On This Day

Musicians Born in 1957

  • Jan 4 Patty Loveless [Ramey], singer (Blue Side of Town), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Vincent Calloway, American trumpet player (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 8 Nacho Duato, Spanish classical dancer & choreographer, born in Valencia, Spain
  • Jan 9 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (L.A. Guns - "It's Over Now)", born in London, England
  • Jan 13 Don Snow, British session and touring Hammond organ and keyboard player (Squeeze; Van Morrison), born in London, England
  • Jan 14 Steve Jordan, American session and touring drummer (Blues Brothers; The World's Most Dangerous Band; X-pensive Winos; John Mayer Trio; The Rolling Stones), songwriter, and record producer, born in New York City
  • Jan 19 Mickael Virtue, American rock keyboardist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Jan 24 Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep
  • Jan 25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, American singer-songwriter & musician (Sylvers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jan 29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • Feb 1 Dennis Brown, Jamaican reggae singer ("Money In My Pocket"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1999)
  • Feb 4 Don Davis, American trombonist, arranger, and composer, mostly for film (The Matrix), and television (Beauty & The Beast), born in Anaheim, California
  • Feb 6 Jerry Marotta, American drummer (Orleans-Love Takes Time), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 6 Simon Phillips, English drummer & record producer (Toto), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 7 Richard Cook, British jazz writer (The Penguin Guide To Jazz Recordings), born in Kew, Surrey (d. 2007)
  • Feb 13 Tony Butler, British musician & rock bassist (Big Country - "It's A Big Country"; "Wonderland"), born in Shepherd's Bush, London
  • Feb 13 Doris King, American country vocalist (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat To China"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 14 Soile Isokoski, Finnish soprano, born in Posio, Finland
  • Feb 15 Jake E Lee, American rock guitarist (Badlands, 1988-93; Ozzy Osborne, 1982-89), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Feb 17 Loreena McKennitt, Canadian world and Celtic harpist, accordion, and piano player, singer, and composer ("The Mummer's Dance"), born in Morden, Manitoba
  • Feb 19 Falco [Johann "Hans" Hölzel], Austrian rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Feb 25 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scottish pop guitarist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Feb 25 Dennis Diken, American drummer (Smithereens -"Only A Memory"), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • Feb 27 Adrian Smith, English heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden-Aces High), born in London Borough of Hackney, London
  • Feb 28 Cindy Wilson, American rock vocalist (B-52's - "Love Shack"), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Feb 28 Ian Stanley, British rock keyboardist and songwriter (Tears For Fears, 1981-87 - "Shout"; "Everybody Wants To Rule The World"), born in Bath, England
  • Feb 28 Phil Gould, British rock drummer and percussionist (Level 42 - "Something About You"), born in Hong Kong
  • Feb 28 Paul Delph, American rock session and touring keyboardist and producer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Mar 1 Jon Carroll, American pop vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 5 Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall; The Post - "Nearly Man"), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Mar 6 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Mar 8 Billy Childs, American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 8 Clive Burr, English drummer (Iron Maiden, 1979-82), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Mar 9 Mark Mancina, American composer (Speed, Bad Boys, Moana), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 11 Cheryl Lynn, American singer
  • Mar 12 Marlon D Jackson, singer (Jackson 5 - "Stop! The Love You Save May Be Your Own"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 18 Melvin Gentry, American R&B singer and guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
  • Mar 18 György Pazdera, Hungarian bassist (Pokolgép)
  • Mar 22 Stephanie Mills, American singer-songwriter and actress (The Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 27 Billy MacKenzie, Scottish rock vocalist (The Associates - "Affectionate Punch"), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Apr 4 Graeme Kelling, Scottish pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • Apr 4 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • Apr 4 Nobuyoshi Kuwano, Japanese musician (Rats & Star), born in Ōta, Tokyo
  • Apr 7 Simon Climie, English singer-songwriter and producer (Climie Fisher - "Love Changes Everything"), born in London
  • Apr 9 Ednita Nazario, Puerto Rican Latin pop and rock singer, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Apr 10 Steve Gustafson, American bass guitarist (10,000 Maniacs - "Trouble Me"; "These Are Days"), born in Seville, Spain

Person of interestVince Gill

Apr 12 Vince Gill, American country singer ("When I Call Your Name"), born in Norman, Oklahoma

