Birthdays in Music in 1973

  • Jan 5 Phil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys)
  • Jan 7 Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
  • Jan 9 Sean Paul, reggae singer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jan 12 Dan Haseltine, American singer (Jars of Clay)
  • Jan 12 Matt Wong, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
  • Jan 12 Hande Yener, Turkish singer
  • Jan 18 Crispian Mills, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • Jan 19 Antero Manninen, Finnish Cellist
  • Feb 1 Yuri Landman, Experimental musical instrument builder, musician and comic book artist
  • Feb 2 Sergio Gonzalez, rocker (Menudo-Cannonball)
  • Feb 5 Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dutch singer
  • Feb 11 Ethan Iverson, US pianist, composer, and critic, born in Menomonie, Wisconsin
  • Feb 11 Varg Vikernes, Norwegian musician, born in Bergen, Norway
  • Feb 21 Heri Joensen, Faroese musician
  • Feb 21 Bowie Tsang, Taiwanese singer and TV host
  • Feb 23 Lars-Olof Johansson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Huskvarna, Sweden
  • Feb 24 James Michael Kennedy, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 25 Justin Jeffre, American singer (98 Degrees)
  • Feb 25 Julio José Iglesias, Spanish singer
  • Feb 27 "Pooh" Clark, rocker (High-5)
  • Mar 1 Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ and producer (4 Strings)
  • Mar 3 Matthew Marsden, English actor and singer
  • Mar 7 Sébastien Izambard, operatic pop singer (Il Divo)
  • Mar 8 Anneke van Giersbergen, Dutch singer (The Gathering)
  • Mar 10 John LeCompt, American guitarist
  • Mar 13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 16 Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)
  • Mar 22 Beverley Knight, English singer
  • Mar 25 Anders Fridén, Swedish singer (In Flames)
  • Mar 30 DJ AM [ Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Apr 3 Kelly Price, American R&B vocalist (Friend of Mine), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestPharrell Williams

Apr 5 Pharrell Williams, American music producer (The Neptunes), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Apr 6 Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • Apr 10 Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Falkirk, Scotland

Person of interestAdrien Brody

Apr 14 Adrien Brody, American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 14 David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
  • Apr 16 Bonnie Pink, Japanese singer
  • Apr 25 Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
  • Apr 30 Akon, American R&B Singer
  • May 7 Kristian Lundin, record producer
  • May 14 Shanice, [Wilson], vocalist (Discovery, Loving You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 14 Natalie Appleton, Canadian-born singer
  • May 17 Josh Homme, American musician and songwriter
  • May 17 Steve Barakatt, Canadian composer
  • May 20 Elsa Lunghini, French singer and actress
  • May 24 Ruslana, Ukrainian singer
  • May 29 Mark Lee, American musician (guitarist for Third Day)
  • Jun 5 Daniel Gildenlöw, Swedish musician and songwriter
  • Jun 10 Faith Evans, American singer
  • Jun 13 Ville Laihiala, Finnish musician (Sentenced, Poisonblack)
  • Jun 13 Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer

  • Jun 14 Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer
  • Jun 20 Chino Moreno, American musician (Deftones)
  • Jun 23 Marie N, Latvian singer
  • Jun 26 Gretchen Wilson, American singer
  • Jun 26 Jussi Sydänmaa, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jul 4 Gackt, Japanese singer
  • Jul 5 Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Jul 5 Róisín Murphy, Irish musician
  • Jul 11 Andrew Bird, American musician
  • Jul 15 John Dolmayan, Lebanese-born drummer (System of a Down)
  • Jul 17 Tony Dovolani, Albanian ballroom dancer
  • Jul 19 Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Jul 22 Daniel Jones, Australian musician (Savage Garden)
  • Jul 22 Rufus Wainwright, Canadian American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • Jul 23 Francis Healy, Scottish rock musician (Travis)
  • Jul 23 Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
  • Jul 25 Dani Filth, British singer (Cradle of Filth)
  • Jul 27 Abe Cunningham, American musician (Deftones)
  • Jul 29 Wanya Morris, [Squirt], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 29 James Otto, American country singer (MuzikMafia), born in Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Jul 30 Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
  • Jul 31 Jerry Rivera, Puerto Rican singer (Abriendo Puertas), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 8 Scott Stapp, American singer (Creed)
  • Aug 14 Daisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer
  • Aug 22 Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 28 DJ Assault, American musician
  • Aug 29 Vincent Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • Sep 1 J. D. Fortune, Canadian singer (INXS)
  • Sep 3 Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer
  • Sep 5 Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Sep 13 Kelly Chen, Chinese singer
  • Sep 18 Ami Onuki, Japanese singer (Puffy AmiYumi)
  • Sep 19 Jeremy Jordan, American singer and actor, born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Sep 23 Ingrid Fliter, Argentinian pianist
  • Sep 26 Marty Casey, American singer (Lovehammers)
  • Sep 27 Chris Demakes, American singer/guitarist (Less Than Jake)
  • Sep 28 Jori Hulkkonen, Finnish electronic musician
  • Sep 29 Scout Niblett, British singer/songwriter
  • Oct 2 Lene, Norwegian singer (Aqua)
  • Oct 9 Terry Balsamo, American guitarist
  • Oct 9 Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
  • Oct 11 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot, Limp Bizkit)
  • Oct 11 Brendan B Brown [BBB], American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • Oct 15 Dax Riggs, American musician
  • Oct 21 Lera Auerbach, Russian composer
  • Oct 21 Charlie Lowell, American Musician
  • Nov 3 Kirk Jones (Sticky Fingaz), American musician
  • Nov 3 Mick Thomson, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  • Nov 9 Nick Lachey, American singer
  • Nov 10 Khiry Abdul Samad, rocker (Boys-Dial My Heart, Lucky Charm), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 13 Ari Hoenig, American jazz drummer
  • Nov 14 Moka Only, Canadian musician
  • Nov 18 Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • Nov 28 Jade Puget, American musician (AFI)
  • Nov 30 John Moyer, American bassist (Disturbed)
  • Dec 1 Jon Theodore, American musician
  • Dec 4 Racci Shay, American Musician
  • Dec 4 Ferry Corsten, Dutch musician and DJ
  • Dec 4 Kate Rusby, English folk singer
  • Dec 8 Corey Taylor, American singer (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
  • Dec 14 Tia Texada, American actress and singer
  • Dec 16 Mariza [Marisa dos Reis Nunes], Portuguese singer (fado genre), born in Maputo, Portuguese Mozambique
  • Dec 21 Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer
  • Dec 27 Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
  • Dec 28 Herborg Kråkevik, Norwegian singer and actress
  • Dec 31 Malcolm Middleton, Scottish musician (Arab Strap)