Birthdays in Music on April 10

  • 1633 Werner Fabricius, composer
  • 1737 Francois Giroust, composer
  • 1808 Auguste Franchomme, composer
  • 1847 Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer
  • 1854 Jozef M T Orelio, baritone
  • 1864 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem)
  • 1887 Heinz Tiessen, K√∂nigsberg, German composer
  • 1892 Victor de Sabata, Trieste Italy, conductor/composer (Il Macigno)
  • 1903 Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader
  • 1906 Fud Livingston, composer
  • 1910 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer
  • 1911 Martin Denny, musician (Exotica), born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1921 Sheb Wooley, Erick Oklahoma, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)
  • 1926 "Alvin" Junior Samples, Cummings Ga, country singer (Hee Haw)
  • 1926 Jacques Casterede, composer
  • 1929 Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, born in Sombor (d. 2010)
  • 1932 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - ''I Only Have Eyes for You.''), (d. 1984)
  • 1933 Philip Corner, composer
  • 1933 Rokusuke Ei, Japanese lyricist and author
  • 1934 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged (d. 1997)
  • 1935 Jorge Mester, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Louisville Orch 1967-79)
  • 1936 Robert "Bobby" Smith, US singer (Spinners), (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Danny Woods, US musician (CEO of the Board)
  • 1946 Armand, [Herman van Loenhout], singer (Blommenkinders)
  • 1946 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • 1947 Bunny Wailer, vocalist/percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1949 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
  • 1950 Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
  • 1953 Terre Roche, rocker (Roches)
  • 1955 Lesley Garrett, British soprano
  • 1957 Steve Gustafson, American musician
  • 1958 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born pianist
  • 1959 Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats), born in Massapequa Park, New York
  • 1960 Katrina Leskanich, American musician
  • 1963 Warren DeMartini, heavy metal musician (Ratt)
  • 1964 Alan "Reni" Wren, English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)
  • 1964 Felicia Collins, guitarist (David Letterman), born in Albany, New York
  • 1965 Tim Alexander, American funk metal drummer (Primus-Pork soda), born in Cherry Point, North Carolina
  • 1970 Matt Barlow, American musician
  • 1970 Kenny Lattimore, American singer
  • 1970 Mike Mushok, American musician
  • 1970 Q-Tip, American musician
  • 1973 Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician
  • 1975 Chris Carrabba, American singer
  • 1979 Shemekia Copeland, American singer
  • 1979 Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer
  • 1980 Bryce Soderberg, American musician
  • 1981 Liz McClarnon, British singer
  • 1984 Mandy Moore, American singer (Candy) and actress (Rebecca Pearson-This Is Us), born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • 1987 Hayley Westenra, New Zealand soprano
  • 1991 Amanda Michalka, American actress/singer