Birthdays in Music on March 9

  • 1735 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer
  • 1737 Josef Myslivecek, composer
  • 1810 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
  • 1812 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer
  • 1826 Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
  • 1848 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer
  • 1850 Alexandre Luigini, composer
  • 1856 Eddie Foy, American singer and dancer (d. 1928)
  • 1874 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
  • 1875 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
  • 1893 Hans M√ľnch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • 1907 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
  • 1908 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, born in Porte Alegre (d. 1965)

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1910 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • 1911 Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
  • 1924 Konstantin Iliev, composer
  • 1926 Celso Garrido Lecca, composer
  • 1927 Hans Ludwig Schilling, composer
  • 1927 John Beckwith, composer
  • 1930 Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)

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1930 Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2015)

Jazz Composer Ornette Coleman
Jazz Composer
Ornette Coleman
  • 1932 Keely Smith, Norfolk Virginia, American singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
  • 1933 Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)
  • 1933 William Francis McBeth, composer
  • 1933 William McBeth, Ropesville, Texas, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
  • 1938 Lill-Babs, Swedish singer
  • 1942 John Cale, Garnant, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground)
  • 1942 Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)
  • 1945 Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
  • 1945 Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England
  • 1945 Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), born in Pretoria (d. 1988)
  • 1946 Jim Cregan, British rock musician
  • 1948 Jeffrey Osborne, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1948 Jimmy Fadden, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1949 Kalevi Aho, Finnish composer, born in Forssa,
  • 1949 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
  • 1954 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, rocker
  • 1955 Fernando Bujones, ballet dancer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1957 Mark Mancina, American composer
  • 1958 Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • 1963 David Pogue, Technology columnist and musician
  • 1966 Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi)
  • 1968 Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative)
  • 1971 Diego Torres, Argentine singer
  • 1979 Chingy, American rapper
  • 1983 Maite Perroni, singer in the Latin pop group RBD
  • 1987 Bow Wow, American rapper and actor