On This Day

Musicians Born in 1975

  • Jan 2 Chris Cheney, Australian rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (The Living End - "The Second Solution"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 2 Doug Robb, American singer (Hoobastank - "The Reason"), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Jan 6 Yukana, Japanese voicer actress & singer, born in Futtsu, Japan
  • Jan 8 DJ Clue, American DJ & producer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Harris Jayaraj, Indian music composer, born in Chennai, India
  • Jan 10 Shannon Kavanaugh, American rocker (Ivory Soul), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 12 Chase Hampton, American pop-rocker (The Party - "Rodeo", "That's Why"), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 12 Jason Freese, American musician, born in Orange County, California
  • Jan 15 Shahab Tolouie, Iranian Persian-Falmenco fusion guitarist, composer, and singer, born in Shahsavar, Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Jan 17 Tom Jenkinson, English musician (Squarepusher), born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Rami Yacoub, Swedish songwriter & producer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 19 Noah Georgeson, American musician & producer, born in Nevada City, California
  • Jan 28 Lee Latchford-Evans, British pop singer (The Steps), born in Chester, England
  • Jan 30 Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi), born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 31 Kate Shutt, American jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 1 Big Boi [Antwan André Patton], American musician (Outkast), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Feb 4 Natalie Imbruglia, Australian-British singer-songwriter (Left of the Middle), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Feb 5 Adam Carson, American musician (AFI), born in Ukiah, California
  • Feb 6 Tomoko Kawase, Japanese singer, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Feb 7 Wes Borland, American rock guitarist (Limp Bizkit), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Feb 10 Kool Savas, German rapper, born in Aachen, Germany
  • Feb 16 Nanase Aikawa, Japanese singer
  • Feb 17 Harisu, South Korean singer, model and actress
  • Feb 19 Daniel Adair, Canadian drummer and percussionist (Nickelback; 3 Doors Down), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 20 Brian Littrell, American pop (Backstreet Boys), and Christian music singer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Feb 23 Robert Lopez, American composer (Frozen), youngest ever to become an EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony awards winner), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Mar 3 Albert Fields, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 4 Hawksley Workman, Canadian rock singer-songwriter
  • Mar 6 Aracely Arambula, Mexican actress and singer
  • Mar 6 Yannick Nézet-Séguin, French Canadian conductor (Montréal Orchestre Métropolitain, 2000-; Philadelphia Orchestra, 2010-26; Metropolitan Opera, 2018-present), born in Montréal, Quebec
  • Mar 8 Peggy Zina, Greek singer
  • Mar 9 Jane Antonia Cornish, British composer of contemporary classical music (Seascapes), and film scores (Five Children And It), born in London, England
  • Mar 12 Herman Li, Cantonese guitarist
  • Mar 12 Kéllé Bryan, British pop singer (Eternal - "I Wanna Be The Only One"), born in Plaistow, England
  • Mar 15 Will.i.am [Adams], American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician (Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"), born in East Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 17 Justin Hawkins, British hard rock singer and guitarist (The Darkness - "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"), born in Chertsey, Surrey, England
  • Mar 18 Rodleen Getsic, American musician, civil servant
  • Mar 19 Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
  • Mar 19 Brann Dailor, American drummer
  • Mar 24 Krisdayanti, Indonesian pop singer and actress, born in Batu, East Java, Indonesia
  • Mar 25 Melanie Blatt, British pop singer (All Saints - "Never Ever"), born in London

Person of interestFergie

Mar 27 Fergie [Duhamel], American pop singer (The Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"), born in Hacienda Heights, California

Singer Fergie
Singer
Fergie
  • Mar 28 Orrin Evans, American jazz pianist, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Apr 1 John Butler, Australian singer and musician
  • Apr 2 Deedee Magno Hall, Filipino-American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Apr 5 Juicy J [Jordan Houston], American rapper, songwriter, and record producer (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 6 Dannon Phillip Pampolina, rapper and drummer (Party)
  • Apr 7 John Cooper, American christian rock musician (Skillet), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 8 Anouk [Teeuwe], Dutch singer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Apr 10 Chris Carrabba, American rock singer and guitarist (Dashboard Confessional - "Stolen"; "Vindicated"), born in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 13 Lou Bega, German mambo musician (Mambo No. 5), and artist, born in Munich, Germany
  • Apr 14 Avner Dorman, Israeli composer, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Apr 16 Joanna Ławrynowicz, Polish classical pianist, born in Warsaw, Poland [1]
  • Apr 23 Jón Þór Birgisson, Icelandic musician and singer (Sigur Rós)
  • Apr 25 Ruben Gomez, American rocker (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 26 Joey Jordison, American drummer (Slipknot, 1995-2013 - "All Hope Is Gone"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2021)
  • Apr 26 Nerina Pallot, British pop-rock singer-songwriter ("Sophia"; "Everybody's Gone To War"), born in London
  • May 3 Maksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist, born in Šibenik, Croatia
  • May 4 Pablo Ruiz, Spanish singer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Person of interestEnrique Iglesias

