Birthdays in Music in 1969

  • Jan 3 Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Jan 5 Marilyn Manson, singer/musician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 8 R. Kelly [Robert Sylvester Kelly], American R&B singer (I Wish I Could Fly), born in Chicago, Illinois

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • Jan 8 Jeff Abercrombie, American musician
  • Jan 8 Teresa Salguerio, Portuguese singer (Madredeus), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 10 Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)
  • Jan 14 Dave Grohl, drummer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters)
  • Jan 18 Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer
  • Jan 20 Nicky Wire, British Musician (Manic Street Preachers)
  • Jan 25 Heidi Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
  • Jan 25 Jesse Harte, Rome Ga, heavy metal vocalist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • Jan 25 Kina [Cosper], American singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 27 Cornelius [Keigo Oyamada], Japanese musician and producer (Flipper's Guitar), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 27 Michael Kulas, Canadian singer (James)
  • Jan 29 Hyde [Hideto Takarai], Japanese singer, born in Wakayama
  • Feb 1 Joshua Redman, American musician
  • Feb 1 Patrick Wilson, American musician (Drummer for Weezer)
  • Feb 4 Duncan Coutts, Canadian bassist (Our Lady Peace)
  • Feb 5 Bobby Brown, Roxbury Ma, US singer-songwriter ("My Prerogative")
  • Feb 12 Meja [Anna Kullersten}, Swedish singer-songwriter (How Crazy Are You?), born in Nynäshamn, Stockholm County
  • Feb 13 Ahlam, Bahraini singer
  • Feb 15 Bryan Williams, American record executive and rapper
  • Feb 19 Burton C. Bell, American vocalist
  • Feb 21 James Dean Bradfield, Welsh musician
  • Feb 21 Eric Wilson, American musician
  • Feb 21 Corey Harris, American blues and reggae guitarist (The Blues miniseries, From Mississippi to Mali), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 22 Joaquín Cortés, Spanish dancer
  • Feb 22 Byron Stroud, American bassist
  • Feb 26 Hitoshi Sakimoto, Japanese composer
  • Feb 27 Brad Vander Ark, American musician
  • Feb 28 Elisa Fiorillo, singer (Forgive Me For Dreaming)
  • Feb 28 Patrick Monahan, American singer (Train)
  • Mar 1 Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals)
  • Mar 4 Jason Townsend, American artist and record producer
  • Mar 5 MC Solaar, French rapper
  • Mar 7 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore)
  • Mar 10 Ricky Seagall, rocker (Partridge Family)
  • Mar 11 Soraya, Colombian-American singer (d. 2006)
  • Mar 12 Graham Coxon, singer (Blur)
  • Mar 15 Timo Kotipelto, Finnish musician
  • Mar 19 Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
  • Mar 25 Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Mar 28 Salt, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
  • Mar 28 Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter (Honesty), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Mar 29 James Atkin, rocker (EMF-Unbelievable)
  • Mar 30 Marco Foddis, pop drummer (Pestilence)
  • Apr 11 Cerys Matthews, Welsh singer
  • Apr 11 Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer
  • Apr 14 Martyn LeNoble, Dutch musician
  • Apr 22 Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey)
  • Apr 27 Mica Paris, British Rhythm & Blues singer (So Good), born in London
  • Apr 30 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 30 Warren Defever, American musician, composer
  • May 7 Eagle Eye Cherry, Swedish musician
  • May 9 Amber [Marie-Claire Cremers], Dutch-born German singer-songwriter, born in Ubbergen, the Netherlands
  • May 13 Buckethead [Brain Carroll], American underground guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 13 André Schmechta, German musician (X Marks the Pedwalk)
  • May 14 David William Wood, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 15 Asalah Nasri, Syrian singer
  • May 17 Alan Doyle, Canadian musician (Great Big Sea)
  • May 18 Martika, [Marta Marrero], Cuba, singer (Toy Soldiers)
  • May 24 Rich Robinson, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
  • May 29 Chan Kinchla, Canadian musician (Blues Traveler)
  • Jun 3 Hiroyuki Takami, Japanese musician
  • Jun 5 Brian McKnight, American musician
  • Jun 6 Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
  • Jun 9 Mitch McLee, [Douglas Lee Mitchell], Miles Mi, drummer (Southgang)
  • Jun 11 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
  • Jun 11 Steven Drozd, American drummer
  • Jun 12 Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian guitarist (Omen, Bikini) (d. 2007)
  • Jun 13 Jamie Walters, American actor and singer (The Heights, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 13 Søren Rasted, Danish musician (Aqua), born in Blovstrød
  • Jun 14 MC Ren, American rapper

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 15 Ice Cube [O'Shea Jackson], American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California

Rapper Ice Cube
Rapper
Ice Cube
  • Jun 17 Kevin Thornton, Amarillo, vocalist (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up)
  • Jun 18 Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Jun 24 Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 2 Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter (Jenni, 2008), born in Long Beach, California

