Birthdays in Music on September 27

  • 1637 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer
  • 1677 Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer
  • 1786 Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer
  • 1879 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)
  • 1881 Ernest Samuel Williams, composer
  • 1881 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist/singer/actress
  • 1898 Vincent (Miller) Youmans, US composer/songwriter (Tea for Two)
  • 1909 Jean Berger [Arthur Schloßberg], German-born American composer, born in Hamm (d. 2002)
  • 1912 Tauno Marttinen, composer
  • 1922 James Wilson, composer
  • 1923 Mary McCarty, Winfield Ks, actress/singer (Starch-Trapper John MD)
  • 1924 Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer
  • 1927 Boris Porena, composer
  • 1927 Red Robert Chudnick Rodney, jazz trumpeter
  • 1928 Earring George Mayweather, blues Harmonica Player
  • 1930 Igor Kipnis, harpsichordist/professor (Fairfield), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1931 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • 1932 Mario Bertoncini, composer
  • 1940 Josephine Barstow, opera singer
  • 1942 Alvin Stardust, English singer, born in Muswell Hill, North London, (d. 2014)
  • 1943 Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)
  • 1943 Randy Bachman, Winnipeg, rocker (Bachman-Turner Overdrive-Roll On)
  • 1943 Steve Boone, NC, rock vocalist/bassist (Lovin' Spoonful)
  • 1945 Misha Dichter, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1948 Barbara Dickson, singer
  • 1949 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • 1951 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage)
  • 1953 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2012)
  • 1953 Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaica, reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie-DJ Riot)
  • 1958 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • 1964 Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind)
  • 1966 Lorenzo Cherubini, Italian singer (Jovanotti)
  • 1970 Mark Caldero, vocalist (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1973 Chris Demakes, American singer/guitarist (Less Than Jake)
  • 1976 Dean Butterworth, English musician
  • 1978 Brad Arnold, American singer (3 Doors Down)
  • 1982 Lil Wayne, American rapper
  • 1983 Travis MacRae, Canadian singer-songwriter

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1984 Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer-songwriter (Complicated, Sk8er Boi), born in Belleville, Ontario

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne