Birthdays in Music on November 22

  • 1458 Jacob Obrecht, Dutch composer (d. 1505)
  • 1579 Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist
  • 1690 Francois Collin de Blamont, composer
  • 1709 Frantisek Benda, composer
  • 1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach (Sinfonias 64)
  • 1780 Conradin Kreutzer, composer
  • 1838 Jose Augusto da Ferreira Veiga, Viscount d' Arneiro, composer
  • 1859 Cecil Sharp, British collector of English folk music and dance, born in London, England (d. 1924)
  • 1870 Howard Brockway, composer
  • 1891 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer
  • 1896 Mario La Broca, composer
  • 1899 Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer and actor (In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • 1900 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1901 Joaquin Rodrigo, Sagunto Spain, composer
  • 1902 Emanuel Feuermann, Kolomea Galicia, cellist (Chicago Symph Orchestra)
  • 1907 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • 1913 Benjamin Britten, Lowestoft Suffolk England, composer (Beggar's Opera)
  • 1917 Jean-Etienne Marie, composer
  • 1922 Fikret Dzhamil Amirov, Kirovabad Russia, Azerbaijani composer (Shur)
  • 1923 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, born in Portland, Oregan (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Axel Borup-Jorgensen, composer
  • 1925 Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Grady "Fats" Jackson, tenor sax player
  • 1930 Peter Hall, English stage, film and opera director (Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre director), born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 2017)
  • 1936 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • 1941 Ron McClure, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • 1941 Jesse Colin Young, American musician
  • 1942 Steve Caldwell, rocker (Orleans)
  • 1943 Floyd Sneed, rock drummer (Three Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1946 Aston Barrett, Jamaican reggae bassist (I Shot the Sheriff)
  • 1950 Little Steven, [Van Zandt], Asbury Park NJ, rocker (Born to Run)
  • 1950 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • 1950 Art Sullivan, Belgian singer
  • 1951 Kent Nagano, American conductor and opera administrator, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1953 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer (d. 1994)
  • 1956 Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • 1957 Sharon Bailey, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • 1960 Eg White, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • 1961 Stephen Hough, British concert pianist
  • 1975 Aiko [Yanai], Japanese singer, born in Osaka
  • 1976 Ville Valo, Finnish singer (HIM)
  • 1978 Karen O, American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
  • 1979 Chris Doran, Irish singer
  • 1981 Ben Adams, English singer
  • 1982 Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • 1983 Corey Beaulieu, American guitarist (Trivium)
  • 1983 Tyler Hilton, American singer and actor