 - Duane Eddy, Phoenix, Az, country singer (Peter Gunn, Cannonball)
1938 - Maurice Williams, rocker
1940 - Giorgio Moroder, composer (Let it Ride, Cat People, Top Gun)
1941 - John Mitchell, American composer
1942 - Bobby Rydell, Phila Pa, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie)
1943 - Gary Wright, singer, dream weaver (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
1945 - Giorgio Moroder, producer/singer/songwriter (150 gold discs)
1949 - Jimmy Hall, rocker (Wet Willie)
1950 - Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)
1950 - Peter Schaufuss, director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin)
1959 - John Corabi, American Musician
1960 - Roger Taylor, rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
1962 - Graham "Skin" Skinner, rocker (Hipsway)
1962 - Michael Damian, singer (Rock on)/actor (Young & Restless), born in San Diego, California
1963 - Michael Damian, actor/singer (Joseph & Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)
1970 - Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, American singer (TLC)
1971 - Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts)
1975 - Nathan "Joey" Jordison, American musician (Slipknot)
1975 - Nerina Pallot, British singer
1978 - Avant, American singer
1979 - Janne Wirman, Finnish musician (Children of Bodom)
1979 - Ariane Moffatt, Quebec singer and songwriter
1981 - Ms. Dynamite, English musician
1982 - Jon Lee, British singer (S Club)
1984 - Mija Martina, Bosnian singer
1985 - Nam Gyu-Ri, Korean singer, member of See Ya

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