On This Day

Musicians Born in September 1953

  • Sep 2 John Zorn, American jazz and avant garde musician and composer, born in New York City
  • Sep 5 Paulie Carmen, American rock vocalist (Champaign), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Ben Bossi, American rock saxophonist (Romeo Void), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 7 Michael Byron, American classical composer (Tidal), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 11 Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer (Styx), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Sep 11 Renée Geyer, Australian singer (It's A Man's Man's World, Stares and Whispers), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 14 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, born in Yancey Mills, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Sep 15 Pat Barrett, Canadian pop and doo-wop vocalist (Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Sep 16 Earl Klugh, American jazz pianist and guitarist, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Sep 18 Gerald Custer, American choral conductor and composer (I Kiss My Hand to the Stars), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 22 Richard Fairbrass, English singer and bassist (Right Said Fred), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Sep 25 Richard Harvey, British musician and composer (Gryphon), born in London, England
  • Sep 26 Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer, born in Sylane, County Galway, Ireland
  • Sep 27 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2012)
  • Sep 27 Heather Watts, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 27 Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie-DJ Riot), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Sep 28 Jim Diamond, Scottish singer-songwriter (I Should Have Known Better), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Sep 30 Deborah Allen, American country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee

About September 1953

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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