On This Day

Musicians Born in September 1956

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 4 Blackie Lawless, American musician (W.A.S.P.), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Sep 5 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings), born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • Sep 7 Michael Feinstein, American pianist (Isn't It Romantic), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Diane Warren, American songwriter (Music of My Heart), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Sep 8 Frank Tovey, British musician, born in London (d. 2002)
  • Sep 10 Johnny Fingers, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • Sep 10 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • Sep 12 Barry Andrews, British musician (League of Gentlemen), born in London
  • Sep 12 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • Sep 13 [Joan] Joni Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Sep 15 Jaki Graham, British R&B singer-songwriter, born in Birmingham
  • Sep 15 Ned Rothenberg, composer
  • Sep 15 Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
  • Sep 16 Charles Fearing, American rock guitarist (Raydio)
  • Sep 16 Peter Zaremba, American rocker (Fleshtones), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 22 Debby Boone, American singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Sep 22 Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star)
  • Sep 23 June Forester, country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Sep 29 Suzzy Roche, rocker (Roches)

About September 1956

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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