Birthdays in Music on April 14

  • 1676 Ernst Christian Hesse, composer
  • 1710 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
  • 1718 Emanuele Barbella, composer
  • 1723 John Wainwright, English composer and organist (d. 1768)
  • 1782 Carlo Coccia, composer
  • 1819 Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
  • 1842 Sven August Korling, composer
  • 1843 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • 1852 Henrique Oswald, composer
  • 1857 Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)
  • 1873 Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer
  • 1895 Wiktor Labunski, composer
  • 1906 Hunter Johnson, American composer, born near Benson, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer
  • 1912 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
  • 1912 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orch)
  • 1913 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • 1913 Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • 1916 Denis ApIvor, composer
  • 1916 Emerson Buckley, composer
  • 1920 Eduardo Maturana, composer
  • 1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
  • 1924 Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer
  • 1925 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
  • 1926 Jan Carl Christian Maegaard, composer
  • 1929 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor (works of Sibelius)

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1932 Loretta Lynn, American country singer-songwriter (Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Butcher's Hollow Kentucky

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  • 1933 Morton Subotnick, composer (Wild Bull), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939 Jennifer Fowler, composer

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1945 Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple), born in Weston-super-Mare, England

  • 1946 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da")
  • 1948 Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 1951 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
  • 1951 Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
  • 1952 Kenny Aaronson, rocker
  • 1957 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
  • 1960 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
  • 1967 Barret Martin, rocker (Screaming Trees)
  • 1967 Barrett Martin, American drummer and composer
  • 1969 Martyn LeNoble, Dutch musician
  • 1970 Shizuka Kudō, Japanese singer
  • 1970 Emre Altuğ, Turkish singer

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1973 Adrien Brody, American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in NYC, New York

  • 1973 David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
  • 1974 Shawntae Harris, American rapper
  • 1975 Avner Dorman, Israeli composer
  • 1976 Christian Älvestam, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry)
  • 1980 Win Butler, American/Canadian musician (Arcade Fire)
  • 1984 Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer (d. 2004)