Birthdays in Music on November 6

  • 1566 Julien Perrichon, composer
  • 1607 Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer
  • 1613 Luis de Garay, Spanish composer, born in Villa de Veteta (d. 1673)
  • 1659 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
  • 1753 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer
  • 1757 Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer
  • 1779 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer
  • 1800 Eduard Grell, composer
  • 1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician/inventor (saxophone)

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1854 John Philip Sousa, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1855 Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer
  • 1878 Ernest Irving, English composer
  • 1883 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director
  • 1884 Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche)
  • 1909 Heinz Rottger, composer
  • 1909 Henk Bijvanck, composer
  • 1910 Arthur Cohn, American composer and writer on music, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1916 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
  • 1922 Lars Edlund, Swedish composer, born inKarlstad, Värmland County (d. 2013)
  • 1923 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone
  • 1928 Peter Matz, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1930 Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses)
  • 1931 Mike Nichols[Peschowsky], German-born American director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues), born in Berlin, (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer
  • 1932 Stonewall Jackson, country music musician, born in Tabor City, North Carolina
  • 1933 Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • 1936 David Ward-Steinman, composer
  • 1937 Edwin Roxburgh, composer
  • 1938 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • 1941 Doug Sahm, country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1941 Guy Clark, American country singer (Heartbroke), born in Monahans, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1941 James Bowman, English contratenor
  • 1944 Bill Henderson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1947 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • 1947 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)

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1948 Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

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  • 1949 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-born trumpeter
  • 1957 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress
  • 1957 Lori Singer, actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1961 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer
  • 1961 Craig Goldy, guitarist for the band Dio
  • 1962 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer
  • 1963 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (d. 1998)
  • 1964 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color)
  • 1964 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion)
  • 1966 Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer
  • 1969 Bryan Abrams, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1976 Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx)
  • 1976 Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1978 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host
  • 1982 Sowelu, Japanese pop singer
  • 1983 Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore), born in Lismore, Australia