Birthdays in Music on July 30

  • 1747 Antonio Benedetto Maria Puccini, composer
  • 1751 Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart, Austrian pianist/Wolfgang's sister
  • 1793 Josepf Francois Snel, composer
  • 1817 Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer
  • 1824 Eugenio Terziani, composer
  • 1875 James William Tate, composer
  • 1886 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer
  • 1899 Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud)
  • 1899 John Woods Duke, composer
  • 1906 L'udovit Rajter, composer
  • 1906 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, born in La Habana (d. 1977)
  • 1913 Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer
  • 1918 Joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player
  • 1921 Grant Johannesen, American pianist (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Zbigniew Wiszniewski, composer
  • 1924 Christopher Shaw, composer
  • 1925 Antoine Duhamel, composer
  • 1929 Christine McGuire, Middletown Oh singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime)
  • 1934 Andre Prevost, composer
  • 1934 Ben Piazza, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1936 George "Buddy" Guy, US blues guitarist (Stone Crazy)
  • 1936 Istvan Zelenka, composer
  • 1936 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, composer
  • 1940 Reva Rose, singer/actress (Temperature's Rising), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941 Paul Anka, singer (Put Your Head on My Shoulder), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1944 Teresa Cahill, opera singer
  • 1945 David Sanborn, jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show)
  • 1946 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, rock bassist (Jethro Tull)
  • 1949 Joyce Jones, US singer (1st Choice)
  • 1949 Duck Baker, American guitarist
  • 1950 Wime de Craene, Flemish chansonnier/composer
  • 1955 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • 1956 Phil Fearon, rocker (Galaxy, Kandidate-I Don't Want to Lose You)
  • 1958 Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter (Wild Things, Wuthering Heights), born in Plumstead, England
  • 1958 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1962 Monique Gabrielle, actress (Flashdance, Night Shift), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1965 Tex Axile, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • 1968 Sean Moore, Welsh drummer (Manic Street Preachers)
  • 1973 Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
  • 1975 Tifini Hale, Palm Springs California, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)
  • 1977 Ian Watkins, Welsh singer (Lostprophets)