Birthdays in Music on November 1

  • 1618 Johannes Flittner, composer
  • 1666 James Sherard, English amateur composer, born in Bushby (d. 1738)
  • 1731 Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer
  • 1748 Christoph Rheineck, composer
  • 1761 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer
  • 1805 Alessandro Nini, composer
  • 1832 Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer
  • 1847 Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
  • 1855 Guido Adler, Austrian musicologist (Still in the Music)
  • 1859 William Henry Grattan Flood, composer
  • 1862 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
  • 1863 Alfred Reisenauer, composer
  • 1871 Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer
  • 1877 Roger Quilter, British composer
  • 1887 Max Trapp, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1971)
  • 1891 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher

  • 1902 Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orchestra)
  • 1903 Don Robey, US gospel singer
  • 1907 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • 1909 Bruno Bjelinski [Weiss], Croatian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1992)
  • 1914 William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger
  • 1921 Jan Tausinger, composer
  • 1921 John Willard Peterson, composer
  • 1923 Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
  • 1934 William Mathias, Welsh composer, born in Whitland (d. 1992)
  • 1937 Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)
  • 1940 Barry Sadler, American singer (Ballad Of The Green Berets), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • 1941 Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • 1943 Salvatore Adamo, popular singer
  • 1944 Richard "Kinky" Friedman, American country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945 Rick Grech, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France

Person of interestJim Steinman

1947 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • 1947 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • 1949 David Foster, Canadian musician and record producer, born in British Columbia, Canada
  • 1950 Dan Peek, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America), born in Panama City, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1951 Ronald Bell, rock sax (Kool & The Gang), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1955 Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • 1957 Lyle Lovett, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth), born in Klein, Texas
  • 1957 Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
  • 1959 Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)
  • 1961 Magne Furuholmen, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1961 Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
  • 1962 Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • 1962 Maga Furuholmen, rocker
  • 1963 Rick Allen, rock drummer (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
  • 1963 Kenny Alphin, American guitarist (Big & Rich)
  • 1964 Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer-songwriter (Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover), born in New York, New York
  • 1966 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
  • 1967 Tina Arena, Australian singer
  • 1975 Bo Bice, American singer
  • 1975 Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician
  • 1996 Lil Peep [Gustav Åhr], American rapper, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)