Birthdays in Music on April 11

  • 1586 Pietro Della Valle, composer
  • 1602 Johann Neukrantz, composer
  • 1638 Diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer
  • 1681 Anne Danican Philidor, composer
  • 1682 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer
  • 1715 John Alcock, English composer and organist, born in London (d. 1806)
  • 1735 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, composer
  • 1769 Johann Georg Lickl, composer
  • 1775 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer
  • 1779 Louise Reichardt, German composer, born in Berlin, Prussia
  • 1815 Klara Fey, German orchestra leader (Deutscher Arbeiterverein)
  • 1838 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer
  • 1840 John Conrad Nordqvist, composer
  • 1859 Basil Harwood, composer
  • 1881 Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer
  • 1889 Nick LaRocca, US jazz coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag) (d. 1961)
  • 1901 Theodor Rogalski, composer
  • 1907 William Henry Swinburne, music teacher
  • 1908 Karel Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto)
  • 1916 Alberto E Ginastera, composer (Panambi), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1922 Alexander Raichev, composer
  • 1926 Gervase de Peyer, British clarinetist, born in London (d. 2017)
  • 1926 Robert Hall Lewis, composer
  • 1926 Victor Bouchard, Quebec pianist and composer
  • 1927 Domenico Guaccero, composer
  • 1930 Kazuo Fukushima, composer
  • 1931 Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer
  • 1932 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), born in New York (d. 2010)
  • 1935 Pierre Kartner, [Father Abraham], Dutch singer (Smurf Song)
  • 1935 Richard Berry, musician
  • 1938 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Colonge (d. 2017)
  • 1951 Robbie House, rocker (Snuff)
  • 1951 Paul Fox, English guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)
  • 1953 Branimir "Johnny" Štulić, Croatian rock singer (Azra), born in Skopje, Yugoslavia
  • 1958 Stuart Adamson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • 1961 Doug Hopkins, American musician
  • 1964 Steve Azar, American singer-songwriter
  • 1964 Johann Sebastian Paetsch, American cellist
  • 1966 Lisa Stansfield, English pop singer (Around the World)
  • 1969 Cerys Matthews, Welsh singer
  • 1969 Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer
  • 1970 Delroy Pearson, rock vocalist (Five Star-Between the Lines)

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1971 Oliver Riedel, German musician (Rammstein), born in Schwerin, Germany

Musician Oliver Riedel
Musician
Oliver Riedel
  • 1978 Tom Thacker, Canadian musician
  • 1979 Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Miss World Canada 2003, Singer/Songwriter, Human Rights Activist
  • 1979 Chris Gaylor, American drummer
  • 1979 Sebastien Grainger, Canadian musician

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1987 Joss Stone, English singer-songwriter (The Soul Sessions), born in Dover, Kent

Singer Joss Stone
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Joss Stone