May 8 Enrique Iglesias, Spanish singer-songwriter and King of Latin Pop ("Bailamos"; "Hero"), born in Madrid, Spain

King of Latin Pop Enrique Iglesias
King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
  • May 9 Tamia [Washington], Canadian R&B, hiphop, and pop singer, born in Windsor, Ontario
  • May 16 Tony Kakko, Finnish singer (Sonata Arctica)
  • May 16 Tonéx, American singer
  • May 17 Laura Voutilainen, Finnish singer
  • May 18 Jack Johnson, American singer-songwriter (In Between Dreams, "Upside Down"), born in Oahu, Hawaii
  • May 18 Peter Iwers, Swedish heavy metal bass player (In Flames, 1999-2018)
  • May 18 Zach Gill, American singer-songwriter, pianist, accordion player and banjo picker (Animal Liberation Orchestra; Jack Johnson), born in Santa Clara County, California
  • May 21 Lee Gaze, Welsh guitarist (No Devotion), born in Pontypridd, Wales
  • May 24 Maria Lawson, British soul and R&B singer (Ti.Pi.Cal.), born in London

Person of interestLauryn Hill

May 26 Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
  • May 27 ZP Theart, British heavy metal rock singer and musician (DragonForce; Skid Row), born in Clanwilliam, South Africa
  • May 27 André 3000 [Benjamin], American rapper (Outkast), and actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 27 Jadakiss [Jason Phillips], American rapper (The Lox), born in Yonkers, New York

Person of interestMelanie Brown

May 29 Mel B {Melanie Brown], English pop singer "Scary Spice" (Spice Girls), and television personality (America's Got Talent; X-FActor), born in Leeds, England

  • Jun 6 Cheer Chen [Chi-Chen], Taiwanese folk-rock singer-songwriter (Sofa Sea), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jun 14 Bob Nanna, American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
  • Jun 18 Jem [Jemma Griffiths], Welsh pop-rock, and "folktronica"singer-songwriter, born in Penarth, Wales
  • Jun 25 Chenoa [María Laura Corradini Falomir], Argentine-Spanish singer (Atrévete), born in Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Jun 28 Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (Dissection), born in Strömstad, Sweden (d. 2006)
  • Jul 1 Sufjan Stevens, American musician ("Illinois"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 2 Erik Ohlsson, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • Jul 4 Tania Davis, Australian violinist, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 5 Gunnar H. Thomsen, Faroese musician (Týr), born in Faroe Islands
  • Jul 6 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 8 Elias Viljanen, Finnish Guitarist
  • Jul 9 Jack White [Gillis], American musician (The White Stripes; Racontuers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 11 Samer el Nahhal, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jul 11 Lil' Kim [Kimberly Denise Jones], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 12 Cheyenne Jackson, American stage and screen actor and singer, born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jul 14 Taboo [Jaime Gomez], American rapper (Black Eyed Peas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 16 Jamie Oliver, Welsh keyboardist (No Devotion), born in Pontypridd, Wales
  • Jul 17 Paul Hinojos, American guitarist (At The Drive-In, The Mars Volta), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Daron Malakian, American rock guitarist (System of a Down; Scars on Broadway), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jul 18 M.I.A [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British-Sri Lankan rapper ("Paper Planes"; "Sunshowers"), born in London, England
  • Jul 27 Fred Mascherino, American musician (Taking Back Sunday), born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 28 Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jul 30 Tifini Hale, American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 31 Allan von Schenkel, American double bassist, composer and performance artist
  • Jul 31 Kavinsky [Vincent Belorgey], French DJ and musician (Drive, OutRun), born in Seine-Saint-Denis, France
  • Aug 5 Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica), born in, Vantaa, Finland
  • Aug 7 Gaahl [Kristian Eivind Espedal], Norwegian black metal vocalist (Gorgoroth), born in Sunnfjord, Norway
  • Aug 7 Koray Candemir, Turkish singer, songwriter and producer (Kargo; maSKott), born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Aug 11 Chris Kelly [Mack Daddy], rapper (Kris Kross - "Warm It Up"), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Aug 11 Davey von Bohlen, American musician, (The Promise Ring, Maritime)
  • Aug 11 Ronald Clarke, American musician and founder of aliennetwork Records
  • Aug 23 Eliza Carthy, English singer and fiddler, born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Aug 29 Kyle Cook, American rock guitarist, and banjo player (Matchbox Twenty - "Bent"; "Unwell"), born in Frankfort, Kentucky
  • Aug 31 Daniel Harding, British conductor (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, 2007 to present), born in Oxford, England
  • Aug 31 James Black, Canadian singer-songwriter (Finger Eleven), born in Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 1 Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
  • Sep 1 Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Australian actress (Neighbours), and rock singer (Rough Tarders - "Voodoo Child"), born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Sep 4 Mark Ronson, British-American musician, songwriter and DJ (Uptown Funk), born in London, England
  • Sep 5 Charles Greywolf [David Vogt], German heavy metal guitarist and record producer (Powerwolf), born in Berus, West Germany
  • Sep 7 Marie-Agnès Gillot, French ballet dancer & choreographer, born in Caen, France
  • Sep 8 Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane), born in Gravesend, Kent, England
  • Sep 9 Michael Bublé, Canadian Grammy and Juno Award-winning singer ("Haven't Met You Yet"; "It's A Beautiful Day"), and actor, born in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Sep 11 Mark Klepaski, American musician, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 13 Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts), born in Baxter Springs, Kansas
  • Sep 17 Constantine Maroulis, American rock singer (American Idol, season 4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 22 Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter (Ostava)
  • Sep 23 Layzie Bone [Steven Howse], American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 25 Mariusz Duda, Polish rock bassist and singer (Riverside), born in Wegorzewo, Poland
  • Sep 26 Emma Härdelin, Swedish singer (Garmarna and Triakel), born in Krokom, Sweden
  • Sep 28 Mandy Barnett, American country singer ("Maybe"; "The Whispering Wind"), born in Crossville, Tennesee
  • Oct 3 India Arie [Simpson], American neo-soul singer ("I Am Light") and actress (Voyage to India), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 3 Talib Kweli [Greene], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Oct 7 Damian Kulash, American musician (OK Go), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 7 Tim Minchin, Australian comedian and musician, born in Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Oct 9 Sean Ono Lennon, British-American rock musician and producer (Cibo Matto; The Claypool-Lennon Delirium), born in New York City
  • Oct 14 Teresa "Shaznay" Lewis, British singer (All Saints), born in Islington, London
  • Oct 15 Ginuwine [Elgin Baylor Lumpkin], American singer (Ginuwine...The Bachelor), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 23 Jessicka [Jessica Fodera], American goth-rock, alt-pop singer-songwriter and artist, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Oct 25 Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian musician (Kings of Convenience), born in Bergen, Norway
  • Oct 30 Ian D'Sa, English-Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Billy Talent), born in Ealing, London
  • Nov 1 Bo Bice, American singer (The Real Thing), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Nov 1 Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician (Code of Ethics), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 2 Chris Walla, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie), born in Bothell, Washington
  • Nov 4 Michael Osmond, American singer (Osmond Boys), born in Utah
  • Nov 5 Jamie Madrox [Spaniolo], American horrorcore rapper (Twizted), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 10 Jim Adkins, American musician (Jimmy Eat World)
  • Nov 12 Tevin Jermod Campbell, American rapper, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 14 Travis Barker, American drummer (Blink-182, +44), born in Fontana, California
  • Nov 14 Faye Tozer, British musician (Steps)
  • Nov 17 Lord Infamous [Ricky T Dunigan], American rapper (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 20 (Frederick) Dierks Bentley, American country singer (Modern Day Drifter; Riser), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Nov 20 Davey Havok [David Paden Marchand], American singer (AFI), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 22 Aiko [Yanai], Japanese singer, born in Osaka
  • Nov 28 Satyr [Sigurd Wongraven], Norwegian heavy metal musician (Satyricon)
  • Nov 30 Mindy McCready, country/western singer, (d. 2013)
  • Dec 3 Mickey Avalon [Yeshe Perl], American rapper, born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 3 Csaba Czébely, Hungarian drummer (Pokolgép), born in Beregszász, Transcarpathia
  • Dec 13 Tom DeLonge, American guitarist (blink-182, Angels & Airwaves), born in Poway, California
  • Dec 14 Justin Furstenfeld, American rock singer (Blue October)
  • Dec 16 Nawo Kawakita, Japanese heavy metal drummer (Maximum the Hormone)
  • Dec 16 Benjamin Kowalewicz, Canadian rock singer and songwriter (Billy Talent), born in Pierrefonds, Quebec
  • Dec 16 Jacob "Jake" Cinninger, American rock guitarist, and songwriter (Umphrey's McGee), born in Niles, Michigan
  • Dec 18 Sia [Furler], Australian singer-songwriter and producer (Titanium), born in Adalaide, Australia
  • Dec 19 Casual [Jon Owens], American rapper (Smash Rockwell), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 21 Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dec 23 Yasmin Levy, Israeli Ladino singer, born in Baka, Jerusalem, Israel

About 1975

How Old? 45 or 46 years old
Generation: Generation X

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