Birthdays in Music on November 23

  • 1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer
  • 1765 Thomas Attwood, composer
  • 1797 Gabor Matray, composer
  • 1843 Josef Sucher, composer
  • 1862 Alberto Williams, composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1876 Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (d. 1946)
  • 1878 André Caplet, French composer and conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), born on a boat sailing between Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) and Honfleur (Calvados) in France (d. 1925)
  • 1887 Paul Malengreau, composer
  • 1887 Eduardo Corrochio, Spanish-born dancer (d. 1943)
  • 1896 Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher
  • 1896 Ruth Etting, American dancer, singer and actress (Roman scandals), born in David City, Nebraska (d. 1978)
  • 1906 Mervyn Roberts, composer
  • 1919 Claudio Santoro, composer
  • 1920 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • 1925 Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
  • 1926 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)

  • 1928 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj
  • 1928 Jerry Bock, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1931 Gloria Lynne, American Jazz vocalist (Dell Tones), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Krzysztof Penderecki, Debica Poland, composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima")
  • 1939 Betty Everett, US singer (Getting Mighty Crowded)
  • 1950 Cecil Hooker, rocker (Snuff)
  • 1952 Bill Troiano, musician
  • 1953 Francis Cabrel, French singer
  • 1954 Bruce Hornsby, Williamsburg Va, rock vocalist
  • 1955 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
  • 1957 John "Jellybean" Benitez, music producer
  • 1966 Charlie Grover, musician (Sponge)
  • 1967 Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Pestilence)
  • 1969 Jonathan Seet, Canadian singer
  • 1972 Kurupt, rapper (Tha Dogg Pound)
  • 1984 Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer

Person of interestMiley Cyrus

1992 Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Actress/Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress/Singer
Miley Cyrus