Country Singer Vince Gill
Country Singer
Vince Gill
  • Apr 13 Wayne Lewis, American keyboardist (Atlantic Starr), born in White Plains, New York
  • Apr 14 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer, born in Arkhangelsk, USSR
  • Apr 15 Jiří Gemrot, Czech contemporary classical composer (Dances and Reflections; Maxims), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
  • Apr 19 Belinda Lipscomb, American vocalist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 19 Tony Martin [Harford], British heavy metal vocalist (Black Sabbath, 1987-91 and 1993-7), born in Birmingham, England
  • Apr 20 Richenel [Hubertus Richenel Baars], Dutch singer and performer ("Turn My Page"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Apr 23 Kenji Kawai, Japanese film score composer, born in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 24 David J [Haskins], British alternative rock bassist, lyricist (Bauhaus; Love And Rockets), and playwright (Silver for Gold), born in Northampton, England
  • Apr 24 Boris Williams, French-English drummer (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Versailles, France
  • Apr 26 Rosa Briceño, Venezuelan conductor, and educator, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2018)
  • Apr 28 Wilma Landkroon, Dutch child pop singer ("Tulips From Amsterdam"), born in Enschede, Netherlands
  • Apr 29 Richie Robertson, British rock bassist and vocalist (Fabulous Poodles - "Mirror Star")
  • Apr 29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist , born in Loma Linda, California
  • May 1 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • May 1 Kow Otani, Japanese composer for anime, film and video games (Gamera), born in Toyko, Japan
  • May 3 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado
  • May 4 Soozie Tyrell, American session and touring violinist and vocalist (E-Street Band; Seeger Sessions Band; Buster Poindexter; Southside Johnny), born in Pisa, Italy
  • May 7 Paul Leary, American rock guitarist (Butthole Surfers), and music producer, born in San Antonio, Texas

Person of interestSid Vicious

May 10 Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London (d. 1979)

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious
  • May 18 Michael Cretu, Romanian-German rocker (Enigma - "Sadeness, Part 1"), born in Bucharest, Romania
  • May 23 Thereza Bazar, British-Canadian singer (Dollar - "Love's Gotta Hold on Me"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 23 Jimmy McShane, Irish singer (Baltimora - "Tarzan Boy"), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 1995)
  • May 26 Kristina Olsen, American folk singer-songwriter ("I'm Keeping This Life of Mine"), and session musician, born in San Francisco, California
  • May 27 Siouxsie Sioux [Susan Ballion], British rock musician, singer and songwriter (Siouxsie & the Banshees - "Peek-a-Boo'; "Kiss Them For Me"), born n Southwark, England
  • May 27 Eddie Harsch [Hawrysch], Canadian keyboardist (Bulldog; The Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • May 30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • Jun 2 King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
  • Jun 4 Tinsley Ellis, American electric blues guitarist, and singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 5 John Fumo, American session and touring trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, and educator, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Jun 6 Junior [Norman Giscombe], British R&B singer ("Mama Used to Say"), born in London, England
  • Jun 7 Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican pop and merengue singer, composer, and record producer, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jun 12 Geri Allen, American jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, and educator, born in Pontiac, Michigan (d. 2017) [1]
  • Jun 14 Chad Cromwell, American session and touring drummer (Joe Walsh; Neil Young; Mark Knopfler; Kenny Chesney), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Jun 15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jun 17 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), born in Dublin (d. 2013)
