Birthdays in Music on March 13

  • 1700 James Kent, English composer, born in Winchester (d. 1776)
  • 1700 Michel Blavet, French composer, born in Besançon (d. 1768)
  • 1712 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, born in Türkheim an der Wertach (d. 1771)
  • 1746 Maurus Haberhauer, composer
  • 1767 Heinrich Domnich, composer
  • 1779 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • 1832 Alberto Randegger, composer
  • 1850 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
  • 1860 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (d. 1903)
  • 1862 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer
  • 1883 Enrico Toselli, composer
  • 1886 Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist
  • 1887 Carlos Isamitt, composer
  • 1890 Michael Taube, composer
  • 1890 Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
  • 1892 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • 1899 Pancho Vladigerov, composer
  • 1908 Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician
  • 1910 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • 1911 Jose Ardevol, composer
  • 1912 Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, born in Schaffhausen (d. 1968)
  • 1912 Igor Youskevitch, dancer
  • 1914 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
  • 1917 Ina Ray Hutton, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1925 Anthony Milner, composer
  • 1925 Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea)
  • 1929 Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • 1930 Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • 1930 Jan Howard, American singer
  • 1931 Rosalind Elias, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1933 Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)
  • 1938 Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
  • 1938 Jean-Claude Risset, composer
  • 1938 Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
  • 1939 Neil Sedaka, American singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Candi [Canzetta Maria] Staton, American gospel singer (Young Hearts Run Free), born in Hanceville, Alabama
  • 1947 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
  • 1947 Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
  • 1949 Julia Migenes, American soprano
  • 1950 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • 1952 Wolfgang Hihm, composer
  • 1959 Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • 1960 Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)
  • 1962 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1973 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed)
  • 1976 James Dewees, musician
  • 1977 Ed Sloan, American musician (Crossfade)
  • 1979 Spanky G, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  • 1980 Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress