Birthdays in Music on September 29

  • 1654 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, born in Padingbüttel (d. 1740)
  • 1674 Jacques Hotteterre, composer
  • 1727 Henry Harington, composer
  • 1746 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, composer
  • 1753 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer
  • 1794 William Michael Rooke, composer
  • 1849 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer
  • 1854 Martin Pluddemann, composer
  • 1855 Michele Esposito, Italian composer who worked in Ireland, born in Castellamare di Stabia (d. 1929)
  • 1858 Leopoldo Mugnone, composer
  • 1879 Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer
  • 1884 Boris Asafiev, composer
  • 1893 Fabien Sevitzky, Vishny Volotchok Russia, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
  • 1894 Franco Capuana, composer
  • 1903 Karl August Andersen, composer
  • 1907 Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • 1916 Minao Shibata, composer
  • 1918 Harold Laurence Walters, composer
  • 1920 Vaclav Neummann, conductor
  • 1930 Richard Bonynge, Australian conductor (Aust Orch Sydney-1976), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1930 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)
  • 1932 Jeremy Isaacs, general director (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)

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1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, American country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin'), born in Ferriday, Louisiana

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  • 1939 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1940 Nicola Di Bari, Italian singer
  • 1941 Don Nix, US saxophonist (Last Night)
  • 1942 Jean-Luc Ponty, France, fusion violinist (Frank Zappa)
  • 1943 Manuel Fernandez, rocker
  • 1944 Mike Post, composer (Rockford Files, Hill St Blues, Magnum PI)
  • 1945 Kyriacos Sfetsas, composer
  • 1946 Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • 1948 Mark Farner, Mich, guitar/vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad-Locomotion)
  • 1948 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1948 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
  • 1949 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1956 Suzzy Roche, rocker (Roches)
  • 1957 Mari Wilson, British singer
  • 1957 Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer
  • 1962 Al Pitrelli, American musician, guitarist
  • 1963 Les Claypool, US funk metal singer/bassist (Primus-Suck on This)
  • 1965 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos/Neth dancer (Josephine)
  • 1968 Luke Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • 1968 Matt Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • 1969 Aleks Syntek, Mexican singer
  • 1971 Sibel Tüzün, Turkish singer
  • 1973 Scout Niblett, British singer/songwriter
  • 1977 Debelah Morgan, American R&B singer
  • 1978 Gunner McGrath, American guitarist (Much the Same)
  • 1978 Kurt Nilsen, Norwegian singer
  • 1980 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
  • 1982 Rob Smith, Irish musician and songwriter
  • 1988 Justin Nozuka, singer/songwriter