Birthdays in Music on September 14

  • 1722 Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer
  • 1724 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1737 Johann Michael Haydn, composer
  • 1748 Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer
  • 1760 M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer
  • 1761 Pavel Lambert Masek, composer
  • 1768 Georg Johann Schinn, composer
  • 1840 George Elbridge Whiting, composer
  • 1882 Harald Fryklof, composer
  • 1885 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)
  • 1902 Giorgos Papasideris Greek musician (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
  • 1908 Bernie Green, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1910 Lehman Engel, conductor/comp (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1914 Michael Spisak, composer
  • 1919 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1926 Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer
  • 1926 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1941 Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan musician
  • 1942 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, born in Tallin (d. 1995)
  • 1942 Oliver Eugene Lake, jazz saxophonist and composer
  • 1944 Joey Heatherton, Rockville Center NY, dancer/actress (Bluebeard)
  • 1947 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • 1948 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist
  • 1949 Steve Gaines, Seneca Mo, rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1949 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003)
  • 1949 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer
  • 1950 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England
  • 1953 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (d. 1998)
  • 1954 Barry Cowsill, rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1959 Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)
  • 1966 Mike Cooley, American guitarist
  • 1970 Craig Montoya, American musician (Everclear)
  • 1971 Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore)
  • 1971 Andre Matos, Brazilian musician
  • 1978 Danielle Peck, country music singer
  • 1981 Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1983 Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011)

  • 1984 Melissa McGhee, American singer
  • 1985 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium)
  • 1985 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1986 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)