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Birthdays in Music in November 1945

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Rick Grech, British rock musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1990)
  • Nov 3 Nick Simper, English bass guitarist (Deep Purple, Warhorse), born in Norwood Green, England
  • Nov 3 Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), born in New York (d. 1992)
  • Nov 8 Arnold Rosner, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Nov 8 Judith Lang Zaimont, American pianist and composer, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 8 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 10 Donna Fargo, American country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina
  • Nov 11 Chris Dreja, rocker (Yardbirds), born in London, England
  • Nov 11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestNeil Young

Nov 12 Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
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Neil Young
  • Nov 15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • Nov 16 Martine van Hamel, Dutch ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 16 Teenie Hodges [Mabon], American rhythm and blues guitarist (Take me to the River), born in Germantown, TN, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 20 Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (2009)
  • Nov 20 Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • Nov 24 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 24 Bev [Beverley] Bevan, rock drummer (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 26 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
  • Nov 26 Ethan Russell, American photographer and author (photographed covers for the Beatles, Rolling Stones and The Who), born in Mt. Kisco, New York
  • Nov 27 Randy Brecker, American jazz and fusion trumpeter (Brecker Brothers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 30 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
  • Nov 30 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)

About November 1945

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)