Birthdays in Music on March 29

  • 1484 Johann Spangenberg, composer
  • 1616 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
  • 1725 Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer
  • 1752 Edward Jones, composer
  • 1875 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer (Miss Hook of Holland), born in London (d. 1917)
  • 1886 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer
  • 1902 William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins)
  • 1906 E Power Biggs, Westcliff-on-Sea England, organist/composer (CBS)
  • 1907 "Braguinha", Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1909 Moon Mullican, hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock)
  • 1915 George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist
  • 1918 Pearl Bailey, singer (Hello Dolly), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1924 Jules de Corte, blind Dutch ballad singer
  • 1928 Vaclav Felix, composer
  • 1930 Donny Conn, musician (The Playmates), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, composer
  • 1935 Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer (Softly Softly)
  • 1936 Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1940 Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
  • 1940 Astrud Gilberto, Brazil, singer (Girl From Ipanema)
  • 1940 Eden Kane [Richard Graham Sarstedt], British singer, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1943 Vangelis, [Papathanasiou], composer/keyboardist (Chariots of Fire)
  • 1946 Billy Thorpe, Australian singer (d. 2007)
  • 1949 Michael Brecker, rocker (Brecker Brothers)
  • 1959 Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)
  • 1967 John Popper, American musician
  • 1968 Sue Foley, Canadian singer and guitarist, born in Ottawa, Ontario

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1968 Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress (Xena: Warrior Princess) and singer, born in Auckland, New Zealand

Actress & Singer Lucy Lawless
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Lucy Lawless
  • 1969 James Atkin, rocker (EMF-Unbelievable)
  • 1971 Ryan Lambert, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978 Michael Kaczurak, American singer and actor
  • 1983 Luiza Sá, Brazilian musician