Birthdays in Music on 27th July

  • 1502 Pier Francesco Corteccia, composer
  • 1609 Heinrich Pape, composer
  • 1734 Jakob Zupan, composer
  • 1741 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer
  • 1781 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer
  • 1784 Andre-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer (chamber music)
  • 1802 Benedikt Randhartinger, composer
  • 1848 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist
  • 1867 Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • 1872 Stanislav Binicki, composer
  • 1877 Ernő Dohnányi, Hungarian composer and conductor (d. 1960)
  • 1900 Hans Haug, composer
  • 1903 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
  • 1904 Anton Dolin, [Patrick Healey-Kay], dancer (Girl From Petrovka)
  • 1909 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
  • 1912 Igor Markevitch, Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu)
  • 1912 Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1915 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini)
  • 1916 Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
  • 1916 Siegfried Reda, composer
  • 1917 Moses Rascoe, blues Singer
  • 1918 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer
  • 1918 Leonard Rose, concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1922 Bob Thiele, record producer
  • 1924 Otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer
  • 1927 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Sakari Mononen, composer
  • 1929 Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)
  • 1929 Marc Wilkinson, composer
  • 1930 Andy [Andrew] White, Scottish drummer, drummed on early Beatles records, born in Glasgow (d. 2015)
  • 1933 Nick Reynolds, rocker (Kingston Trio-Scarlet Ribbons)
  • 1937 Chuck Jackson, Latta SC, singer (Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry)
  • 1938 Isabelle Aubret, French singer
  • 1940 Pina Bausch, German dancer
  • 1941 Johannes Fritsch, composer
  • 1942 Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician
  • 1943 Al Ramsey, NJ, rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • 1944 Bobbie Gentry, Mississippi, singer/songwriter (Ode to Billy Joe)
  • 1946 Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • 1947 Betty Thomas, St Louis Mo, actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues)
  • 1948 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1949 David Muse, rocker (Firefall)

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1949 Maureen McGovern, Youngstown Oh, singer (Got To Be a Morning After)

  • 1950 Michael Vaughn, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • 1957 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • 1960 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star
  • 1962 Karl Mueller, American bassist (Soul Asylum) (d. 2005)
  • 1964 Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera)
  • 1967 Juliana Hatfield, American musician
  • 1968 Christina Singer, Goeppingen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures GBR)
  • 1973 Abe Cunningham, American musician (Deftones)
  • 1974 Pete Yorn, American musician
  • 1975 Fred Mascherino, American musician
  • 1990 Cheyenne Kimball, American musician