  • Jun 17 Martin Dillon, American operatic tenor and teacher, born in Portsmouth, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Jun 21 Mark Brzezicki, British rock drummer (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Slough, Berkshire, England
  • Jun 22 Garry Beers, Australian rocker (Inxs - "Kiss the Dirt"), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 22 John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
  • Jun 23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • Jun 24 Astro [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jun 26 Patty Smyth, American rock vocalist (Scandal - "Warrior"), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 29 Robert Forster, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Jul 2 Mick Anker, British rocker and bass guitarist (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
  • Jul 7 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact), born in İzmir, Turkey
  • Jul 9 Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell - "Tainted Love"), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 11 Michael Rose, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England
  • Jul 13 Cameron Crowe, American journalist (Rolling Stone), film director (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), and screenwriter (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 15 (Lyman) "Mac" McAnally, American session and touring country music singer-songwriter, and musician (Coral Reefer Band), born in Red Bay, Alabama
  • Jul 17 Bruce Crump, American rock drummer (Molly Hatchet), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jul 20 Merlina DeFranco, Canadian pop singer (The DeFranco Family - "Heartbeat, It's A Lovebeat"), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • Jul 20 Gernot Wolfgang, Austrian contemporary composer (Dance Of The Polar Bears; Yugoslavian Railroad Song), born in Bad Gastein, Austria
  • Jul 24 Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • Jul 24 Robbie Grey, English rock singer (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • Jul 24 Walter "Wattie" Buchan, Scottish punk rock singer (The Exploited), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and lounge singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jul 29 Alessandra Marc [Judith Borden], American operatic soprano (Turandot), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 31 Daniel Ash, British punk rock singer-songwriter (Bauhaus), born in Northampton, England
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon [Neill McMillan, Jr.], American musician ("Elvis Is Everywhere") and actor, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Aug 11 Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 11 Ross Halfin, British rock and heavy metal concert tour and portrait photographer, born in london, England
  • Aug 16 Tim Farriss, Australian rock guitarist (INXS - "Kiss The Dirt"), born in Perth, Australia
  • Aug 17 Ron Strykert, Australian rock guitarist (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), born in Korumburra, Victoria [several sources cite August 18]
  • Aug 18 Ron Strykert, Australian rock guitarist (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), born in Korumburra, Victoria [several sources cite August 17]
  • Aug 21 Budgie [Peter Edward Clarke], English rock drummer (Siouxsie and the Banshees; The Creatures), born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England
  • Aug 21 Kim Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge - "We Are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 21 Mark Pender, American trumpet player (Miami Horns; Southside Johnny), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 22 Holly Dunn, American country singer ("Daddy's Hands"), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California [some sources give year as 1955]
  • Aug 26 "Dr." Alban [Nwaba], Nigerian-Swedish hip-hop reggae singer, born in Oguta, Imo, Federation of Nigeria
  • Aug 29 Pim Kops, Dutch rock piano, organ and accordion player (De Dijk - Bloedend Hart; Avalanche Quartet), born in The Netherlands
  • Aug 31 Gina Schock, American rock drummer (The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"; "Vacation"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed": "Tempted"), born in London, England

