Birthdays in Music on June 13

  • 1592 Tobias Michael, German composer, born in Dresden (d. 1657)
  • 1627 Fidel Molitor, Swiss composer, born in Wil (d. 1685)
  • 1701 Angelo Antonio Caroli, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1778)
  • 1757 Christian Ludwig Dieter, German composer, born in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1822)
  • 1761 Antonín Vranický, Czech violinist and composer, born in Nová Říše, Czech Republic (d. 1820)
  • 1765 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1807)
  • 1775 Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian politician and musician, born in Vilnius, Lithuania (d. 1833)
  • 1824 Julius Eichberg, composer
  • 1829 Antonio Zamara, composer
  • 1863 Josef Venantius von Woss, composer
  • 1869 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), born in Pest (d. 1957)
  • 1875 Max d'Ollone, French composer and writer (Le Ménestrel), born in Besançon, France (d. 1959)
  • 1899 Carlos Chavez, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India), born in Mexico City
  • 1903 Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), born in Aytos, Burgas (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Aldophus "Doc" Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1997)
  • 1919 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen (d. 2001)
  • 1927 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, born in Buvika (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, born in Kempsey, New South Wales (d. 2003)
  • 1929 Alan Civil, British horn player (played horn solo in Beatles "For No One"), born in Northamptonshire, England (d. 1989)
  • 1938 Gwynne Howell, British operatic bass, born in Gorseinon, Wales
  • 1940 Bobby Freeman, American singer (Do You Want to Dance), born in Northern California (d. 2017)
  • 1941 Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer
  • 1942 James Carr, American singer (To Love Somebody), born in Como, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • 1946 Paul Buckmaster, British Grammy Award-winning artist, arranger, conductor and composer, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1949 Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
  • 1951 Liz Phillips, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1951 Howard Leese, American guitarist, record producer, and musical director (Heart), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1954 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954 Jorge Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo), born in Autlán de Navarro
  • 1954 Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer
  • 1963 Paul De Lisle, American musician (Smash Mouth)
  • 1964 Christian Wilhelm Berger, Romanian composer
  • 1965 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
  • 1968 Deniece Peterson, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
  • 1968 David Gray, British musician (White Ladder), born in Sale, Cheshire
  • 1969 Jamie Walters, American actor and singer (The Heights, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Søren Rasted, Danish musician (Aqua), born in Blovstrød
  • 1970 Rivers Cuomo, American musician (Weezer)
  • 1972 Natalie MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • 1973 Ville Laihiala, Finnish musician (Sentenced, Poisonblack)
  • 1973 Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer
  • 1974 Selma Björnsdóttir, Icelandic singer
  • 1976 Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter
  • 1976 Jason 'J' Brown, English Singer
  • 1980 Sarah Connor, German singer
  • 1985 Raz-B [De'Mario Thornton], American R&B actor and singer (B2K) born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1989 Lisa Tucker, American singer