On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1972

  • Jan 1 DJ Shadow, American DJ and songwriter
  • Jan 2 Christopher Lennertz, American television, film and video game composer, born in Methuen, Massachusetts
  • Jan 3 Nichole Nordeman, American singer
  • Jan 5 Sakis Rouvas, Greek pop-rock singer and musician ("Shake It"), born in Corfu Island, Greece
  • Jan 6 Nek [Filippo Neviani], Italian singer-songwriter, born in Sassuolo, Modena
  • Jan 14 Predrag Gosta, Serbian-American conductor (Makris Symphony Orchestra, 2015-present), harpsichordist, and baritone, born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
  • Jan 16 Greg Page, Australian musician and actor (The Wiggles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 17 Ken Hirai, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Higashi-osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 17 Stéphane Escoms, French jazz keyboard and accordion player, born in France
  • Jan 21 Yasunori Mitsuda, Japanese composer
  • Jan 21 Cat Power (Chan Marshall), American musician
  • Jan 24 Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer, born in Kōchi
  • Jan 24 Beth Hart, American singer-songwriter (LA Song, Screamin' for My Supper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 27 Mark Owen, English pop singer
  • Jan 28 Tunde Jegede, Nigerian-British cellist, kora player, and composer of contemporary classical, African and pop music, born in London, England

About January 1972

How Old? 48 or 49 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)