Singers in History (Part 17)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 3,927

  • 1948-10-28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1948-11-03 Lulu, singer/actress (To Sir With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1948-11-05 Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
  • 1948-11-09 Michel Pagliaro, Quebec singer
  • 1948-11-12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1948-11-16 Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
  • 1948-12-07 Gary Morris, country singer/actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1948-12-18 Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • 1948-12-20 Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • 1948-12-25 Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-12-25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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1948-12-31 Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer
  • 1949-01-07 Marshall Chapman, Spartanburg SC, country singer
  • 1949-01-11 Tom Netherton, singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1949-01-11 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in New York, (d. 2015)
  • 1949-01-11 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • 1949-01-19 Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)
  • 1949-02-10 Maxime Le Forestier, French singer
  • 1949-02-19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • 1949-03-01 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • 1949-03-02 Alain Chamfort, French singer
  • 1949-03-04 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • 1949-03-09 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
  • 1949-03-16 Elliott Murphy, US singer/songwriter
  • 1949-03-18 Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
  • 1949-03-20 Marcia Ball, American singer and pianist
  • 1949-03-21 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-03-30 Dana [Richenda Antoinette de Winterstein] Gillespie, English actress and singer (Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Surrey, England
  • 1949-04-01 Gill Scott-Heron, American writer/poet/singer (Whities on the Moon)
  • 1949-04-03 Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart)
  • 1949-04-15 Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer
  • 1949-04-21 Patti LuPone, actress/singer (Evita, Life Goes On), born in Northport, New York
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter
  • 1949-05-13 Franklin Ajaye, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-05-15 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
  • 1949-05-21 Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

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1949-05-26 Hank Williams Jr, country singer (Honky Tonk), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1949-06-06 Holly Near, American folksinger
  • 1949-06-14 Papa Wemba, Congolese singer, born Kasai region, Belgian Congo (d. 2016)

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1949-06-20 Lionel Richie, American singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover), born in Tuskegee, Alabama

  • 1949-06-22 Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1949-07-01 John Farnham, Australian singer
  • 1949-07-03 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
  • 1949-07-04 Tonio K, American singer
  • 1949-07-10 John Whitehead, American singer and record producer

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1949-07-27 Maureen McGovern, singer (Got To Be a Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1949-07-28 Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)
  • 1949-07-30 Joyce Jones, US singer (1st Choice)
  • 1949-08-08 Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
  • 1949-08-10 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
  • 1949-08-15 Kate Taylor, American singer-songwriter (It's in His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
  • 1949-08-23 Woody Paul, [Paul Chrisman], singer (Riders in the Sky), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1949-08-23 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
  • 1949-09-02 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • 1949-09-07 Gloria Gaynor, disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer
  • 1949-09-26 Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
  • 1949-09-27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • 1949-09-29 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist/lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-10-05 B. W. Stevenson, American singer (d. 1988)
  • 1949-10-07 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
  • 1949-10-27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1949-11-05 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1949-11-08 Bonnie Raitt, country singer (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949-11-16 Pattie Santos, singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • 1949-11-18 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • 1949-11-24 Anita Louis, US singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • 1949-11-26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
  • 1949-12-25 Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music
  • 1950-01-07 Juan Gabriel, [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • 1950-01-09 David Johansen, [Buster Poindexter], NY, singer (Hot! Hot! Hot!)
  • 1950-01-09 Rio Reiser, German rock singer (Ton Steine Scherben), (d. 1996)
  • 1950-01-15 David Lynn Jones, Bexar Ark, country singer (Bonnie Jean)
  • 1950-01-16 Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
  • 1950-01-18 Claudia de Colombia, Bogato Columbia, spanish singer (Yo Creo En Ti)
  • 1950-01-20 Henk Batenburgh, cabaret performer/singer (Waaldrecht)
  • 1950-01-21 Billy Ocean, [Leslie S Charles], Trinidad, singer (Caribbean Queen)
  • 1950-02-04 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • 1950-02-16 Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  • 1950-02-16 Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer (d. 2002)
  • 1950-02-22 Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer

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1950-02-24 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood
  • 1950-03-07 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1950-03-11 Bobby McFerrin, singer (Don't Worry Be Happy-Grammy 1989)
  • 1950-03-15 Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer
  • 1950-03-26 Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
  • 1950-03-26 Teddy Pendergrass, singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-03-27 Maria Ewing, opera singer
  • 1950-03-29 Mory Kanté, Guinean singer and kora harp player (Yé ké yé ké), born in Albadaria, Guinea
  • 1950-04-03 Curtis Stone, N singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California

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1950-04-05 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • 1950-04-05 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • 1950-04-12 David Cassidy, American singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-05-03 Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)
  • 1950-05-05 Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal, I See a Star)
  • 1950-05-05 Googoosh, Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین), Iranian, Persian Singer & actress

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1950-05-13 Stevie Wonder, American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love), born in Saginaw, Michigan

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

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