Birthdays in Music on September 3

  • 1568 Adriano Banchieri, composer
  • 1695 Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer
  • 1719 Ferdinand Zellbell the younger, Swedish composer, co-founder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music (d. 1780)
  • 1778 Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer
  • 1789 Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer
  • 1803 Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
  • 1840 Jacob Fabricius, composer
  • 1864 Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer
  • 1887 Frank Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
  • 1893 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen)
  • 1897 Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer
  • 1901 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor
  • 1905 Robert Ruthenfranz, composer
  • 1910 Dorothy Maynor, Norfolk Va, soprano/founder (Harlem School of Arts)
  • 1915 Abel Ehrlich, composer
  • 1915 Knut Nystedt, composer
  • 1915 Memphis Slim, [John Len Chatman] American blues musician ("Every Day I Have the Blues"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • 1921 Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1922 Rosendo Ejercito Santos, composer
  • 1925 Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer
  • 1925 Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Rudolf Kelterborn, composer
  • 1933 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • 1933 Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013)
  • 1934 Xavier Darasse, composer
  • 1934 Freddie King, Gilmer Tx, blues singer (Hideaway)
  • 1935 Otto Ketting, trumpeter/composer (Passacaglia)
  • 1942 Al Jardine, Lima Oh, guitarist/singer (Beach Boys-Surfin, In My Room)
  • 1944 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945 George Biondo, rock musician (Steppenwolf), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945 Mike Harrison, keyboardist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • 1947 Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland
  • 1948 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1950 Aaron Smith, rocker (Romeo Void)
  • 1950 Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer (King's X)

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1955 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

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  • 1964 Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
  • 1965 Todd Lewis, musician (Toadies)
  • 1973 Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer
  • 1978 Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir) (d. 2004)
  • 1979 Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars)
  • 1980 The B.G., American rapper
  • 1980 Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41)
  • 1982 Andrew McMahon, American singer and songwriter
  • 1982 Kaori Natori, Japanese singer and model