Birthdays in Music in 1958

  • Jan 1 Grandmaster Flash, [Joseph Saddler], American rocker (Message), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 2 Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
  • Jan 11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 17 Jez Strode, rocker (Kajagoogoo)
  • Jan 24 Jools Holland, British musician and TV presenter, born in Blackheath, London
  • Jan 25 Gary Brian Tibbs, rock bassist (Adam & The Ants, Roxy Music), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Anita Baker, singer (Giving You the Best That I Got), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jan 26 B James Lowry, rocker (Boys Band)
  • Jan 26 Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jan 27 Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • Jan 30 Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
  • Jan 31 Tom Schuman, pianist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Feb 3 Lee Crystal, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts-Ashes in the Wind)
  • Feb 7 Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)
  • Feb 10 Michael Weiss, American musician
  • Feb 12 Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) (d. 2006)
  • Feb 16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 18 Gar Samuelson, American drummer (d. 1999)
  • Feb 21 Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Princeton NJ, country vocalist (This Shirt)
  • Feb 23 Ria Brieffies, Dutch vocalist (Dolly Dots)
  • Feb 24 Sammy Kershaw, Kaplan LA, country vocalist (Cadillac Style)
  • Feb 24 Plastic Bertrand, Belgian singer
  • Feb 28 Jeanne Mas, French singer and actress
  • Mar 1 Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)
  • Mar 1 Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor

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Mar 5 Andy Gibb, singer/TV host (Solid Gold), born in Manchester, England

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb
  • Mar 8 Gary Numan, [Gary Webb], Hammersmith England, vocalist (Replicas)
  • Mar 9 Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • Mar 22 Pete Wylie, rocker (Sinful), born in Liverpool, England
  • Mar 23 El Duce, American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (d. 1997)
  • Mar 28 Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)
  • Mar 31 Pat McGlynn, Edinburgh, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers)
  • Apr 1 D. Boon, American musician d. (1985)
  • Apr 4 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (d. 1990)
  • Apr 7 Tony Aire, rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)
  • Apr 10 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born pianist
  • Apr 11 Stuart Adamson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • Apr 12 Tony James, rock bassist (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
  • Apr 12 Will Sergeant, English rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen - Killing Moon), born in Liverpool
  • Apr 13 Randy Piper, heavy metal rocker (Wasp-Wildchild)
  • Apr 15 Matt Reid, rock keyboardist (Berlin-Takes Your Breathe Away)
  • Apr 18 Lee Pattinson, English rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here), born in Ormskirk,
  • Apr 21 Mike Barson, rock keyboardist (Madness)
  • Apr 23 Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Icelandic music composer
  • Apr 24 Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer
  • Apr 25 Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)
  • Apr 27 Keith Denunzio, rocker
  • Apr 29 Simon Edwards, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
  • May 6 Lolita Flores, Spanish singer and actress
  • May 12 Eric Singer, American drummer
  • May 16 Glenn Gregory, rock vocalist (Heeaven 17-Electric Dreams)
  • May 17 Vincent Henar, Surinam, bassist (Fra Fra Sound)
  • May 18 Toyah Wilcox, rocker (I Want to Be Free), born in Birmingham, England
  • May 20 Jane Wiedlin, Wisc, singer, guitarist (GoGos, Fur, Rush Hour)
  • May 23 Shelly West, country singer (Red Hot, West by West), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 23 François Feldman, French singer
  • May 27 Neil Finn, rocker (Split Enz-I Got You, Crowded House)
  • May 30 Marie Fredriksson, Ostra-Lj Swed, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)

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Jun 7 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • Jun 11 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 1999)
  • Jun 12 Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer (Knight Rider), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 14 Brian David Willis, rock drummer (Quarterflash)
  • Jun 16 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • Jun 17 Jello Biafra, American musician and activist
  • Jun 17 Derek Lee Ragin, American countertenor
  • Jun 18 Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Jun 20 Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
  • Jun 27 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, singer/songwriter (Gun Club)
  • Jun 27 Magnus Lindberg, Finnish composer
  • Jun 30 Esa-Pekka Salonen, Helsinki Finland, conductor (Giro)
  • Jul 3 Aaron Tippin, singer (You've Got to Stand for Something), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jul 4 Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 5 Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor
  • Jul 8 Carlos Cavazo, rocker (Quiet Riot - Metal Health)
  • Jul 8 Fred Young, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • Jul 10 Béla Fleck, American musician
  • Jul 11 Ray Dodds, rocker (Fairground Attraction-You Send Me)

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Jul 16 Michael Flatley, Irish choreographer (Lord of Dance), born in Chicago, Illinois

