On This Day

Musicians Born in December 1962

  • Dec 5 José Cura, Argentine tenor, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Dec 6 Ben Watt, British rocker (Everything but the Girl - "I Don't Want To Talk About It"; Idlewood), born in Marylebone, London
  • Dec 8 Marty Friedman, American heavy metal guitarist (Megadeath), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 8 Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Venezuelan conductor (Municipal Symphony Orchestra of Caracas, 2003-present), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • Dec 11 Curtis "Fitz" Williams, American keyboard player (Kool & The Gang)
  • Dec 11 Paul Haslinger, Austrian musician and composer, born in Linz, Austria
  • Dec 11 Nele Karajlić, Bosnian singer (Zabranjeno pušenje), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dec 18 Renaldo Lapuz, Filipino-American Singer
  • Dec 21 Christy Forester, American musician (Forester Sisters-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • Dec 23 Sonny Emory, American session and touring drummer (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1987-99), and music professor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Dec 26 James Kottak, American rock drummer (Scorpians, 1996-2016), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 28 Rachel Z [Nicolazzo], American jazz and rock pianist ("Tokyo Blue"; Ozmosys), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 28 Michel Petrucciani, French jazz pianist (100 Hearts), born in Orange, France (d. 1999)
  • Dec 30 Paul Crowder, British musician (The Adventures), sound engineer (Wham!), and filmmaker (Last Play At Shea), born in London
  • Dec 31 Jennifer Higdon, American classical music composer (2010 Pulitzer; 3 Grammy Awards) and educator (Curtis Institute of Music, 1994 - present), born in Brooklyn, New York

About December 1962

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)