Birthdays in Music on April 27

  • 1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer
  • 1724 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
  • 1767 Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)
  • 1802 Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer
  • 1803 Alfred Julius Becher, composer
  • 1812 Friedrich von Flotow, composer
  • 1824 William Richard Bexfield, composer
  • 1861 Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
  • 1869 William Victor Harris, composer
  • 1871 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
  • 1894 Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
  • 1905 Philip Radcliffe, composer
  • 1916 Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1964)
  • 1918 Kirby Stone, American jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918 Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)
  • 1920 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)
  • 1922 Daphne Anderson, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), born in London, England
  • 1927 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Tuckahoe, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1931 Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach
  • 1931 Krzystzof Komeda, composer
  • 1932 Francois Bayle, composer
  • 1932 Maxine Brown, country music singer (Browns), born in Campti, Louisiana
  • 1932 Petar Ozgijan, composer
  • 1936 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
  • 1939 Jerry Mercer, rock drummer (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1941 Friedrich Goldmann, composer
  • 1941 Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)
  • 1943 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • 1944 Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
  • 1944 Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
  • 1947 Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
  • 1947 Herbie Murrell, US soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
  • 1947 Pete Ham, Welsh rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1947 Peter Gena, American composer
  • 1948 Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
  • 1951 Ace Frehley, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist (Mink Deville)
  • 1953 Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
  • 1956 Bryan Harvey, American musician
  • 1958 Keith Denunzio, rocker
  • 1959 Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1959 Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], singer (Sugar Walls), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959 Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist
  • 1963 Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)
  • 1967 Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
  • 1969 Mica Paris, British Rhythm & Blues singer (So Good), born in London
  • 1976 Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer and composer
  • 1979 Will Boyd, American musician
  • 1981 Fabrizio Faniello, Maltese singer

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1984 Patrick Stump, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Evanston, Illinois

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  • 1984 Frank Carter, British musician (Gallows) and tattooist
  • 1986 Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer