Birthdays in Music on July 28

  • 1796 Ignaz Bösendorfer, Austrian musician (d. 1859)
  • 1808 Charles Lucas, composer
  • 1813 Alberto Mazzucato, composer
  • 1835 Jose Garcia Robles, composer
  • 1837 Christian Barnekow, composer
  • 1893 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer
  • 1900 Maurice Johnstone, composer
  • 1901 Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time)
  • 1901 Sandor Vandor, composer
  • 1906 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Zbigniew Turski, composer
  • 1914 Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
  • 1925 Larry Pruden, composer
  • 1926 Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Adrian Ratiu, composer
  • 1930 David "Junior" Kimbrough, American bluesman, born in Hudsonville, Mississippi (d. 1998)

  • 1934 Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)
  • 1937 Peter Duchin, American pianist and bandleader (Peter Duchin Orchestra), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
  • 1939 Clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London)
  • 1941 Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1943 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1943 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • 1948 Gerald Casale, American musician and director (founding member of Devo), born in Ravenna, Ohio
  • 1949 Simon Kirke, rock drummer (Bad Company), born in London, England
  • 1949 Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), born in London (d. 1980)
  • 1949 Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)
  • 1951 Greg Gluffria, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1953 Steve Duncan, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954 Ken Margolis, rocker (Mink DeVille)
  • 1954 Steve Morse, American rocker ( Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • 1961 David Huff, rocker (Giant)
  • 1962 Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1965 Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1965 Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966 Shikao Suga, Japanese singer/songwriter
  • 1970 Michael Amott, Swedish guitarist (Arch Enemy)
  • 1971 Stephen Lynch, American musician
  • 1975 Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1976 Jacoby Shaddix, American singer (Papa Roach), born in Mariposa, California
  • 1978 Hitomi Yaida, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Toyonaka, Osaka
  • 1979 Lee Minwoo, Korean singer (Shinhwa), born in Namwon, South Korea
  • 1979 Birgitta Haukdal, Icelandic singer, born in Húsavík, Iceland
  • 1980 Stephen Christian, American singer (Anberlin), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1982 Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Icelandic singer and actress, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1985 Tynisha Keli, American singer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1988 Ayla Brown, American singer (Let Love In), born in Wrentham, Massachusetts
  • 1990 Soulja Boy [DeAndre Cortez Way], American rapper, born in Chicago, Illinois