Birthdays in Music on June 27

  • 1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1763)
  • 1745 Johann Nepomuk Went, Bohemian composer, born in Vinařice, Czech Republic (d. 1801)
  • 1789 Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, born in Weinstadt, Germany (d. 1860)
  • 1805 Stephen Elvey, English composer, born in Canterbury, Kent, England (d. 1860)
  • 1806 Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer, born in Besançon, France (d. 1883)
  • 1812 John Pike Hullah, English composer, born in Worcester (d. 1884)
  • 1819 Carl Albert Löschhorn, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1905)
  • 1821 August Conradi, German organist and composer, born in Berlin (d. 1873)
  • 1833 Władysław Zaremba, Ukrainian composer, born in Dunajowce, Ukraine (d 1902)
  • 1850 Jacob Adolf Hägg, Swedish composer, born in Östergarn, Sweden (d. 1928)
  • 1859 Mildred J. Hill, American composer and musician (Happy Birthday To You), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1916)
  • 1862 May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)
  • 1885 Artúr Harmat, Hungarian composer, born in Bojná, Hungary (d. 1962)
  • 1898 Tibor Harsányi, Hungarian composer, born in Magyarkanizsa, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1954)
  • 1908 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (De Damrakkertjes) (d. 1994)
  • 1910 Karel Reiner, Czech composer, born in Žatec, Bohemia (d. 1979)
  • 1911 V. K. Narayana Menon, Indian classical dance scholar, born in Kerala, India (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician (d. 1995)
  • 1916 Hallvard Olav Johnsen, Norwegian composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2003)
  • 1922 George Theophilus Walker, African-American pianist, composer and teacher (Lilacs; In Praise Of Folly), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1925 Doc Pomus [Jerome Solon Felder], American blues singer and songwriter (Save the Last Dance for Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1931 Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, born in Postojna, Slovenia (d. 2010)
  • 1931 Ryszard Kwiatkowski, Polish composer, born in Jaranów, Włocławek, Poland
  • 1932 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • 1932 Anna Moffo, American soprano (Adventurers), born in Wayne, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • 1932 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1938 Tommy Cannon [Tommy Derbyshire], English comedian and singer (Cannon and Ball), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England
  • 1939 R. D. Burman, Indian film score composer (1942: A Love Story), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
  • 1942 Bruce Arthur Johnston [Benjamin Baldwin], American singer, songwriter, and record producer (The Beach Boys), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1942 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • 1946 Daria Semegen, American composer, born in Bamberg, Germany
  • 1946 Janice Giteck, American composer (Thunder, Like a White Bear Dancing), born in New York
  • 1948 Camile Baudoin, American musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer and songwriter (The Gun Club), born in Montebello, California (d. 1996)
  • 1958 Magnus Lindberg, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1958 Lisa Germano, American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Geek the Girl), born in Mishawaka, Indiana
  • 1959 Lorrie Morgan, American country singer (Out of Your Shoes), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1959 Khadja Nin, Burundian singer (Sambolera), born in Burundi
  • 1974 Christian Kane, American actor (Leverage, The Librarians), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1978 Lolly [Anna Shantha Kumble], British singer (Viva la Radio), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
  • 1979 John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1983 Alsou, Russian singer (Solo), born in Bugulma, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • 1983 Evan Taubenfeld, American musician (Welcome to the Blacklist Club), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1985 Coby Linder, American Pop Punk Drummer (Say Anything), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1986 Drake Bell, American actor, voice actor, and musician, born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1990 Aselin Debison, Canadian singer (Bigger than me), born in Glace Bay, Canada