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • Jul 18 Nigel Twist, Manchester, rock drummer (Alarm-In the Summertime)
  • Jul 19 David Robertson, American symphony orchestra conductor
  • Jul 20 Mick MacNeil, Scottish musician (Simple Minds), born on the Isle of Barra
  • Jul 24 Mick Karn [Andonis Michaelides], English musician (Japan), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • Jul 25 Henk Wanders, Dutch bassist (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • Jul 25 Thurston Moore, US guitarist/songwriter (Sonic Youth)
  • Jul 26 Angela Hewitt, Canadian classical pianist
  • Jul 30 Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter (Wild Things, Wuthering Heights), born in Plumstead, England
  • Jul 31 Bill Berry, American drummer (R.E.M.), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Aug 1 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs) (d. 2000)
  • Aug 3 Cindy Nixon, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 6 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Aug 6 Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
  • Aug 7 Bruce Dickinson, heavy metal rocker (Iron Maiden-Run to Hills)
  • Aug 8 Chris[sie Boy] Foreman, rock guitarist (Madness)
  • Aug 9 Greg Chaisson, heavy metal rocker (Badlands-Dreams in the Dark)
  • Aug 13 Feargal Sharkey, rocker (Undertones-Never Never, Good Heart)

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Aug 16 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Aug 17 Belinda Carlisle, (GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 22 Ian Mitchell, American rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Downpatrick, Ireland
  • Aug 22 Vernon Reid, English-born American musician (Living Colour), born in London
  • Aug 25 Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

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Aug 29 Michael Jackson, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2009)

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Sep 1 Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (d. 2002)
  • Sep 4 George Hurley, American drummer (Minutemen)
  • Sep 6 Buster Bloodvessel [Douglas Trendle], English singer (Bad Manners), born in London
  • Sep 6 Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer
  • Sep 7 Nadieh, Dutch singer/guitarist/composer (Haifa Blue)
  • Sep 8 David Lewis, guitarist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Sep 8 Michael Lardie, American musician
  • Sep 11 Mick Talbot, rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're the Best Thing)
  • Sep 15 Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Sep 16 Terry McBride, singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You), born in Austin, Texas
  • Sep 19 Lita Ford, vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), born in London, England
  • Sep 22 Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

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Sep 22 Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor (The Prayer), born in Lajatico, Italy

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • Sep 23 Danielle Dax, British musician
  • Sep 26 Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • Sep 27 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 28 Med Lucart, rock musician (Wall of Voodoo)
  • Sep 30 Marty Stuart, Philadelphia Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)
  • Sep 30 Rodwell Biggie Tembo Marasha, musician
  • Oct 1 Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
  • Oct 4 Barbara MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • Oct 9 Al Jourgensen, American musician (Ministry)
  • Oct 10 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
  • Oct 12 Jeff Keith, rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Oct 12 Bryn Merrick, British musician, (The Damned)
  • Oct 13 Joseph Richard Sylvers, rocker
  • Oct 13 Jair-Rohm Parker Wells, American musician and composer
  • Oct 14 Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
  • Oct 16 Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
  • Oct 17 Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)
  • Oct 17 Gianmaria Testa, Italian singer-songwriter, born in Cavallermaggiore (d. 2016)
  • Oct 19 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)
  • Oct 19 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor
  • Oct 20 Ivo Pogorelich, Belgrade Yugoslavia, pianist (1978 Casagrande winner)
  • Oct 20 Mark King, bass/vocalist (Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games)
  • Oct 20 Ricky Byrd, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts)
  • Oct 20 Ivo Pogorelic, Croatian pianist
  • Oct 22 Bobby Blotzer, rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 24 Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)
  • Oct 27 Hazell Dean, rocker (Always Doesn't Mean Forever)
  • Oct 27 Simon Le Bon, rock vocalist (Duran, Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • Oct 27 Manu Katché, French drummer (Peter Gabriel, Preface), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • Nov 5 Don Falcone, American musician and producer
  • Nov 7 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer (d. 1996)
  • Nov 8 Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
  • Nov 8 Don Byron, American clarinetist
  • Nov 10 Massimo Morsello, Italian singer
  • Nov 10 Brooks Williams, American musician
  • Nov 11 Luz Casal, Spanish singer
  • Nov 16 Harry Rushakoff, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
  • Nov 24 Carmel, [McCourt], England, rocker (Storm, More More More)
  • Nov 25 Gary Coveyou, musician (Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods)
  • Nov 28 David Van Day, rocker (Dollar-Loves Gotta Hold on Me)
  • Nov 28 Tim Mullens, Dutch singer/guitarist (Ivy green)
  • Nov 30 Stacey Q, American singer
  • Dec 8 Bird McIntyre, Thai pop singer, musician
  • Dec 9 Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents)
  • Dec 10 Paul Hardcastle, keyboardist (Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money)
  • Dec 11 Nikki Sixx, American musician (Mötley Crüe)
  • Dec 13 Dana Strum, rock bassist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 14 Jan Dijksma, Dutch bassist (Weekend at Waikiki)
  • Dec 14 Mike Scott, Scottish rocker (Blues Inc, Waterboys-Rainbow Warrior)
  • Dec 14 Spider Tracy, English rock vocalist (The Pogues)
  • Dec 17 Mike Mills, US pop bassist (REM-One I Love)
  • Dec 19 Limahl, British rocker (Kajagoogoo-Too Shy)
  • Dec 22 Frank Gambale, Australian musician
  • Dec 22 David Heavener, American actor and musician
  • Dec 23 Victoria Williams, American singer
  • Dec 24 Munetaka Higuchi, Japanese drummer
  • Dec 28 Joe Diffie, country singer/guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Dec 28 Mike McGuire, Haleyville Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)