Birthdays in Music in 1960

  • Jan 4 Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)
  • Jan 10 Samira Said, Moroccan singer
  • Jan 15 Aaron Jay Kernis, American composer

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Jan 22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist/actor (INXS, Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1997)

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • Jan 26 Charlie Gillingham, American musician (Counting Crows)
  • Jan 29 Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwan, violinist (Queen Sophia 1st prize)
  • Jan 29 Eddie Jackson, bassist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • Jan 29 J. G. Thirlwell, Australian-born musician
  • Feb 4 Tim Booth, British singer (James)
  • Feb 4 Jonathan Larson, American composer (Rent), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1996)
  • Feb 5 Aris Christofellis, Greek countertenor
  • Feb 7 Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)
  • Feb 9 Holly Johnson, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 10 Lionel Cartwright, Ohio, country vocalist (I Watched it on the Radio)
  • Feb 13 Michael Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me)
  • Feb 15 Mikey Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)
  • Feb 20 Kee Marcello, rocker (Europe-Final Countdown)
  • Feb 20 Mark Reilly, [Matt Bianco], rocker (Indio-Big Harvest)
  • Feb 20 Kee Marcello, Swedish guitarist
  • Feb 21 Steve Wynn, American singer (
  • Feb 26 Jaz Coleman, British musician (Killing Joke), born in Cheltenham
  • Feb 27 Bolik Dahan, Suriname singer/radio host (Radio KBC)
  • Feb 27 Paul Humphreys, rock synthesizer (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age)
  • Feb 29 Ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician
  • Feb 29 Khaled, Algerian raï musician
  • Mar 5 David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)
  • Mar 12 Kipp Lennon, American singer
  • Mar 12 Minoru Niihara, Japanese singer
  • Mar 12 Maki Nomiya, Japanese singer (Pizzicato Five)
  • Mar 13 Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)
  • Mar 21 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • Mar 21 Robert Sweet, American drummer
  • Mar 22 Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)
  • Mar 24 Nena, German pop singer
  • Mar 25 Steve Norman, rock sax (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Apr 3 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch musician
  • Apr 3 Marie Denise Pelletier, Quebec singer
  • Apr 4 Jane Eaglin, English soprano
  • Apr 6 Warren Haynes, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Apr 10 Katrina Leskanich, American musician
  • Apr 14 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
  • Apr 18 Ocl Sweda, rocker (Bulletboys)
  • Apr 23 Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)
  • Apr 26 Roger Taylor, rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • Apr 28 Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
  • Apr 29 Gerard Joling, Dutch singer (Love is in Your Eyes)
  • Apr 29 Phil King, English bassist
  • May 6 Bart de Boer, Dutch guitarist (Ivy Green)
  • May 6 Larry Steinbachek, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)
  • May 6 John Flansburgh, American musician
  • May 6 Phyllis Treigle, American soprano
  • May 7 Adam Bernstein, American music video/television director
  • May 8 Eric Brittingham, American rock bassist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station), born in Salisbury, Maryland

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May 10 Bono [Paul Hewson], rocker (U2-Joshua Tree), born in Dublin, Ireland

