Birthdays in Music in 1971

  • Jan 6 Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 11 Mary J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter (Be Without You) and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige
  • Jan 16 Josh Evans, actor (Ricochett, The Doors)
  • Jan 17 Kid Rock, American singer
  • Jan 17 Leonardo Ciampa, Italian-American musician
  • Jan 18 Jonathan Davis, American singer (KoЯn)
  • Jan 19 John Wozniak, American singer and songwriter (Marcy Playground)
  • Jan 20 Gary Barlow, English singer (Take That)
  • Jan 20 Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, American drummer (The Roots)
  • Jan 23 Marc Nelson, American R&B singer and lyricist
  • Jan 25 Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
  • Feb 1 Ron Welty, American musician
  • Feb 5 Sara Evans, American singer
  • Feb 13 Sonia [Evans], British singer, born in Liverpool
  • Feb 14 Noriko Sakai, Japanese singer
  • Feb 17 Martyn Bennett, Canadian composer (d. 2005)
  • Feb 19 Gil Shaham, Israeli/American violinist
  • Feb 21 Randy Blythe, American musician
  • Feb 22 Lea Salonga, Philippines, singer/actress (Miss Siagon)
  • Feb 26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright;], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 26 Max Martin, Swedish composer and producer
  • Feb 26 Hélène Ségara, French singer
  • Feb 27 Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, American singer (TLC)
  • Feb 28 Junya Nakano, Japanese composer
  • Mar 5 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  • Mar 9 Diego Torres, Argentine singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 27 Mariah Carey, American singer (Love Takes Time, Hero), born in NYC, New York

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • Mar 29 Ryan Lambert, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 7 Victor Kraatz, Berlin Ger, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 11 Oliver Riedel, German musician (Rammstein), born in Schwerin, Germany

Musician Oliver Riedel
Musician
Oliver Riedel
  • Apr 13 Valensia, Dutch singer
  • Apr 16 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Max Beesley, English musician and actor
  • Apr 20 Tina Cousins, English singer
  • Apr 24 Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer
  • Apr 26 Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts)
  • May 3 Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva)
  • May 5 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (d. 2005)
  • May 6 Chris Shiflett, Guitarist for Foo Fighters
  • May 7 Horgh, (Reidar Horghagen) Norwegian drummer (Immortal/Hypocrisy)
  • May 8 Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
  • May 9 Paul McGuigan, English bassist (Oasis)
  • May 14 Raphael Wiggins, rapper (Lifelines), born in Oakland, California
  • May 16 Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)
  • May 27 Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, American singer (TLC) (d. 2002)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer born in Queens, New York

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • Jun 1 Roldán González, Cuban singer (Orishas)
  • Jun 4 Shoji Meguro, Japanese composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 5 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • Jun 9 Rick Renstrom, American guitarist
  • Jun 10 Joel Hailey, American singer
  • Jun 15 Bif Naked, Canadian musician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • Jun 17 Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer
  • Jun 18 Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 20 Jeordie White, American musician (Marilyn Manson)
  • Jun 21 Anette Olzon, Swedish singer
  • Jun 29 Matthew Good, Canadian musician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 1 Missy Elliott, American rapper (Supa Dupa Fly, Under Construction), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

  • Jul 4 Andy Creeggan, Canadian musician
  • Jul 9 Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • Jul 11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • Jul 14 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French Canadian singer
  • Jul 15 Danijela, Croatian singer
  • Jul 16 Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live)
  • Jul 19 Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo)
  • Jul 19 Russell Allen, American musician (Symphony X)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 23 Alison Krauss, American bluegrass musician (Raising Sand), born in Decatur, Illinois

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • Jul 23 Dalvin DeGrate, American singer
  • Jul 24 John Partridge, English singer
  • Jul 25 Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter
  • Jul 28 Stephen Lynch, American musician
  • Jul 29 Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish singer songwriter
  • Jul 31 John Lowery, American guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Aug 5 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • Aug 10 Stephan Groth, Norwegian musician
  • Aug 17 Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress
  • Aug 18 Richard D. James, Irish-born musician (Aphex Twin)
  • Aug 20 Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • Aug 21 Liam Howlett, British musician (The Prodigy), born in Braintree, Essex, England
  • Aug 21 Matthew Noonan, American Concert Organist
  • Aug 25 Thalia Sodi, Mexican actress and singer
  • Aug 26 Thalía, Mexican singer
  • Aug 27 Julian Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Aug 30 Lars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs)
  • Sep 1 Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer
  • Sep 1 Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • Sep 6 Kathy Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
  • Sep 11 Richard Ashcroft, British singer
  • Sep 13 Stella Nina McCartney, fashion designer and daughter of Paul & Linda McCartney
  • Sep 13 Manabu Namiki, Japanese composer
  • Sep 14 Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore)
  • Sep 14 Andre Matos, Brazilian musician
  • Sep 15 Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
  • Sep 18 Anna Netrebko, Russian opera singer
  • Sep 20 Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese composer
  • Sep 21 Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive)
  • Sep 24 Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve)
  • Sep 28 Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • Sep 29 Sibel Tüzün, Turkish singer
  • Oct 2 Tiffany [Renee Darwich], rocker (I Think We're Alone Now), born in Norwalk, California
  • Oct 2 James Root, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  • Oct 3 Kevin Richardson, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • Oct 4 Friderika Bayer, Hungarian singer
  • Oct 7 Daniel Boucher, Québécois musician
  • Oct 10 Evgeny Kissin, Russian pianist
  • Oct 11 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals)
  • Oct 12 Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer
  • Oct 16 Chad Gray, American singer
  • Oct 17 Chris Kirkpatrick, American singer ('N Sync)
  • Oct 20 Dannii Minogue, Australian singer, sister of Kylie Minogue, born in Melbourne, Victoria

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 20 Snoop Dogg [Calvin Broadus], rapper (What's My Name, Gin & Juice), born in Long Beach, California

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Rapper
Snoop Dogg
  • Oct 21 Astrella Leitch, Celeste rocker, Donovan's daughter
  • Oct 21 Nick Oliveri, American musician
  • Oct 25 Midori [Gotō], Japanese-born American violinist, born in Osaka
  • Oct 25 Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
  • Oct 26 Anthony Rapp, American singer and actor
  • Oct 30 Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and singer
  • Nov 5 Jonny Greenwood, guitarist (Radiohead)
  • Nov 5 Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer
  • Nov 7 Robin Finck, American musician
  • Nov 13 John Francis Zingg, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 15 Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
  • Nov 19 Alice Peacock, American folk singer
  • Nov 28 Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
  • Dec 16 Michael S McCary, [Boss], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 16 Paul van Dyk, German DJ
  • Dec 18 Noriko Matsueda, Japanese composer
  • Dec 21 Mathieu Chedid, French musician
  • Dec 21 Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's)
  • Dec 23 Masayoshi Yamazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 24 Ricky Martin, Puerto Rican singer (Menudo) and actor (General Hospital), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Singer/Actor
Ricky Martin
  • Dec 24 Giorgos Alkaios, Greek singer
  • Dec 25 Noel Hogan, musician (Cranberries)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 25 Dido, Kensington, pop singer and rap/dance music vocalist (Eminem's 'Stan', 'No Angel'), born in London, England

Singer Dido
Singer
Dido