Birthdays in Music on March 1

  • 1607 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
  • 1690 Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer
  • 1703 Dieudonne Raick, composer
  • 1709 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
  • 1711 Peregrinus Pogl, composer
  • 1771 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
  • 1779 Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer
  • 1799 Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer

Person of interestFrederic Chopin

1810 Frederic Chopin, Polish/French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), born in ┼╗elazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (d. 1849) (baptismal records 22nd Feb)

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin
  • 1820 Richard Redhead, composer
  • 1826 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, born in Bridgend (d. 1913)
  • 1832 Friedrich Grutzmacher, German cellist and composer, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1903)
  • 1841 Romualdo Marenco, composer
  • 1871 Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
  • 1878 Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer
  • 1882 Ida Moore, American actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki), born in Altoona, Kansas (d. 1964)
  • 1896 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer
  • 1900 Donald Keith Falkner, singer

Person of interestGlenn Miller

1904 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood), born in Clarinda, Iowa (d. 1944)

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • 1909 Richard de Guide, composer
  • 1917 Dinah Shore, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet), born in Winchester, Tennessee
  • 1920 Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
  • 1927 Harry Belafonte, American calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1927 Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • 1930 Pierre Max Dubois, composer
  • 1932 Jacques Leduc, Belgian composer, born in Jette (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Istvan Lang, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest
  • 1939 Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer, conductor and musician, born in Havana
  • 1939 Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
  • 1940 Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)
  • 1942 Jerry Fisher, American R&B singer (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in DeKalb, Texas
  • 1942 Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
  • 1942 Michael Giles, British drummer (King Crimson, Giles, Giles & Fripp), born in Waterlooville, Hampshire
  • 1943 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1944 Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1944 Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
  • 1946 Tony Ashton, British musician (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Blackburn (d. 2001)
  • 1946 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1947 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1948 Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • 1948 Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • 1949 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • 1954 Janis Gill, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • 1955 Jimmy Fortune, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1957 Jon Carroll, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958 Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)
  • 1958 Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor
  • 1961 Davis Daniel, country singer, born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1962 Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • 1963 Robert James Affuso, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Newburgh, New York
  • 1963 Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • 1963 Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • 1964 Jennifer McCarters, Sevierville Tn, singer (McCarters-The Gift)
  • 1964 Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)
  • 1969 Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals)
  • 1973 Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ and producer (4 Strings)
  • 1983 Elan Sara DeFan, Mexican singer-songwriter
  • 1987 Sammie Bush, Boyton Beach Florida, American R&B singer ("I Like It")

Person of interestKesha

1987 Kesha [Rose Sebert], American pop singer (Tik Tok), born in Los Angeles, California

Singer-Songwriter Kesha
Singer-Songwriter
Kesha
  • 1989 Sonya Kitchell, American singer

Person of interestJustin Bieber

1994 Justin Bieber, Canadian Pop Singer (Baby, One Time), born in London, Ontario

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber