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Birthdays in Music in September 1948

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 2 Linda "Tui" Tillery, American singer-songwriter (The Loading Zone), born in San Francisco
  • Sep 3 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 4 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong musician, born in Xiguan, China
  • Sep 6 Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Sep 11 John Martyn, British musician, born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • Sep 12 Luis Lima, Argentine tenor, born in C√≥rdoba, Argentina
  • Sep 14 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer and vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • Sep 16 Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 22 Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
  • Sep 24 Heinz Chur, German composer

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

Sep 26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • Sep 29 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • Sep 29 Theo J√∂rgensmann, German jazz clarinetist

About September 1948

How Old? 71 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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