Musicians Born on November 20

  • 1652 Romanus Weichlein, Austrian composer, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1706)
  • 1757 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, Italian organist and composer, born in Bologna (d. 1819)
  • 1759 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, Hungarian cellist and composer, baptized in Leštiny (d. 1833)
  • 1765 Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, German composer, born in Treuenbrietzen, Brandenburg, Prussia (d. 1814)
  • 1766 John Wall Calcott, English composer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1821)
  • 1827 Edmond Dédé, Creole-American violinist and composer (Quasimodo Symphony; Mephisto Masque), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1901)
  • 1834 Franjo Ksaver Kuhač, Croatian composer who collected and published 1,600 folk songs, born in Osijek, Croatia (d. 1911)
  • 1850 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, born Ratton Park, Sussex, England (d. 1892)
  • 1867 Vicente Ripollés, Spanish composer, born in Castellón de la Plana, Spain (d. 1943)
  • 1873 Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1881 Arthur Marshall, American ragtime piano player and composer ("Swipesy Cakewalk" with Scott Joplin; "The Peach"), born in Saline County, Missouri (d. 1968)
  • 1891 Julian Fuhs, German-American jazz pianist and bandleader (Follies Band), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Margaret Sutherland, Australian composer (Haunted Hills; The Young Kabbarli), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1984)
  • 1899 Juan Vicente Lecuna, Venezuelan diplomat and composer, born in Valencia, Venezuela (d. 1954)
  • 1904 Alexandra Danilova, Russian-American ballerina (The Turning Point), born in Petergof, Russia (d. 1997)
  • 1913 Irina Nijinska, Russian-Polish-American ballet dancer, and teacher, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1991)
  • 1914 (Clifton) "Skeeter" Best, American jazz guitarist (Erskine Hawkins; Earl Hines; Oscar Pettiford; Ray Charles; Milt Jackson), born in Kinson, North Carolina (d. 1985)
  • 1917 Max Georg Baumann, German composer (Libertas Cruciata), born in Kronbacher, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1917 Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 2008)
  • 1917 Ram Gopal, Indian-English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain), born in Bangalore, India (d. 2003)
  • 1918 Tibor Frešo, Slovak composer (Fanfares of Peace; A Beetle was Born), and conductor (Slovak National Theatre Opera), born in Spišský Štiavnik, Slovakia (d. 1987)
  • 1919 John McCarthy, English conductor, born in London (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Armin Schibler, Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace), born in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (d. 1986)
  • 1920 Pernell Charity, American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, born in Waverly, Virginia (d. 1979)
  • 1925 June Christy [Shirley Luster], American jazz singer ("Tampico"; "Something Cool"), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1925 Kaye Ballard, American stage and screen actress, comedienne, (Mothers-in-Law - "Kaye"), and singer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1925 Maya Plisetskaya, Russian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Kenneth Schermerhorn, American conductor (American Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1932 John Barnes Chance, American composer, born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1972)
  • 1937 René Kollo, German tenor, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1939 Dick Smothers, American comedian and folk singer (The Smothers Brothers Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Jim Horn, American session and touring saxophonist (Duane Eddy; Wrecking Crew; George Harrison), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • 1941 Gary Karr, American double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942 Meredith Monk, American choreographer, composer (Atlas) and performing artist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Norman Greenbaum, American folk singer (Spirit in the Sky), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • 1945 Danny McBride, American rock musician (Sha Na Na, 1975-80), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 2009)
  • 1945 Nanette Workman, American-Canadian singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946 Duane Allman, American rock guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1946 J. Blackfoot [Colbert], American soul singer (Soul Children; Taxi), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • 1946 Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford, England
  • 1947 Joe Walsh, American guitarist ("Life's Been Good"; "Rocky Mountain Way"; Eagles - "In The City"), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1948 Rance Allen, American gospel singer and musician (Rance Allen Group - Miracle Worker), born in Monroe, Michigan (d. 2020)
  • 1949 Billy Jones, American rock guitarist (The Outlaws), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1950 Gary Green, British guitarist (Gentle Giant), born in London, England
  • 1954 Frank Marino, Canadian rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1956 Dan Powers, American rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band, 1983-87), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1957 Jimmy Brown, British rock-reggae drummer (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1962 Gail Ann Dorsey, American session and touring bassist, singer, and songwriter (David Bowie; Tears for Fears; Dar Williams), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962 Steve Alexander, Welsh pop drummer (Brother Beyond - "The Harder I Try"), born in Ystradgynlais, Penrhos, Wales
  • 1965 Mike D [Diamond], American rap vocalist (Beastie Boys - "You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party"), born in New York City
  • 1965 Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan), born in Tateyama, Chiba, Japan
  • 1966 Kevin Gilbert, American musician (Giaraffe; Tuesday Night Music Club), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1996)
  • 1967 Teoman [Yakupoğlu], Turkish rock singer, born in Alucra, Turkey
  • 1970 Geoffrey Keezer, American jazz pianist, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • 1970 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor], American rapper (A Tribe Called Quest - "Check the Rhime"; "I Legft My Wallet In El Segundo"), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1975 (Frederick) Dierks Bentley, American country singer ("What Was I Thinkin'"; "Drunk On A Plane"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1975 Davey Havok [David Paden Marchand], American singer (AFI), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1977 Josh Turner, American singer (Long Black Train), born in Hannah, South Carolina
  • 1978 Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer, born in Taiwan
  • 1978 Ryan Leslie, American hip-hop, neo-soul, and pop singer-songwriter, musician and producer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1979 Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer, born in Pereira, Colombia
  • 1981 Kimberley Walsh, English pop singer (Girls Aloud - "The Promise"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1981 Scott Hutchinson, Scottish musician (Frightened Rabbit), born in Selkirk, Scotland (d. 2018)

Future [Nayvadius Wilburn]Future [Nayvadius Wilburn] (39 years old)

1983 American rapper and singer-songwriter (High Off Life), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1986 Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1986 Jared Followill, American alternative-rock bassist (Kings of Leon -"Use Somebody"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1986 Oliver "Oli" Sykes, British rock vocalist (Bring Me The Horizon - "Drown"; "Medicine"), born in Ashford, England
  • 1992 Ishimura Maiha, Japanese pop singer (Berryz Kobo), born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1995 Michael Clifford, Australian musician (5 Seconds of Summer -"She Looks So Perfect"), born in Quakers Hill, Australia
  • 2000 Connie Talbot, British pop singer (Britain's Got Talent, 2007 runner-up), born in Walsall, Engalnd