Birthdays in Music on March 19

  • 1604 Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)
  • 1673 Pedro Vaz Rego, Portuguese composer (d. 1736)
  • 1715 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer
  • 1740 Johann Georg Roser, composer
  • 1740 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
  • 1745 Nicolas Sejan, composer
  • 1752 Jose Mauricio, composer
  • 1767 Leonhard von Call, composer
  • 1785 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer
  • 1809 Fredrik Pacius, composer
  • 1816 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer
  • 1847 Constantin Dimitrescu, composer
  • 1873 Max Reger, Brand Bavaria, composer/pianist/prof (Leipzig Univ)
  • 1879 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
  • 1883 Josef Matthias Hauer, composer
  • 1892 Robert Denzler, composer
  • 1904 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer
  • 1906 Normand Lockwood, composer
  • 1907 Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
  • 1907 Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
  • 1912 Russ Case, Hamburg Iowa, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show)
  • 1917 Dino Lipatti, composer
  • 1923 Janine Dacosta, French pianist
  • 1928 Alam Thomas "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929 Herman van San, composer
  • 1929 Robert Muczynski, composer
  • 1930 Bill Henderson, American jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1936 Amancio D'Silva, musician
  • 1936 Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
  • 1937 Clarence "Frogman" Henry, musician (You Always Hurt the One You Love)
  • 1942 Jeff Neighbour, US bassist (Joy of Cooking)
  • 1942 Robin Luke, rocker (Susie Darlin')
  • 1944 Joseph Celli, composer
  • 1944 Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)
  • 1946 Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
  • 1946 Ruth Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So Exicted)
  • 1952 Derek Longmuir, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1953 Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)
  • 1953 Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1959 Terry Hall, English musician (Specials, Fun Boy 3), born in Coventry
  • 1964 Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
  • 1966 James "Big Jim" Wright, American record producer
  • 1969 Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
  • 1975 Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
  • 1975 Brann Dailor, American drummer
  • 1976 Zach Lind, American drummer (Jimmy Eat World)
  • 1980 Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer
  • 1983 Ana Rezende, Brazilian film director and musician (CSS)