Birthdays in Music on July 7

  • 1690 Johann Tobias Krebs, composer
  • 1710 Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer
  • 1746 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
  • 1778 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer
  • 1851 Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
  • 1860 Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan)
  • 1872 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
  • 1879 Jacob Weinberg, Rusian-born Jewish composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • 1882 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • 1883 Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, born in Vehkakoski (d. 1918)
  • 1885 Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer
  • 1898 Hanns Eisler, composer
  • 1902 James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney
  • 1905 Marcel Rubin, composer
  • 1906 Anton Karas, Viennese musician (d. 1985)
  • 1911 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italian composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1912 Tiny Alma, [Catharina E J Stam], operetta singer (Vienna Blood)
  • 1914 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • 1914 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • 1916 Robert Stevens Baker, composer

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1916 Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1989)

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes
  • 1917 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
  • 1917 Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine, American country music singer, born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1980)
  • 1921 Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, born in Rzeszów, Poland (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)
  • 1923 Roberto Caamano, composer
  • 1924 Dieter Nowka, composer
  • 1924 Mary Ford, [Colleen Summer], vocalist/actress (Queen of Outer Space)
  • 1927 Charlie Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
  • 1927 Doc Severinson, [Carl], bandleader/trumpeter on the Tonight Show, born in Arlington, Oregon
  • 1930 Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist
  • 1932 Josef Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and musician (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Vinko Globokar, composer
  • 1936 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
  • 1936 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • 1936 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)

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1940 Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Beatles drummer (Magic Christian), born in Liverpool, England

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • 1943 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • 1944 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1945 James Rodford, English rock vocalist/bassist (Kinks-Mr Pleasant)
  • 1947 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
  • 1948 Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
  • 1953 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
  • 1957 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact)
  • 1962 Clive "Doctor" Jackson, rocker (Dr & Medics-Laughing at Pieces)
  • 1963 Perry Richardson, SC, bassist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
  • 1963 Vonda Shepard, American singer
  • 1966 Gundula Krause, German folk violinist
  • 1967 Jackie Neal, American singer (d. 2005)
  • 1969 Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer
  • 1970 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer
  • 1978 Misia [Misaki Itō], Japanese singer (Mother Father Brother Sister), born in Omura, Japan
  • 1980 Kaisa Jouhki, Finnish vocalist (Battlelore)
  • 1980 Dan Whitesides, American drummer (The Used)
  • 1981 Synyster Gates, American guitarist (Avenged Sevenfold)
  • 1982 Mike Glita, American bassist (Senses Fail)
  • 1982 Cassidy (Barry Adrian Reese), American rapper
  • 1983 D. Woods, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • 1984 Marie-Mai, Canadian singer
  • 1988 Kaci Brown, American singer