Birthdays in Music on June 24

  • 1746 Jean Baptiste Rochefort, composer
  • 1747 Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer
  • 1762 Johann Paul Wessely, composer
  • 1803 George James Webb, composer
  • 1808 Anna Caroline Oury, composer
  • 1840 Louis Brassin, composer
  • 1847 Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer
  • 1873 Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer
  • 1879 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer
  • 1901 Harry Partch, American composer (Oedipus), born in Oakland, California (d. 1974)
  • 1904 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), born in Linton, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Pierre Fournier, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire), born in Paris, France
  • 1907 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
  • 1908 Hugo Distler, composer
  • 1908 Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (d 1987)
  • 1909 Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • 1910 Denis Dowling, baritone
  • 1913 Max van Praag, Dutch singer
  • 1920 Bernhard Krol, composer
  • 1922 Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
  • 1935 Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
  • 1938 Lowell Cross, composer
  • 1942 Michele Lee, American actress and singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942 Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
  • 1944 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)

Person of interestMick Fleetwood

1947 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

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  • 1947 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • 1948 Patrick Moraz, Swiss progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues), born in Morges, Switzerland
  • 1949 John Illsley, English rock bassist (Dire Straits), born in Leicester, England
  • 1950 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1957 Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1959 Andy McClusky, rocker (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark-Electricity)
  • 1961 Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)
  • 1967 Jeff Cease, guitarist (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1967 Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, German musician (Rammstein)
  • 1969 Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian singer
  • 1970 Glenn Medeiros, singer (Someday Love)
  • 1978 Ariel Pink, American musician
  • 1978 Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen, Finnish guitarist (Nightwish)
  • 1986 Solange Knowles, American singer (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas