Birthdays in Music on July 9

  • 1791 Nicolas Ledesma, composer
  • 1805 Henry John Gauntlett, composer
  • 1839 Carl Baermann, composer
  • 1841 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer
  • 1855 Johann P Zilcher, German composer
  • 1879 Ottorino Respighi, Bologna Italy, composer (Pines of Rome)
  • 1881 Richard Hageman, Dutch born American pianist, composer and conductor (Caponsacchi), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1898 Marcel Delannoy, composer
  • 1900 Robert Oboussier, composer
  • 1910 Harold C Fox, fashion designer/musician
  • 1915 David Leo Diamond, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1916 Joe Liggins, US composer (Pink Champagne)
  • 1916 Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
  • 1917 Ted Steele, orchestra leader (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1918 Herbert Brun, composer
  • 1924 Leonard Pennario, pianist (LA Philharmonic), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1924 Pierre Cochereau, composer
  • 1925 Alan Dale, American singer (Alan Dale Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929 Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
  • 1929 Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
  • 1930 Buddy Bregman, orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933 Nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
  • 1935 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • 1936 David Joel Zinman, American composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Paul Seiko Chihara, US/Japanese composer, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1940 John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
  • 1941 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • 1941 Karin von Aroldingen, German ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
  • 1946 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland, UK
  • 1947 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  • 1947 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)
  • 1947 Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
  • 1950 Gwen Guthrie, American singer (d. 1999)
  • 1952 John Tesh, New age pianist/TV host (ET), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1953 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • 1954 Debbie Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955 Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1957 [Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)
  • 1959 Jim Kerr, rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland

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1964 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole) and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California

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  • 1965 Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • 1971 Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • 1974 Nikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
  • 1975 Jack White, American musician (The White Stripes}
  • 1977 Isaac Brock, American musician
  • 1978 Mark Medlock, German singer
  • 1979 Ella Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1982 Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  • 1983 Lucia Micarelli, American musician
  • 1984 Jacob Hoggard, Canadian singer (Hedley), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • 1986 Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
  • 1991 Spencer Elden, Baby and model on Nirvana (band)'s Nevermind album