Birthdays in Music on April 19

  • 1605 Orazio Benevoli, composer
  • 1660 Sebastian Duron, composer
  • 1715 James Nares, English composer, born in Stanwell (d. 1783)
  • 1770 Georg Abraham Schneider, German composer
  • 1771 Giuseppe Cartufo, composer
  • 1785 Alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer
  • 1798 Franz Joseph Glaser, composer
  • 1858 Siegfried Ochs, composer
  • 1863 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, born in Kirovohrad, Ukraine (d. 1931)
  • 1868 Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)
  • 1888 William L Axt, composer
  • 1892 Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer
  • 1905 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer
  • 1907 Gino Contilli, composer
  • 1911 Francesco Maria Saraceni, composer
  • 1915 Dorian Le Gallienne, composer
  • 1917 Johnny Hoes, Dutch musician/producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom)
  • 1921 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Don Barbour, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
  • 1928 Alexis Korner, musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), born in Paris, France
  • 1934 Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
  • 1934 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, composer

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1935 Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), born in London (d. 2002)

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 1936 Csaba Szabo, Hungarian composer, born in Ákosfalva, Transylvania (d. 2003)
  • 1936 Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)
  • 1938 Jonathan Tunick, composer
  • 1940 Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
  • 1941 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer
  • 1942 Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1943 Mike Kelly, rocker (Duprees)
  • 1944 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1947 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Andy Shernoff, American musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Belinda Lipscomb, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1957 Bo[as] Watson, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1965 Natalie Dessay, French soprano
  • 1965 Suge Knight, American record producer
  • 1966 Véronique Gens, French soprano
  • 1967 Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
  • 1968 Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
  • 1970 Luis Miguel, Vera Cruz Mexico, spanish singer
  • 1976 Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation)
  • 1989 Fiona MacGillivray, Canadian vocalist (The Cottars)