Birthdays in Music on 7th June

  • 1730 Georg von Pasterwiz, composer
  • 1736 Karl Frieberth, composer
  • 1833 Alexander Ritter, composer
  • 1845 Leopold von Auer, Hungarians/US violinist
  • 1846 Wladyslaw Gorski, composer
  • 1865 Guido Gasperini, composer
  • 1867 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, composer
  • 1873 Landon Ronald, composer
  • 1874 Theodor Streicher, composer
  • 1885 Percy Brier, Australian composer, born in North Pine, Queensland (d. 1970)
  • 1891 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1951)
  • 1897 George Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45)
  • 1911 Franz Reizenstein, composer
  • 1911 Silas Roy Crain, singer/arranger/songwriter
  • 1917 Dean Martin, Steubenville Ohio, American singer/actor (with Jerry Lewis)
  • 1921 Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Hubert Du Plessis, composer
  • 1924 Dolores Gray, singer/actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1928 Charles Louis Strouse, composer
  • 1931 Henry Weinberg, composer
  • 1934 Philippe Entremont, Rheims France, concert pianist
  • 1934 Samuel Lipman, music critic
  • 1937 Neeme J√§rvi, Estonian conductor

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1940 Tom Jones [Thomas John Woodward], Welsh singer (What's New Pussycat), born in Pontypridd, Wales

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  • 1941 Jaime Laredo, Bolivia, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959)
  • 1944 Clarence White, guitarist (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
  • 1949 Jack Ryland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1953 Johnny Clegg, South African musician \"The White Zulu\", born in Bacup, Lancashire
  • 1955 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • 1957 Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican musician

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1958 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • 1961 Dave Catching, American musician
  • 1962 Paddy McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • 1962 Michael Cartellone, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1963 Roberto Alagna, French tenor
  • 1976 Necro, Jewish American rapper
  • 1978 Tony An, Korean singer (H.O.T)
  • 1985 Charlie Simpson, British pop singer