Today in Pianist History (Part 4)

Events in Music


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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 445

  • 1935-01-08 Ian Bargh, Prestwick, Scotland, Canadian jazz pianist and composer (d.2012)
  • 1935-01-15 Malcolm Frager, pianist, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1935-06-06 Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), born in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (d. 2017)
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-08-03 Vic Vogel, Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader
  • 1935-10-02 Peter Frankl, Hungarian-born British pianist
  • 1935-12-19 Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (d. 1974)
  • 1936-01-29 Malcolm Binns, concert pianist
  • 1936-04-22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (d. 1998)
  • 1936-10-05 Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist
  • 1936-11-01 Katie Webster [Kathyrne Jewel Thorne], American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie Queen), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1937-01-27 John Ogdon, pianist/composer, born in Manchester, England
  • 1937-07-06 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961), born in Gorky, Russia
  • 1937-07-28 Peter Duchin, American pianist/bandleader (Peter Duchin Orch), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-08-06 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1937-10-29 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
  • 1938-01-07 Paul Revere, American pianist (Paul Revere & Raiders), born in Harvard Nebraska, (d. 2014)
  • 1938-07-18 Ian Stewart, Scottish pianist (d. 1985)
  • 1938-10-24 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1938-12-11 McCoy Tyner, American jazz pianist
  • 1939-01-23 Ray Elliott, Irish rock pianist/saxophonist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1939-04-21 John McCabe, British composer and pianist, born in Liverpool, Merseyside
  • 1940-02-20 Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor

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1940-04-12 Herbie Hancock, pianist (I Thought it Was You), born in Chicago, Illinois

Musician and Composer Herbie Hancock
Musician and Composer
Herbie Hancock
  • 1940-05-20 Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge)
  • 1940-09-02 Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist
  • 1941-02-15 Brian Holland, US pianist/producer (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
  • 1941-06-05 Martha Argerich, Buenos Aires Argentina, pianist (debut 1949)
  • 1941-06-12 Chick Corea, Chelsea Mass, jazz pianist (Delhpi I, Toy Dance)
  • 1941-11-21 İdil Biret, Turkish pianist
  • 1941-12-25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • 1942-01-05 Maurizio Pollini, pianist, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1942-06-27 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-08-01 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • 1942-09-25 John Taylor, jazz pianist
  • 1942-11-15 Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
  • 1942-11-18 Jeffrey Siegel, pianist (Chicago Symph), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1943-01-09 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)
  • 1943-02-21 Duncan Swift, jazz pianist
  • 1943-04-03 Richard Manuel, Canadian rock pianist and vocalist (The Band), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)
  • 1943-06-01 Richard Goode, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award), born in The Bronx, New York

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1943-06-17 Barry Manilow [Barry Alan Pincus], American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs), born in New York City

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow
  • 1944-01-12 Viktoria Postnikova, Russian pianist
  • 1944-02-02 Ursula Oppens, American pianist/co-founder (Speculum Musicae-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-02-10 Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
  • 1944-02-24 Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Stones-Ruby Tuesday, Quicksilver)
  • 1944-04-17 John Lill, professor/pianist
  • 1944-05-17 Paul Crossley, concert pianist
  • 1944-05-20 Cipa Dichter, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, pianist/wife of Misha Dichter
  • 1944-06-02 Marvin Hamlisch, American composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1944-07-19 Commander Cody [George Frayne], singer/pianist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen), born in Boise, Idaho
  • 1945-02-13 Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
  • 1945-03-21 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • 1945-09-27 Misha Dichter, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1945-11-30 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
  • 1946-05-14 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer
  • 1946-06-20 Andre Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)
  • 1946-09-02 Billy Preston, American soul musician/singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1946-09-06 Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)
  • 1946-11-05 Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)
  • 1946-12-14 Jackie McCauley, North Ireland, rock pianist (Them Coleraine)
  • 1947-04-19 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-30 Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch jazz pianist (Live in Montreux)
  • 1947-07-24 Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-08-11 Catherine Collard, French pianist (Schumann/Brahms)
  • 1947-09-08 Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
  • 1948-01-17 Anne Queffélec, French pianist
  • 1948-04-03 Garrick Ohlsson, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1948-11-16 Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
  • 1949-02-19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • 1949-03-20 Marcia Ball, American singer and pianist
  • 1949-06-08 Emanuel Ax, Polish American classical pianist, born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • 1952-01-08 Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist
  • 1952-04-08 Adam Woods, rock drummer/pianist (Fixx)
  • 1952-04-25 Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
  • 1952-05-30 Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist and conductor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)
  • 1952-07-09 John Tesh, New age pianist/TV host (ET), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1952-10-14 Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
  • 1952-10-14 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
  • 1952-12-26 Andre-Michel Schub, pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • 1953-01-22 Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (Chung Trio)
  • 1953-09-16 Earl Klugh, Jazz pianist/guitarist
  • 1953-12-02 Myung-Whan Chung, Seoul Korea, pianist (Chung Trio)
  • 1953-12-21 Andras Schiff, pianist (Tchaikovsky-1974), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1953-12-28 Richard Clayderman, pianist (Amour, Romantic America)
  • 1954-05-28 Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (d. 1988)
  • 1954-08-11 Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come)
  • 1954-12-02 Danielle Alexander, country music pianist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1955-02-23 Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • 1955-11-23 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-09-07 Michael J Feinstein, pianist (Isn't It Romantic)
  • 1956-12-05 Krystian Zimerman, Polish pianist
  • 1957-03-08 Billy Childs, composer/pianist
  • 1957-04-14 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
  • 1957-09-09 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist
  • 1957-11-14 Frank Affolter, pianist/writer/composer (If Nobody Does)
  • 1958-01-02 Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
  • 1958-01-31 Tom Schuman, pianist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1958-04-10 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born pianist

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