Singer Jenni Rivera
Singer
Jenni Rivera
  • Jul 3 Kevin Hearn, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
  • Jul 5 RZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan)
  • Jul 6 Michael Grant, vocalist (Musical Youth)
  • Jul 7 Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer
  • Jul 8 Sugizo [Yasuhiro Sugihara], Japanese guitarist and singer, born in Hadano, Kanagawa
  • Jul 11 David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
  • Jul 12 Jesse Pintado, American guitarist (Napalm Death) (d. 2006)
  • Jul 20 Tobi Vail, American musician (Bikini Kill, The Go Team, The Frumpies)
  • Jul 21 Emerson Hart, American musician (Tonic)
  • Jul 22 Despina Vandi, Greek singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 24 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez
  • Jul 25 Trevor Peres, US, metal guitarist (Obituary-The End Complete)
  • Aug 2 Jan Axel Blomberg Norwegian musician (Dimmu Borgir, Winds, Mayhem)
  • Aug 2 Richard Hallebeek, Dutch guitarist
  • Aug 4 Max Cavalera, Brazilian rock vocalist/guitarist (Sepultura)
  • Aug 6 Elliott Smith, American musician (d. 2003)
  • Aug 11 Eddie Garcia, LA, actor/musician (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • Aug 11 Jonah Matranga, American singer
  • Aug 17 Donald E Wahlberg Jr, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Masta Killa, American rapper
  • Aug 18 Everlast, American musician
  • Aug 19 Nate Dogg, American rapper
  • Aug 19 Clay Walker, American singer
  • Aug 28 Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul and Linda McCartney
  • Aug 28 Jack Black, American actor (High Fidelity, Kung Fu Panda), comedian and singer (Tenacious D), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 29 Me'Shell NdegéOcello, American singer
  • Aug 30 Dimitris Sgouros, Greek pianist
  • Sep 2 Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, American singer
  • Sep 4 Alexander Coe, Welsh DJ and record producer
  • Sep 5 Dweezil Zappa, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV), born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 6 Cece Peniston, Miss Black AZ/singer (Finally), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 7 Little Jimmy Urine, American singer (Mindless Self Indulgence)
  • Sep 11 Gidget Gein, American musician
  • Sep 13 Tyler Perry, American filmmaker (Tyler Perry's House of Payne), author and songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 15 DJ Kay Gee [Kier Gist], American musician (Naughty by Nature), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 16 Kathi Wolfgram, rocker (Jets-You Got it All), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 16 Justine Frischmann, English musician (Elastica)
  • Sep 17 Keith Flint, singer/musician (Prodigy)
  • Sep 19 Candy Dulfer, Dutch saxophonist (Lily Was Here), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • Sep 19 Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer
  • Sep 19 Tapio Wilska, Finnish singer
  • Sep 22 Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
  • Sep 23 Patrick Fiori, French singer
  • Sep 24 Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)
  • Sep 24 Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot)
  • Sep 24 Donald DeGrate, Jr., American music producer
  • Sep 26 Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer
  • Sep 29 Aleks Syntek, Mexican singer
  • Oct 1 Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
  • Oct 2 Damon Gough, English singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 3 Gwen Stefani, American singer-songwriter (No Doubt), born in Fullerton, California

Singer Gwen Stefani
Singer
Gwen Stefani
  • Oct 3 Tetsu, Japanese bassist (L'Arc~en~Ciel)
  • Oct 7 Javier Álvarez, Spanish singer-songwriter
  • Oct 9 P.J. Harvey, English musician
  • Oct 12 Martie Maguire, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
  • Oct 16 Wendy Wilson, American rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 16 Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter
  • Oct 17 Wyclef Jean, Haitian-American rapper and singer-songwriter, born in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti
  • Oct 22 Helmut Lotti, Belgian singer
  • Oct 27 Annie Patterson, composer
  • Oct 28 Ben Harper, American musician
  • Oct 30 Masanori Hikichi, Japanese composer
  • Nov 2 Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn)
  • Nov 3 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 4 Puff Daddy [Sean Combs], American rapper and record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You), born in New York City

Rapper Puff Daddy
Rapper
Puff Daddy
  • Nov 6 Bryan Abrams, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nov 7 Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
  • Nov 9 Pepa, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
  • Nov 9 Allison Wolfe, American musician (Bratmobile, Cold Cold Hearts, Partyline)
  • Nov 12 Kathleen Hanna, American singer and songwriter
  • Nov 14 Butch Walker, Rome Ga, heavy metal guitarist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • Nov 18 Duncan Sheik, American singer
  • Nov 23 Jonathan Seet, Canadian singer
  • Nov 24 Rob Nicholson, American musician
  • Nov 29 Jonathan Knight, American pop singer (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Dec 3 Bill Steer, British guitarist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 4 Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • Dec 13 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer (d. 2007)
  • Dec 24 Kenny "Damn" Kelly, rapper (Riff-Judy had a Boyfriend), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Dec 30 Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)