Birthdays in Music on July 24

  • 1818 Felix Godefroid, composer
  • 1832 Johann Christoph Lauterbach, violinist
  • 1864 Michel Gaston Carraud, composer
  • 1880 Ernest Bloch, Geneva Switzerland, composer (MacBeth)
  • 1885 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer
  • 1894 Walter Schulthess, composer
  • 1902 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
  • 1903 Robert Mills Delaney, composer
  • 1904 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (d. 1991)
  • 1907 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario
  • 1908 Cootie Williams, American trumpeter (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Johnny McAfee, singer (Sammy Kaye Show), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1914 Riccardo Malipiero, composer
  • 1916 Bob Eberly, Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band)
  • 1917 Robert Farnon, composer/conductor/arranger
  • 1918 Ruggiero Ricci, composer/violinist (Paganini), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian operatic tenor (d. 2008)
  • 1922 Leo Kraft, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Glenn Loren Glasow, composer
  • 1927 Wilfred Josephs, composer
  • 1934 Jimmy Holiday, US singer (How Can I Forget)
  • 1935 Les Reed, songwriter ("It's Not Unusual)
  • 1937 Barry Lloyd Vercoe, composer
  • 1938 Mike Mainieri, American vibraphonist (Steps Ahead), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1941 Barbara Love, american soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942 Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)
  • 1944 Barbara Thompson, jazz musician/composer/bandleader
  • 1944 Jim Armstrong, rock guitarist (Them)
  • 1946 William "Junior" Campbell, singer/guitarist (Marmalade)
  • 1947 Peter Serkin, pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953 Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter
  • 1957 Pam Tillis, Plant City Fla, country singer (Melancholy Child)
  • 1957 Robbie Grey, English rocker (Modern English)
  • 1958 Mick Karn [Andonis Michaelides], English musician (Japan), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • 1958 Pam Tills, Country music artist
  • 1963 Paul Geary, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1967 Jasper Teule, Dutch rock singer/bassist (Pilgrims-Once to Everything)
  • 1968 Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress

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1969 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
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Jennifer Lopez
  • 1971 John Partridge, English singer
  • 1979 Stat Quo, American rapper
  • 1984 John Dhani Lennevald, Swedish singer (A-Teens)
  • 1990 Evan James Springsteen, American rocker and Bruce Springsteen's son, born in Los Angeles, California