Birthdays in Music on October 1

  • 1644 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer
  • 1644 Jean Rousseau, French composer and viol player (d. 1699)
  • 1724 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
  • 1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
  • 1771 Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
  • 1808 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
  • 1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
  • 1832 Henry Clay Work, composer
  • 1841 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer
  • 1865 Paul Dukas, French composer (d. 1935)
  • 1881 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer
  • 1890 Constantin Nottara, composer
  • 1893 Cliff Friend, American songwriter (d. 1974)
  • 1894 Ricardo Castillo, composer
  • 1898 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • 1899 Lajos Bardos, composer
  • 1904 Vladimir Horowitz, pianist (Carmen), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1907 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • 1908 Herman David Koppel, composer
  • 1911 Irwin Kostal, orchestra leader (Garry Moore Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
  • 1922 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer
  • 1926 Roger Williams, American pianist

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1930 Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 1931 Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer
  • 1932 Albert Collins, Leona TX, blues guitarist (Frosty, Showdown)
  • 1933 Olga Pozzi Escot, composer

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1935 Julie Andrews, British actress and singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
  • 1936 Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
  • 1943 Jerry Maitini, US saxophonist (Sly & Family Stone-Sex Machine)
  • 1943 Jim Martini, rocker (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • 1944 Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover's Concerto)
  • 1944 Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, US singer (Persuasions-Spread the Word)
  • 1945 Donny Hathaway, singer-songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • 1947 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
  • 1947 Rob Davis, English musician and songwriter (Groovejet (If This Ain't Love), born in London
  • 1948 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)
  • 1948 Ellen McIlwaine, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1950 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • 1951 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1955 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1958 Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
  • 1959 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
  • 1964 Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer
  • 1969 Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
  • 1974 Keith Duffy, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1982 Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish singer
  • 1985 Ryo Miyamori, Japanese singer
  • 1986 Sayaka, Japanese singer
  • 1987 Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor, singer

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1989 Brie Larson [Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers], actress (Room), singer and director, born in Sacramento, California

Actress Brie Larson
Actress
Brie Larson