Person of interestGloria Estefan

Sep 1 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine - "Conga"), born in Havana, Cuba

  • Sep 2 Steve Porcaro, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Toto, 1977-87, 2010-19 - "Rosanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Joe Smyth, American country singer ("Betty's Bein' Bad"), born in Portland, Maine
  • Sep 6 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Margot Chapman, American singer (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 9 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • Sep 10 Siobhan Fahey, Irish rock singer and musician (Bananarama - "Venus"; Shakespears Sister - "Stay"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 10 Carol Decker, British rock singer (T'Pau - "China In Your Hand"), born in Huyton, Merseyside, England
  • Sep 11 Jon Moss, English rock drummer (Culture Club - "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?"), born in Wandsworth, South London
  • Sep 12 Hans Zimmer, German film score composer (The Lion King), born in Frankfurt
  • Sep 13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 19 Rusty Egan, British new wave drummer (Rich Kids; Midge Ure; Visage), born in London, England
  • Sep 20 Alannah Currie, New Zealander rock xylophone player and vocalist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now"), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 22 Johnette Napolitano, American rocker (Concrete Blonde), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestNick Cave

Sep 22 Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads), born in Warracknabeal, Victoria

Singer and Songwriter Nick Cave
Singer and Songwriter
Nick Cave
  • Sep 22 Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford, England
  • Sep 23 Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • Sep 29 Mari Wilson, British singer (Just What I Always Wanted)
  • Sep 29 Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer, born in Sykia, Greece
  • Oct 4 Russell Simmons, American hip-hop music magnate (Def Jam), and entrepreneur, born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 5 Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness - "Baggy Trousers", "Our House"), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • Oct 9 Ini Kamoze [Cecil Campbell], Jamaican reggae singer ("Here Comes the Hotstepper"), born in Saint Mary's, Jamaica
  • Oct 11 Blair Cunningham, American rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 14 Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 17 Giuseppe Henry "Pino" Palladino, Italian-Welsh session and touring rock bassist (Paul Young; The Who; John Mayer Trio), born in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Oct 19 Karl Wallinger, Welsh rocker (World Party - "Give It All Away"), born in Prestatyn Wales, UK
  • Oct 20 Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 21 Julian Cope [Kevin Stapleton], British pop musician (Eve's Volcano), born in Deri, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Oct 21 Steve Lukather, American rock singer, guitarist, arranger, producer (Toto - "Africa"; Ringo's All-Starr Band), born in San Fernando Valley, California
  • Oct 25 Robbie Macintosh, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Pretenders), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • Oct 28 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
  • Oct 31 Robert Pollard, American rock singer-songwriter (Guided by Voices), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American Broadway singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 1 Lyle Lovett, American singer-songwriter (Joshua Judges Ruth; The Road To Ensenada), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 1 Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer, born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1988)
  • Nov 2 Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Nov 4 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Elena Kats-Chernin, Russian-Australian classical pianist and composer (Wild Swans), born in Tashkent, USSR (now Uzbekistan)
  • Nov 5 Michael "Mike" Score, British rock guitarist (A Flock Of Seagulls), born in Beverly, Yorkshire, England
  • Nov 5 David Moyse, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Nov 6 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress (Roisin Connor-Bad Girls), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 6 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Nov 7 John "Jellybean" Benitez, American musician, songwriter, club DJ, remixer and music producer (The Mexican), born in South Bronx, New York
  • Nov 8 Pearl Thompson, British rock guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Surrey, England
  • Nov 10 Chris Joyce, British drummer (Simply Red), born in Chorlton, Manchester
  • Nov 14 Frank Affolter, Dutch pianist, songwriter and singer (If Nobody Does), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Nov 15 Kevin Eubanks, American jazz bandleader and composer (The Tonight Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 18 Jenny Burton, American rocker (Nobody Loves Me Like You Do), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 19 Ofra Haza, Yemeni-Israeli singer, born in Tel Aviv, Israel (d. 2000)
  • Nov 21 Jim Brown, rocker (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Nov 22 Sharon Bailey, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • Nov 24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • Nov 27 Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic stage and screen actress, singer, theater director, and painter (born in Akranes, Iceland (d. 2016)
  • Nov 29 Jennifer Batten, American session and touring rock and jazz guitarist (Michael Jackson; Jeff Beck), born in New York City
  • Nov 30 John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Nov 30 Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)
  • Nov 30 Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • Dec 8 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - "Love Bites"), born in London, England
  • Dec 9 Donny Osmond, American singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Dec 10 Paul Hardcastle, British composer and musician ("19"; "Don't Waste My Time"), born in Kensington, London
  • Dec 12 Cy Curnin, English rock vocalist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero"), born in Wimbledon, England
  • Dec 12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 13 Morris Day, American singer (The Time), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 15 Tim Reynolds, German guitarist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Dec 18 John Webster, Canadian rocker (Red Rider)
  • Dec 19 Doug Johnson, Canadian rock keyboardist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • Dec 20 (Stephen William) "Billy" Bragg, English singer-songwriter ("Greetings To The New Brunette"; "Sexuality"; "California Stars"), born in Barking, Essex, England
  • Dec 20 Mike Watt, American rock bassist (Firehose), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Dec 20 Anna Vissi, Greek-Cypriot singer, born in Pyla, Cyprus
  • Dec 20 Arturs Maskats, Latvian classical composer and music director (Rainis Dailes Theatre; Latvian National Opera), born in Valmiera, Latvia
  • Dec 20 Pat Fish [Huntrods], British guitarist (The Jazz Butcher), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Dec 22 Richard "Ricky" Ross, Scottish rock vocalist (Deacon Blue), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Dec 23 Dan Bigras, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 24 Ian Burden, English rock keyboard player and bassist (Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • Dec 24 Diane Tell, Canadian pop-jazz singer-songwriter, born in Québec City, Quebec
  • Dec 25 Jan Rot, Dutch composer (Wrong Nights; St. Matthew's Passion),born in Makassar, Indonesia
  • Dec 25 Shane MacGowan, punk rock musician (Pogues - "Red Roses For Me"), born in Pembury, Kent
  • Dec 26 Guy Barker, British jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger (The Amadeus Project) born in Chiswick, London, England

About 1957

How Old? 63 or 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Jan 1 - Jan 30), Rooster (Jan 31 - Dec 31)