Musicians Born on July 13

  • 1877 Karl Erb, German opera and oratorio tenor, born in Ravensburg, Kingdom of Württemberg (now Germany) (d. 1958)
  • 1884 John Francis Larchet, composer
  • 1891 Franco Casavola, composer
  • 1900 George Lewis, American musician (d. 1969)
  • 1906 Harry Sosnik, American orchestra leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1909 David Branson, composer
  • 1909 Paul Constantinescu, composer
  • 1909 Washington Castro, composer
  • 1921 Ernest Gold [Goldner], Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), born in Vienna (d. 1999)
  • 1921 Git Gay [Birgit Carp], Swedish revue director, actress and singer (Git Gay Show, Ge mig en lektion i kärlek), born in Karlshamn, Sweden (d. 2007)
  • 1924 Carlo Bergonzi, Italian operatic tenor, born in Vidalenzo, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1926 Meyer Kupferman, American composer (In Fimi Tres), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Al Rex [Piccirilli], American rock upright bass player (Bill Haley & His Comets - "Rock Around The Clock"), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1928 Donal Michalsky, composer
  • 1928 Leroy Vinnegar, American jazz and session bassist (Shelly Manne; Teddy Edwards; Les McCann), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1999)
  • 1932 Per Nørgård, Danish composer (Papalagi; Babette's Feast), born in Gentofte, Denmark
  • 1934 Roger Reynolds, composer
  • 1936 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • 1938 Myroslav Skoryk, Ukrainian contemporary classical composer (Carpathian Rhapsody), and pedagogue, born in Lwów, Polish Republic (now Lviv, Ukraine) (d. 2020)
  • 1941 Steve Gibbons, British singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer (The Ugly's - "Wake Up My Mind"; solo - "Tulane"), born in Harbourne, Birmingham, England
  • 1942 (Jim) "Roger" McGuinn, American folk-rock guitarist, and singer-songwriter (The Byrds - "Turn! Turn! Turn!"; "Eight Miles High"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Jay Uzzell, rocker (Corsairs)
  • 1942 Stephen Jo Bladd, American drummer (J Geils Band - "Centerfold"; "Freeze Frame"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Tom King, American rock guitarist, songwriter, guitarist, and arranger (The Outsiders - "Time Won't Let Me"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • 1943 Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), born in Lanai, Hawaii (d. 1977)
  • 1946 Andrew Pryce Jackman, British progressive rock keyboardist, arranger and composer (The Syn), born in England (d. 2003)
  • 1946 Rodney Mills, American mastering engineer (The Doobie Brothers; Pearl Jam; Gucci Mane), born in Douglas, Georgia
  • 1952 Alla Pavlova, Russian contemporary classical composer (The Old New York Nostalgia Suite; Miss Me ... But Let Me Go), born in Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1953 Violeta Dinescu, Romanian pianist, composer (Tabar), and music professor, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1954 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1954 Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
  • 1955 Chris White, British session and touring jazz-rock saxophonist (Dire Straits, 1985-92), born in Bristol, England
  • 1956 Mark "The Animal' Mendoza [Glickman], American bassist (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1957 Cameron Crowe, American journalist (Rolling Stone), film director (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), and screenwriter (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • 1961 Lawrence Donegan, Scottish rock bassist (Lloyd Cole and the Commotions) and author, born in Stirling, Scotland
  • 1962 Rhonda Vincent, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and musician born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1963 Bobby Rock [Brock], rock drummer (Nelson - "Love & Affection"), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964 Damon Johnson, American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter (Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders), born in Macon, Georgia
  • 1966 Gerald Levert, American R&B singer ("Casanova"; "In My Songs"), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1969 (Mark) "Barney" Greenway, British extreme metal-punk vocalist (Napalm Death), born in Great Barr, England
  • 1970 Steven J Brown, American rock guitarist (Trixter - "Give It To Me Good"), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1974 Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976 Huw Watkins, British pianist and contemporary classical music composer, born in South Wales
  • 1982 Joost van den Broek, Dutch symphonic metal and progressive rock keyboard player (After Forever), born in The Netherlands
  • 1989 Leon Bridges, American soul singer-songwriter (Coming Home), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989 Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.