Musicians Born on March 3

  • 1705 Michael Schevenstuhl, composer
  • 1814 Charles Kensington Salaman, British pianist and synagogue music composer, born in London, England (d. 1901)
  • 1857 Alfred Bruneau, French cellist, and composer, chiefly of opera (Le Rêve; Messidor), born in Paris, France (d. 1934)
  • 1865 Alexander Winkler, Russian composer, born in Kharkiv, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1935)
  • 1867 Gustav Strube, German-American conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1916-30), composer (The Captive), and educator (Peabody Conservatory), born in Ballenstadt, Saxony (d. 1953)
  • 1869 Henry Wood, British conductor associated with London's "Proms" concerts, vocal teacher (Gentle Art of Singing), and composer (Fantasia on British Sea Songs), born in London, England (d. 1944)
  • 1886 (Reginald Owen) R.O. Morris, British composer and music teacher, born in York, England (d. 1948)
  • 1886 James Friskin, Scottish-American concert pianist and composer, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1967)
  • 1889 Fritz Behrend, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1891 Federico Moreno Torroba, Spanish composer (Luisa Fernanda), conductor, and music promoter, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1982)
  • 1892 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)
  • 1895 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
  • 1897 Jose Moreno Gans, Sapnish composer, born Algemesí, Spain (d. 1976)
  • 1906 Albany "Barney" Bigard, Creole-American jazz clarinetist (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1927-42 - "Mood Indigo"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1980)
  • 1906 Donald Novis, British-American singer and actor (Monte Carlo; The Singing Plumber), born in Hastings, East Sussex, England (d. 1966)
  • 1908 Riccardo Nielsen, Italian composer and music director, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1982)
  • 1911 Francesco Siciliani, Italian opera impresario (La Scala; San Carlo; Le Fenice), and composer (Fragments From the Canticle of Canticles), born in Perugia, Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Margaret Allison Bonds, American composer (The Ballad of the Brown King), pianist, arranger, and teacher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972) [1]
  • 1918 Frank Wigglesworth, American composer (The Willowdale Handcar), born in Boston Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • 1919 Enzo Stuarti [Scapone], Italian-American pop tenor ("That's A'Nice!"), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Kazimierz Serocki, Polish composer and co-founder of the Warsaw Autumn Festival, born in Toruń, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1923 (Arthel) "Doc" Watson, American Grammy Award-winning bluegrass, folk, and blues guitarist, songwriter, and singer, born in Deep Gap, North Carolina (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Lys Assia, Swiss singer who won the 1st Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, born in Rupperswil, Switzerland (d. 2018)
  • 1929 Nikos Mamangakis, Greek classical and electronic music composer, born in Rethymno, Crete (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Marco Antonio Muñoz, Mexican Latin pop singer (Que Murmurmen; Escandallo), and actor (Sinful), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 1938 Douglas Leedy, American composer, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2015)
  • 1938 Willie Chambers, American rock guitarist, and songwriter (Chambers Brothers - "Time Has Come Today"), born in Flora, Mississippi
  • 1942 Mike Pender [Prendergast], British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Searchers - "Needles & Pins"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1947 Jennifer Warnes, American singer, arranger, and producer ("Up Where We Belong; "Famous Blue Raincoat"), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1948 Terence "Snowy" White, British rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy, 1980-82; Roger Waters), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • 1949 Richie Cannata, American music producer, multi-instrumentalist and studio owner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950 Re Styles [Shirley Macleod], Dutch-American actress (Space Is The Place), designer, and rock vocalist (The Tubes, 1976-79), born in the Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • 1951 Lindsay Cooper, British bassoonist, oboe player, and composer (Henry Cow; News from Babel), born in Hornsey, North London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1951 Rustee Allen, American funk and jazz fusion bass guitar player (Sly and the Family Stone, 1972-75; Robin Trower; Bobby Womack), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • 1952 Robyn Hitchcock, British rock and folk singer-songwriter (The Soft Boys - "Balloon Man"; solo - Moss Elixir), born in Paddington, London, England
  • 1953 Dave Amato, American rock guitarist (REO Speedwagon, 1989-present), born in Framingham, Massachusetts.
  • 1954 Chris Hughes, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1954 John Lilley, American rock guitarist and dobro player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Stephanie McCallum, Australian concert pianist and educator, born in Sydney
  • 1964 Duncan Phillips, Australian Christian-rock drummer (Newsboys, 1993-present), born in Nambour, Australia
  • 1966 Timo Tolkki, Finnish musician (Stratovarius)
  • 1966 Tone-Lōc [Anthony Terrell Smith], American rapper ("Funky Cold Medina"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Brian Cox, English physicist and musician (BBC Wonders of... series), born in Oldham, England
  • 1975 Albert Fields, American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Gary, Indiana

Ronan KeatingRonan Keating (45 years old)

1977 Irish pop singer (Boyzone - "Words"; "No Matter What"; solo -"When You Say Nothing At All"), radio host, and television personality, born in Bayside, Dublin, Ireland

  • 1978 Douglas Osmond, American pop vocalist (Osmond Boys), born in Provo, Utah
  • 1978 Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2009)
  • 1978 Seomoon Tak [Lee Su-jin], Korean rock singer, born in South Korea
  • 1981 Kim Yoo-Jin (Eugene), South Korean singer and actress
  • 1981 Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress
  • 1981 Tobias Forge, Swedish heavy metal singer (Ghost), born in Linköping, Sweden
  • 1986 Stacie Orrico, American singer (Stuck), born in Seattle, Washington

Camila CabelloCamila Cabello (25 years old)

1997 Cuban-American singer-songwriter (Fifth Harmony -"Work from Home"; solo - "Señorita"; "Havana"), born in Cojimar, Cuba