Birthdays in Music on September 22

  • 1720 Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
  • 1729 George Wilhelm Gruber, composer
  • 1733 Anton Filtz [Fils], German composer, born in Eichstätt (d. 1760)
  • 1860 Heinrich Reitsch, composer
  • 1870 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 1942)
  • 1872 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
  • 1875 Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
  • 1882 Emil Abranyi, composer
  • 1883 Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer
  • 1891 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orch)
  • 1894 Hieronim Feicht, composer
  • 1910 Klement Slavicky, composer
  • 1912 Alfred G Vanderbilt, thoroughbred horse owner (Native Dancer)
  • 1913 Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1918 Archibald James Potter, composer
  • 1918 Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto)
  • 1919 Jack Russell, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1926 William O Smith, composer
  • 1929 Serge Garant, composer
  • 1930 Roger Durham Hannay, composer
  • 1933 Leonardo Balada, composer
  • 1938 Sol Amarfio, Ghanaian musician (Osibisa)
  • 1940 Edward Boguslawski, composer
  • 1943 Toni Basil, American singer
  • 1946 King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
  • 1948 Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
  • 1949 David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)
  • 1950 Kirka, Finnish singer (d. 2007)
  • 1951 David Coverdale, English singer
  • 1952 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1956 Debby Boone, singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1956 Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star)
  • 1957 Johnette Napolitano, rocker (Concrete Blonde)

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1957 Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads), born in Warracknabeal, Victoria

Singer/Songwriter Nick Cave
Singer/Songwriter
Nick Cave
  • 1957 Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford
  • 1958 Joan Jett, American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

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1958 Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor (The Prayer), born in Lajatico, Italy

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • 1964 Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money)
  • 1965 Andy Cairns, Irish musician
  • 1966 Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer
  • 1969 Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
  • 1970 Mystikal, American rapper
  • 1971 Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive)
  • 1974 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • 1975 Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter
  • 1979 Emilie Autumn, American singer, violinist, and harpsichordist
  • 1981 Adam Lazzara, American singer (Taking Back Sunday)
  • 1981 Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer, actor (Kanjani8)
  • 1982 Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1982 Billie Piper, English singer and actress (Dr Who), born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • 1984 Eduardo Rubio, Mexican pilot and pianist
  • 1984 Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1984 Ross Jarman, Drummer The Cribs
  • 1988 Bethany Dillon, American musician