Birthdays in Music on March 28

  • 1621 Heinrich Schwemmer, composer
  • 1643 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, born in Sieso, Huesca province (d. 1712)
  • 1737 Francesco Zannetti, composer
  • 1741 Johann Andre, composer
  • 1766 Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
  • 1779 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer
  • 1817 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer
  • 1868 Wojciech Gawronski, composer
  • 1871 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d.
  • 1883 William H Harris, composer
  • 1885 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
  • 1886 Jaroslav Novotny, composer
  • 1887 Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer
  • 1890 Paul Whiteman, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1900 Achille Longo, composer
  • 1902 Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
  • 1902 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988)
  • 1903 Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music)
  • 1907 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
  • 1915 Jay Livingston, composer (Buttons & Bows, Mona Lisa, Tammy)
  • 1918 Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer
  • 1919 Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
  • 1922 Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1926 Francis Burt, composer
  • 1928 Jose Luis de Delas, composer
  • 1930 Robert Ashley, composer
  • 1930 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
  • 1933 Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist (d. 1997)
  • 1934 Siegfried Thiele, composer
  • 1941 Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1945 Chuck Portz, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1946 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • 1948 John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
  • 1949 Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
  • 1951 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
  • 1955 Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
  • 1958 Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)
  • 1962 Ged Grimes, Scottish rocker (Simple Minds), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1963 Andy Cousin, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet & Other Stories)
  • 1966 Salt [Cheryl James], American singer (Salt-n-Pepa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968 Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)
  • 1969 Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter (Honesty), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1976 David Keuning, American guitar player (The Killers)
  • 1977 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1986 J-Kwon, American rapper

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1986 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter (Bad Romance), born in New York City

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  • 1989 Afrikan Boy, a Nigerian rapper