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Birthdays in Music in September 1946

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestBarry Gibb

Sep 1 Barry Gibb, English singer-songwriter (The Bee Gees), born in Douglas, Isle of Man

Bee Gees Singer Barry Gibb
Bee Gees Singer
Barry Gibb
  • Sep 1 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 2 Billy Preston, American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Sep 4 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 4 Gary Duncan, American guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 4 Greg Elmore, American rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California

Person of interestFreddie Mercury

Sep 5 Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions), born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (d. 1991)

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury
  • Sep 5 Loudon Wainwright III, American vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Sep 6 Buizen Beernd [Bennie Jolink], Dutch singer and musician (Normal), born in Hummelo, Netherlands
  • Sep 7 Alfa Anderson, American rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 8 Dean Daughtry, American rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Kinston, Alabama
  • Sep 9 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
  • Sep 9 Doug Ingle, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 11 Dennis Tufano, American rock guitarist and vocalist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 Camilo Sesto, Spanish singer, born in Alcoy, Spain
  • Sep 19 John Coghlan, English rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • Sep 22 King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
  • Sep 23 Aubrey "Po" Powell, British co-founder of album cover design company "Hipgnosis" (Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Yes), born in Sussex, England
  • Sep 24 Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Sep 24 Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Sep 24 Marc Neikrug, American composer and musician, born in New York City
  • Sep 28 Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist
  • Sep 29 Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • Sep 29 Ian Wallace, English drummer (King Crimson), born in Bury, Lancashire (d. 2007)
  • Sep 30 Sylvia Peterson, American vocalist (Chiffons-He's So Fine)
  • Sep 30 H├ęctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (d. 1993)

About September 1946

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

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)