Birthdays in Music on February 25

  • 1680 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer
  • 1727 Armand-Louis Couperin, French composer and organist (Notre Dame)
  • 1732 Robert Hudson, composer
  • 1735 Ernst William Wolf, composer
  • 1788 Mateo Ferrer, composer
  • 1811 Carl Schuberth, composer
  • 1840 Alexis Hollander, composer
  • 1873 Enrico Caruso, operatic tenor (Faust), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1877 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1935)
  • 1879 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
  • 1890 Myra Hess, concert pianist, born in London, England
  • 1895 Henri Martelli, composer
  • 1901 Federico Ghisi, composer
  • 1906 Boris Papandopulo, composer
  • 1918 Rena Kyriakou, Greek pianist (d. 1994)
  • 1922 Matti Rautio, composer

  • 1927 Jacques Monod, composer
  • 1927 Ralph Stanley, Amerian bluegrass musician, born in Dickenson County, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
  • 1932 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)
  • 1932 Martin William Karlins, composer
  • 1936 Norman Orville Scribner, composer
  • 1938 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer (Tainted Love), (d. 1999)
  • 1941 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer

Person of interestGeorge Harrison

1943 George Harrison, English pop star and Beatle (Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2001)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
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  • 1943 Maryann Amacher, composer
  • 1945 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • 1950 Emitt Rhodes, musician (Merry-go-Round)
  • 1952 Jerry Chamberlain, American musician
  • 1954 John Doe, American musician
  • 1957 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scot, guitarist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
  • 1959 Mike Peters, rocker (Alarm-In the Summertime)
  • 1962 Foster Emerson Sylvers, rocker
  • 1965 Brian Baker, American guitarist
  • 1968 Evridiki, Greek Cypriot singer
  • 1973 Justin Jeffre, American singer (98 Degrees)
  • 1973 Julio José Iglesias, Spanish singer
  • 1976 Chris Pitman, rocker (Zaum, Tool)
  • 1976 Rashida Jones, American actress (Parks and Recreation), writer, model, and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977 Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer
  • 1982 Bert McCracken, American singer (The Used)
  • 1984 Lovefoxxx, Brazilian singer (CSS)
  • 1986 Danny Saucedo, Swedish singer
  • 1987 Eva Avila, Canadian singer