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Birthdays in Music in December 1946

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Gilbert O'Sullivan, Irish singer (Alone Again Naturally)
  • Dec 5 José Carreras, Spanish opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors), born in Barcelona
  • Dec 8 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 10 Ace Kefford, English bassist (The Move), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 10 Gloria Loring, American actress and singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 12 Clive Bunker, British rock drummer (Jethro Tull), born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • Dec 13 Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Dec 14 Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them Coleraine), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 14 Jane Birkin, English actress and singer (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • Dec 14 Joyce Vincent Wilson, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 15 Carmine Appice, musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Harry Ray, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Dec 16 Benny Andersson, Swedish composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist
  • Dec 20 Douglass Lubahn, psychedelic rock & jazz rock bassist
  • Dec 21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • Dec 21 Christopher Keene, American conductor (La Traviata), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1995)
  • Dec 21 Kevin Peek, Australian guitarist, born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2013)
  • Dec 22 Rick Nielsen, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Dec 23 Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Dec 24 Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus-Can't Stand Noise), born in Amsterdam
  • Dec 25 Jimmy Buffet, vocalist (Margaritaville), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Dec 28 Edgar Winter, American rock musician (Frankenstein, Free Ride), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Dec 29 Marianne Faithfull, English vocalist (Money), born in Hampstead, England
  • Dec 30 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois

About December 1946

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)