On This Day

Musicians Born in July 1971

Person of interestMissy Elliott

Jul 1 (Melissa) "Missy" Elliott, American rapper ("Work It"; "Lose Control"), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

  • Jul 4 Andy Creeggan, Canadian musician, born in Scarborough, Canada
  • Jul 8 Neil Mavers, British drummer (The La's, 1989–92, 1994–95), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jul 9 Bobby Leslie, American TV rocker (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting for You"), born in New York
  • Jul 9 Kevin Grant, British reggae-rock guitarist (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 10 Carolyn Leonhart, American jazz, session, and touring vocalist, (Swiss Percussion Ensemble; Lyn Leon; Steely Dan), born in New York City
  • Jul 11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • Jul 14 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French-Canadian pop singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 15 Danijela, Croatian singer
  • Jul 16 Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 19 Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo), born in Willisau, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Jul 19 Russell Allen, American rock vocalist (Symphony X; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestAlison Krauss

Jul 23 Alison Krauss, American bluegrass singer and fiddler (Union Station; Raising Sand), born in Decatur, Illinois

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • Jul 23 Dalvin DeGrate, American R&B singer and rapper, (Jodeci - "Cry For You"), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Jul 23 Christopher Lee [Lee Meng Soon], Malaysian actor, singer and model (Show Hand), born in Malacca, Malaysia
  • Jul 23 Zindy Laursen, Danish-American pop singer (Cut'N'Move - "Give It Up"; Zindy Kuku Boogaloo), born in Svendborg, Denmark
  • Jul 24 John Partridge, British singer (Cats) and actor (EastEnders), born in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 25 Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter ("Bad Friend to a Good Man"), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jul 28 Stephen Lynch, American musician, born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 29 Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish pop and jazz singer-songwriter (Vem Vet), born in Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 30 Bard Hargreaves, American drummer (Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"), born in Marin County, California
  • Jul 31 John 5 [Lowery], American heavy metal guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name; Rob Zombie), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

About July 1971

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)