Birthdays in Music on March 14

  • 1623 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer
  • 1681 Georg Philipp Telemann, late baroque composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1726 Josef Antonin Stepan, composer
  • 1727 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer
  • 1755 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer
  • 1795 Robert Lucas Pearsall, composer, born in Bristol, England
  • 1804 Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist and composer (Radetzky March) (d. 1849)
  • 1815 Josephine Lang, composer
  • 1826 William Fisk Sherwin, composer
  • 1831 Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer
  • 1835 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer
  • 1875 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer
  • 1883 Juan ManĂ©n, Spanish composer and violinist, born in Barcelona (d. 1971)
  • 1884 Winter Haynes Watts, composer
  • 1887 Lawrence Collingwood, composer
  • 1894 Josef Schelb, composer
  • 1906 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
  • 1908 Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
  • 1912 Les Brown, Reinerton Pa, American bandleader (d. 2001)
  • 1913 Witold Rudzinski, composer
  • 1914 Jiri Reinberger, composer
  • 1914 Lee Elhardt Hays, American folksinger (d. 1981)
  • 1915 Alexander Brott, composer
  • 1915 Carlos Surinach, composer (Monte Carlo) [NS], born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1919 Luther Henderson Jr, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1922 Les Baxter, American singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)
  • 1926 Francois d'Assise Morel, composer
  • 1926 Lita Roza, English singer ("How Much is That Doggie in the Window"), born in Liverpool (d. 2008)
  • 1930 Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer
  • 1931 Phil Phillips [Baptiste], rock vocalist (Sea Of Love)

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1933 Quincy Jones Jr, composer/singer (We Are The World), born in Chicago, Illinois

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr
  • 1934 Shirley Scott, swing/blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine)
  • 1935 Jo van den Booren, composer
  • 1939 Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
  • 1943 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1945 Herman[us J] van Veen, Neth, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
  • 1945 Michael Martin Murphey, country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945 Walt Parazaider, rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
  • 1955 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1959 Patrick Dupond, dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • 1963 Mike Muir [Cyco Miko], American thrash metal musician (Suicidal Tendencies), born in Venice, California
  • 1981 Mei-Ting Sun, Chinese-born pianist
  • 1983 Jordan Taylor Hanson, American pop singer (Hanson-MMMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1985 Idaira, Spanish singer