On This Day

Musicians Born on March 10

  • 1698 Gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer
  • 1713 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer
  • 1713 Raphael Weiss, German composer and priest, born in Wangen (d. 1779)
  • 1755 Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer
  • 1780 Juan José Landaeta, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela, (d. 1814)
  • 1839 Dudley Buck, American organist, composer, and music writer, born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1909)
  • 1844 Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer (Spanish Dancer), born in Pamplona, Spain (d. 1908)
  • 1870 Alfred Kastner, Austrian-American harpist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1948)
  • 1872 Felix Borowski, British-American composer, educator (Chicago Musical College, 1896-1925), and musicologist (Chicago Symphony, 1908-56), born in Burton-in-Kendal, England (d. 1956)
  • 1875 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, Russian pianist, and composer (Contrapuntal Sketches), born in Kishinev, Russia (d. 1961)
  • 1888 Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, born in Siverić (d. 1965)

Person of interestArthur Honegger

1892 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David; Pacific 231), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1955)

Composer Arthur Honegger
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Arthur Honegger
  • 1892 Eva Turner, British operatic soprano, born in Werneth, Oldham, England (d. 1990)
  • 1899 Finn Høffding, Danish composer (Karlsvognen), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1997)
  • 1903 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, American jazz cornetist, considered one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s, born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 1931)
  • 1905 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles (d.1984)

  • 1907 Robert de Roos, composer
  • 1915 Sir Charles Groves, English conductor (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, 1963-77), born in London (d. 1992)
  • 1916 Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer
  • 1919 Marion Hutton, American actress and singer (Glenn Miller Orchestra), born in Battle Creek, Michigan (d. 1987)
  • 1920 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns, American country singer, and mandolin player (Homer & Jethro -"The Battle of Kookamonga"), born in Conasauga, Tennessee (d. 1989)
  • 1920 Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959)
  • 1923 (John) Don Abney, American session and touring jazz pianist, and musical director, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2000)
  • 1927 Donn Trenner, American jazz pianist, arranger, and orchestra leader (Steve Allen's Westinghouse Show), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2020)
  • 1928 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), born in Campo de Criptana, Ciudad Real, Spain (d. 2013)
  • 1930 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer
  • 1931 Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1933 Bernadetta Matuszczak, Polish composer
  • 1934 Judith Jamison, artistic director (Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)
  • 1934 Fou Ts'ong, Chinese-British concert pianist, born in Shanghai, Republic of China (d. 2020)
  • 1937 Alfred Janson, Norwegian jazz and classical pianist and composer (Passacaglia Vendetta; Variations over Variations on a Norwegian Folk Tune), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2019)
  • 1938 Norman Blake, American traditional stringed instrument artist and songwriter, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1940 Dean Torrence, American surf music singer (Jan & Dean - "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940 Francis Schwartz, composer
  • 1941 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, American composer, born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Piotr Warzecha, composer

  • 1943 Alfred Whitford 'Fred' Lerdahl, American composer (Arches), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1943 Stephen Montague, composer
  • 1944 David Friedman, American jazz and session percussionist, vibraphone and marimba player (Double Image), born in New York City
  • 1945 Pete Nelson [Lipscomb], British pop singer (The Flower Pot Men - "Let's Go To San Francisco"), born in Uxbridge, London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1946 Gaylord Birch, drummer (Reconstruction, Honey Dripper)
  • 1947 Tom Scholz, American rock guitarist, singwriter, and inventor (Boston - "More Than a Feeling"), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1950 Ted McKenna, Scottish drummer (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band; Rory Gallagher), born in Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, ( d. 2019)
  • 1953 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • 1954 Tina Charles [Hoskins], British disco singer ("I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance)"), born in Whitechapel, London, England
  • 1954 Scott Litt, American sound engineer and record producer (Flaming Lips; R.E.M.), born in New York
  • 1955 Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
  • 1955 Gary Louris, American singer-songwriter and musician (Jayhawks), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1962 Gary Clark, Scottish rock singer-songwriter and record producer (Danny Wilson - "Mary's Prayer"), born in Dundee, Scotlaand
  • 1962 Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
  • 1963 Jeff Ament, American rock bassist, and songwriter (Pearl Jam - "Jeremy"), born in Havre, Montana
  • 1963 Rick Rubin, American record producer, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, born in Long Beach, New York
  • 1964 Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1966 Edie Brickell, American rock singer-songwriter (New Bohemians '"What I Am"), married to Paul Simon, born in Oak Cliff, Texas
  • 1966 Gráinne Mulvey, Irish classical composer, born in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland
  • 1969 Ricky Segall, American actor and singer (The Partridge Family - "Ricky"), born in Long Island, New York

  • 1970 Matt Barlow, American heavy metal singer (Ashes of Ares; Iced Earth), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1970 Matt Barlow, American heavy metal vocalist (Ashes of Ares; Iced Earth; Pyramaze), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1972 Timbaland [Timothy Mosley], American musician, record producer, DJ, rapper, singer, and songwriter, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1973 John LeCompt, American hard rock guitarist (Evanescence, 2002-07 - "Lithium"), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1976 Kisaki, Japanese progressive rock musician (Phantasmagoria)
  • 1976 Haifa Wehbe, Lebanese actress, model and singer
  • 1977 Matt Rubano, American musician (Taking Back Sunday)
  • 1977 Robin Thicke, Canadian-American singer ("Blurred Lines"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Ben Burnley, American rock guitarist, and singer-songwriter (Breaking Benjamin - "Breath"), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Person of interestCarrie Underwood

1983 Carrie Underwood, American country singer, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma

  • 1983 Che'Nelle, Malaysian Australian Singer
  • 1984 Li Yuchun [Chris Lee], Chinese singer-songwriter and actress (Supergirl), born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • 1985 Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter
  • 1987 Emeli Sandé, British singer-songwriter ("Next To Me"), born in Sunderland, England
  • 1992 Emily Osment, American actress and singer
  • 1994 Bad Bunny [Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio] Puerto Rican rapper and singer-songwriter (YHLQMDLG), born in Almirante Sur, Puerto Rico