Birthdays in Music on January 7

  • 1612 Paul de La Pierre, composer
  • 1634 Adam Krieger, German composer
  • 1710 Josef Antonin Sehling, composer
  • 1842 Johan Lindegren, composer
  • 1853 Nikolai Arkas, composer
  • 1860 Emanuil Manolov, composer
  • 1876 William Yeates Hurlstone, composer
  • 1892 Rudolf Moser, composer
  • 1894 Jose Rozo Contreras, Colombian composer (d. 1976)
  • 1895 Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (d. 1960)
  • 1898 Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer
  • 1898 Al Bowlly, British jazz singer (d. 1941)
  • 1899 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, composer/pianist (Les Biches), born in Paris, France
  • 1900 John Brownlee, Australian tenor, born in Geelong, Victoria (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer
  • 1903 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer
  • 1908 Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)
  • 1912 G√ľnter Wand, German conductor, composer (d. 2002)
  • 1916 Bobo Jenkins [John Pickens Jenkins], American blues singer-songwriter (Democrat Blues), born in Forkland, Alabama (d. 1984)
  • 1917 Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer
  • 1921 John Lanigan, Australian operatic tenor (Covent Garden), born in Seddon, Victoria (d. 1996)
  • 1923 Charles Russell Woolen, composer
  • 1935 Noam Sheriff, composer
  • 1935 Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (d. 2006)
  • 1935 Tommy Johnson, American tubist (d. 2006)
  • 1936 Eldee Young, US bassist (Young Holt Unlimited-Hang on Sloopy)
  • 1938 Paul Revere, American pianist (Paul Revere & Raiders), born in Harvard Nebraska, (d. 2014)
  • 1939 David Buchan, ethno-musicologist
  • 1941 Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
  • 1941 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • 1943 Leona Williams, singer/songwriter (Ladies Get the Blues)
  • 1943 Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor
  • 1944 Mike McGear, singer (Paul McCartney's brother), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1945 Dave Cousins [David Joseph Hindson], English singer-songwriter (Strawbs), born in Hounslow, England
  • 1946 Andy Brown, rock drummer (Fortunes Birmingham)
  • 1946 Jann S Wenner, publisher (Rolling Stone)
  • 1947 David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1948 Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
  • 1948 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1949 John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)
  • 1949 Marshall Chapman, Spartanburg SC, country singer
  • 1950 Juan Gabriel, [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • 1953 Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
  • 1959 Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)
  • 1963 Clint Mansell, English musician and composer
  • 1966 Ehab Tawfik, Egyptian singer
  • 1973 Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
  • 1979 Ryan Tedder, American singer
  • 1988 Haley Bennett, American Singer and Actress