Birthdays in Music on 21st March

  • 1527 Hermann Finck, composer
  • 1624 Francois Roberday, composer
  • 1642 Georg Schmezer, composer
  • 1708 Caspar Ruetz, composer
  • 1716 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
  • 1779 Alexis Garaude, composer
  • 1820 Frank Mori, English composer, born in London (d. 1873)
  • 1836 Jesus Monasterio, composer
  • 1839 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Karevo, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
  • 1863 Hugo Kaun, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1932)
  • 1878 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
  • 1881 Hermann Sandby, composer
  • 1883 Jules van Nuffel, composer
  • 1895 Zlatko Baloković, Croatian violinist (d. 1955)
  • 1900 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1902 Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician (Delta Blues)
  • 1904 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
  • 1914 Paul Tortelier, composer
  • 1920 Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]
  • 1920 Georg Ots, Estonian singer (d. 1975)
  • 1920 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (d. 1970)
  • 1921 Antony Hopkins, composer
  • 1921 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
  • 1923 Mort Lindsey, orchestra leader (Merv Griffin Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1924 Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
  • 1928 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
  • 1932 Joseph Silverstein, violinist (Denver Symphony Orch), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1936 Marek Stachowski, composer
  • 1940 Solomon Burke, American singer
  • 1943 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
  • 1943 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • 1944 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
  • 1944 Jamary Oliveira, composer
  • 1945 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • 1945 Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
  • 1946 Ray Dorset, rocker (Cold Blue Excursion)
  • 1949 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
  • 1950 Peter Banks, rocker (Yes), (d. 2013)
  • 1950 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
  • 1951 Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
  • 1952 Chris O'Connell, rocker
  • 1953 Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)
  • 1959 Sarah Jane Morris, English Singer
  • 1959 Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese composer
  • 1960 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • 1960 Robert Sweet, American drummer
  • 1961 Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist (Stray Cats)
  • 1963 Sharon June Howe Pederson, Glencoe Mn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • 1967 Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Swedish musician (Ace of Base)
  • 1978 Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist
  • 1980 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
  • 1990 Mandy Capristo, German Singer (Monrose)