Rocker Bono
Rocker
Bono
  • May 14 Anne Clark, English singer
  • May 19 Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • May 20 Susan Cowsill, rock vocalist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • May 29 Adrian Paul, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • May 30 Stephen "Tea Tower" Duffy, rocker (Lilac Time-Paradise Song)
  • Jun 1 Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)
  • Jun 2 Tony Hadley, rock vocalist (Spandau Ballet-True)
  • Jun 6 Steve Vai, Carle Place, New York, American guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake)
  • Jun 8 Mick Hucknall, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)
  • Jun 19 Simon Wright, heavy metal drummer (AC/DC)
  • Jun 19 Luke Morley, British guitarist
  • Jun 20 John Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • Jun 20 [Nigel] John Taylor, England, rock bassist (Duran Duran-Girls on Film)
  • Jun 23 Donald Harrison, American musician
  • Jun 23 Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese musician and programmer
  • Jun 26 Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist
  • Jun 30 Murray Cook, Australian children's singer (The Wiggles)
  • Jul 1 Evelyn "Champagne" King, disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 11 David Baerwald American songwriter/composer
  • Jul 12 Corynne Charby, French model, actress and singer
  • Jul 14 Ray Herndon, Scottsdale Ar, singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You)
  • Jul 16 Eus van Someren, pop guitarist (Scene, Blaauw)
  • Jul 17 Dawn Upshaw, American soprano
  • Jul 21 Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Jon Oliva, American musician (Savatage)
  • Jul 27 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star
  • Aug 1 Chuck D, [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy)
  • Aug 2 Neal Morse, American musician (Spock's Beard, Transatlantic)
  • Aug 2 David Yow, American musician (Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard)
  • Aug 4 Robbin Crosby, heavy metal rock guitarist/vocals (Ratt-Round & Round)
  • Aug 5 Calvin Hayes, British musician (Johnny Hates Jazz)
  • Aug 5 Mike Nocito, American rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • Aug 5 Seth Swirsky, American songwriter
  • Aug 7 Jacquie O'Sullivan, rocker (Bananarama-Venus)
  • Aug 12 Morty Black, heavy metal rocker (TNT-7 Seas)
  • Aug 13 Koji Kondo, Japanese composer
  • Aug 14 Sarah Brightman, actress/singer (Phantom of the Opera)
  • Aug 14 Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano
  • Aug 15 Tommy Aldridge, heavy metal rocker (Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man)
  • Aug 17 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer
  • Aug 19 Dan "Woody" Woodgate, rocker
  • Aug 26 Branford Marsalis, jazz saxophonist (Bring on the Night, Tonight Show)
  • Aug 26 Nancy Martinez, rocker
  • Aug 30 Chalino Sanchez, Mexican musician (d. 1992)
  • Aug 31 Chris Whitley, American musician (d. 2005)
  • Sep 4 Kim Thayil, American guitarist (Soundgarden, Probot)
  • Sep 7 David Steele, rock keyboardist (Fine Young Cannibals), born in Birmingham, England
  • Sep 8 Aimee Mann, American musician
  • Sep 10 David Lowery, American musician
  • Sep 11 Neal X, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
  • Sep 23 John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze)
  • Sep 28 Jennifer Rush, singer/songwriter (Destiny, Ring of Ice)
  • Oct 2 Django Bates, jazz musician
  • Oct 2 Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter
  • Oct 4 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • Oct 6 Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)
  • Oct 7 Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer
  • Oct 7 Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer
  • Oct 10 Eric Martin, rocker (Mr Big)
  • Oct 13 Joey Belladonna, Oswego NY, heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax-Protest)
  • Oct 16 Bob Mould, American musician
  • Oct 19 Dan Woodgate, rock drummer (Madness, Voice of Beehive), born in London, England
  • Oct 19 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 19 Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist
  • Oct 20 Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer
  • Oct 22 Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains)
  • Oct 24 Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Nov 3 James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue-Pay Day)
  • Nov 3 Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • Nov 4 Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • Nov 4 Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
  • Nov 5 René Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)
  • Nov 7 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (Kiss)
  • Nov 9 Joëlle Ursull, a Guadeloupean singer
  • Nov 12 Maurane, Belgian singer
  • Nov 14 Tom Judson, American actor and composer
  • Nov 18 Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)
  • Nov 19 Matt Sorum, US pop drummer (Guns n' Roses, Like a Suicide) [or Nov 2]
  • Nov 22 Eg White, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Nov 24 Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
  • Nov 25 Amy Grant, American gospel/rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Nov 25 Kasey Smith, heavy metal artist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 27 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • Dec 2 Rick Savage, bass player (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
  • Dec 2 Nicholas Dingley alias Razzle, British Drummer (Hanoi Rocks)
  • Dec 5 Jack Russell, rocker (Great White-Twice Shy)
  • Dec 5 Les Nemes, rock bassist (Haircut 100)
  • Dec 7 Craig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall)
  • Dec 11 Rachel Portman, English film composer
  • Dec 12 Jaap van Sweden, Dutch violinist/concert master
  • Dec 15 Doug Phelps, American singer (Ky Headhunters - Davy Crockett), born in Leachville, Arkansas
  • Dec 15 Walter Werzowa, Austrian composer
  • Dec 21 Louis Demetrius Alvanis, London-based pianist
  • Dec 22 Wakin Chau, Chinese singer
  • Dec 22 Luther Campbell (Luke), American rap artist (2 Live Crew)
  • Dec 23 William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen-Move Any Mountain)
  • Dec 27 Donald Nally, American choral conductor
  • Dec 28 Marty Roe, Lebanon Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)