Birthdays in Music on March 22

  • 1700 Giuseppe Sellitto, composer
  • 1728 Giacomo Insanguine, composer
  • 1752 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer
  • 1842 Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
  • 1842 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer
  • 1865 Theophile Ysaye, composer
  • 1868 Hamish MacCunn, composer
  • 1885 Adriano Lualdi, composer
  • 1885 Jakabs Medins, composer
  • 1905 Carlo Alberto Pizzini, composer
  • 1909 Jack Popplewell, composer/playwright
  • 1916 George Wyle, American orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
  • 1920 Fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher
  • 1925 Gerard Hoffnung, British artist/humorist/musician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1930 Stephen Sondheim, American lyricist (West Side Story, Company), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Roger Whittaker, Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)
  • 1937 Jon Hassell, American composer and trumpet player, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1937 Angelo Badalamenti, American composer
  • 1940 Jorge Ben Jor, Brazilian musician
  • 1941 Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • 1942 Jon Arthur English, composer
  • 1943 George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Joseph Schwantner, composer
  • 1943 Keith Relf, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
  • 1945 Alan Opie, baritone (Boughton Bethlehem, Britten 5 Canticles)
  • 1945 Charles "Chuck" Jackson, US singer (Playboy, Independents)
  • 1946 Serge, [Ruud Schaap], Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)
  • 1947 Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats), born in London, England

  • 1948 Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys), born in Winchester, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • 1951 Howard Reitzes, Southgate Ca, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1952 Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer
  • 1957 Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
  • 1958 Pete Wylie, rocker (Sinful), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959 Avraham Fried, Orthodox Jewish Musician
  • 1960 Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)
  • 1963 Suzanne Sulley, Sheffield S Yorks, rocker (Human Leauge-Human)
  • 1968 Euronymous, Norwegian black metal musician (d. 1993)
  • 1970 Andreas Johnson, Swedish singer
  • 1973 Beverley Knight, English singer
  • 1979 Aaron North, American musician
  • 1980 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer
  • 1980 Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • 1981 MIMS, American rapper