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Musicians Born in October 1946

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Jo-el Sonnier, American country singer (Louisiana), born in Rayne, Louisiana
  • Oct 3 Tristan Keuris, composer
  • Oct 5 Richard Kermode, American rocker (Kozmic Blues Band), born in Wyoming (d. 1996)
  • Oct 6 Millie Small, Jamaican singer (My Boy Lollipop), born in Clarendon
  • Oct 7 Bernard Lavilliers, French singer, born in Saint-√Čtienne, France
  • Oct 10 Ben Vereen, American actor and dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Charles Dance, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown), born in Redditch, Worcestershire
  • Oct 10 John Prine, American country singer (Hello in There), born in Maywood, Illinois
  • Oct 11 Gary Mallaber, American rocker (The Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 11 Daryl Hall [Hohl], American rocker, soul singer and songwriter (Hall & Oates), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 13 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 14 Justin Hayward, English vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Swindon, Wiltshire England
  • Oct 14 Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Oct 15 Richard Carpenter, American vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 17 Michael Hossack, American drummer (The Doobie Brothers), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Oct 18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer (Lord of the Rings Trilogy), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Oct 21 Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps)
  • Oct 21 Phil Ryan, Welsh keyboardist and composer (Man, Pete Brown), born in Port Talbot, Wales (d. 2016)
  • Oct 22 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • Oct 23 Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)
  • Oct 24 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf), born in Oshawa, Ontario (d. 1993)
  • Oct 25 Peter Lieberson, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 26 Keith Hopwood, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England
  • Oct 27 Peter Martins, Danish dancer and choreographer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Oct 29 Peter Green [Peter Greenbaum], English rocker (Fleetwood Mac), born in London

About October 1946

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)