Birthdays in Music on March 7

  • 1574 John Wilbye, English madrigal composer, born in Brome, Suffolk (d. 1638)
  • 1621 Georg Neumark, German composer and poet, born in Langensalza (d. 1681)
  • 1663 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer
  • 1731 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
  • 1769 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
  • 1773 Tommaso Marchesi, composer
  • 1797 Karl Schwencke, composer
  • 1807 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
  • 1811 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
  • 1820 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
  • 1822 Victor Masse, composer
  • 1858 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
  • 1872 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • 1875 Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • 1883 Carl Deis, composer (d. 1960)
  • 1887 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, born in Tartu (d. 1970)
  • 1895 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • 1896 Erwin Bodky, German-American composer, born in Ragnit, East Prussia (d. 1958)
  • 1900 Evald Aav, Estonian composer (Vikerlased), born in Tallinn (d. 1939) [OS 22 Feb]
  • 1906 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
  • 1906 Hans Lachman, composer
  • 1907 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
  • 1908 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
  • 1911 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
  • 1914 Morton DaCosta, director (Island of Love, Music Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1917 Robert Erickson, composer
  • 1929 Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1931 C W Stubblefield, music promoter
  • 1934 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
  • 1939 Marion Marlowe, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1942 Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)
  • 1943 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in New York, NY (d. 2015)
  • 1943 Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
  • 1944 Townes Van Zandt, Texas, singer/songwriter (Kathleen, Loretta), (d. 1997)
  • 1945 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
  • 1946 Matthew Fisher, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum), born in London, England
  • 1946 Peter Wolf, rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)
  • 1947 Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1951 Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
  • 1952 Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
  • 1953 Jules Shear, rock musician
  • 1954 Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
  • 1962 Taylor Dayne, [Leslie Wunderman], NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)
  • 1963 Denyce Graves, American singer
  • 1969 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore)
  • 1972 Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician
  • 1973 S├ębastien Izambard, operatic pop singer (Il Divo)
  • 1974 Larry Bagby, American actor and musician
  • 1985 Thomas Erak, American guitarist