Birthdays in Music on June 25

  • 1709 Francesco Araja, composer
  • 1735 Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer
  • 1796 Ferdinando Giorgetti, composer
  • 1860 Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise)
  • 1862 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer
  • 1878 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • 1889 Ethel Glenn Hier, American composer, born in Madisonville, Ohio (d. 1971)
  • 1897 Hans Barth, German-born American composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1956)
  • 1899 Arthur Tracy, Kamenets-Podolsky Russia, street singer (Vincent Lopez Show, Limelight)
  • 1901 Adolf Brunner, composer
  • 1915 Peter Lind Hayes, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1921 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer
  • 1921 Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Clifton Chenier, blues singer (Bayou Blues), born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • 1925 Ziggy Talent, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1928 William Joseph Russo, composer
  • 1928 Jacob Druckman, American composer (Animus I Auerole), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1930 Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • 1935 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935 Kurt Schwertsik, composer
  • 1939 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), born in Philadelphia (d. 1997)
  • 1940 Clint Warwick, [Eccles], bassist (Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England (2004)
  • 1944 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
  • 1945 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • 1946 Ian McDonald, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • 1951 Michael Francis, rocker
  • 1952 Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1952 Tim Finn, rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues)
  • 1954 David Paich, rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa)

Person of interestGeorge Michael

1963 George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham!, I Want Your Sex), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
  • 1970 Roope Latvala, Finnish musician
  • 1972 Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback)
  • 1974 Jim LaMarca, American bass guitarist (Chimaira)
  • 1975 Chenoa, Spanish singer
  • 1982 Rain, Korean singer (Rain, Jeong Ji-Hoon)
  • 1986 Aya Matsuura, Japanese singer