Birthdays in Music on February 15

  • 1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer
  • 1571 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
  • 1740 Ernst Eichner, composer
  • 1760 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer
  • 1783 Johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer
  • 1789 Friedrich Fesca, composer
  • 1807 Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer
  • 1822 Theodor Uhlig, composer
  • 1847 Robert Fuchs, composer
  • 1855 Gustav Hollaender, composer
  • 1874 Emilis Melngailis, composer
  • 1885 Richard Wurz, composer
  • 1893 Walter Donaldson, US pianist/composer (Girl Crazy, Whoopee)
  • 1899 Georges Auric, Lodve France, Composer
  • 1905 Harold Arlen [Hyman Arluck], American composer (Over the Rainbow), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1907 Jean Langlais, composer
  • 1920 Ingmar Milveden, Swedish composer (d. 2007)
  • 1927 Gottfrid Grasbeck, composer
  • 1937 Zoltan Pesko, composer
  • 1941 Brian Holland, US pianist/producer (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
  • 1944 Mick Avory, rock drummer (Kinks-Lola)
  • 1945 John Helliwell, British musician (Supertramp)
  • 1947 John Adams, composer (Nixon in China), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1947 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana) (d. 2000)
  • 1949 Christopher Rouse, composer
  • 1949 Hans Graf, Austrian conductor
  • 1951 Melissa Manchester, vocalist (Don't Cry Out Loud), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1957 Jake E Lee, rocker (Badlands-Dreams in the Dark)
  • 1959 Ali Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1960 Mikey Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)
  • 1967 Jane Child, Canadian musician
  • 1968 Axelle Red, Belgian singer and songwriter
  • 1969 Bryan Williams, American record executive and rapper
  • 1970 Gloria Trevi, Mexican singer-songwriter (Que Hago Aqui?), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • 1974 Tomi Putaansuu, Finnish singer (Lordi)

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1976 Brandon Boyd, American musician (Incubus), born in Van Nuys, California

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  • 1976 Ronnie Vannucci Jr., American musician (The Killers)
  • 1977 Brooks Wackerman, American musician (Bad Religion)
  • 1978 Kimberly Goss, American singer and musician (Sinergy)
  • 1980 Conor Oberst, American singer and songwriter (Bright Eyes)
  • 1981 Matt Hoopes, American musician (Relient K)
  • 1981 Olivia Longott, American singer
  • 1983 Ashley Tesoro, American actress and singer
  • 1984 Dorota Rabczewska, Polish singer (Virgin)