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Musicians Born on November 23

  • 1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, French opera composer, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1785)
  • 1765 Thomas Attwood, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1838)
  • 1797 Gábor Mátray, Hungarian composer and musicologist, born in Nagykata, Hungary (d. 1875)
  • 1843 Josef Sucher, Hungarian composer and conductor (Aus alten Märchen), born in Döbör, Hungary
  • 1862 Alberto Williams, Argentine pianist and composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1952)
  • 1876 Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (Atlántida), born in Cádiz, Spain (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, Belgian organist, composer, and educator (Brussels Conservatory, 1813-53), born in at Trélon, Nord, France
  • 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, Welsh composer, born in Abergele, Denbighshire (d. 1990)
  • 1919 Cláudio Santoro, Brazilian violinist, conductor, and composer, born in Manaus, Brazil (d. 1989)
  • 1920 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • 1925 Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger and musician (M*A*S*H theme), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • 1926 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)

  • 1928 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj, Slovenia
  • 1928 Jerry Bock, American Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2010)
  • 1931 Gloria Lynne [Wilson], American jazz vocalist (Dell Tones), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Oscar C. Yatco, Filipino violinist and conductor, born in Tanuan, Batangas, Philippines (d. 2014)
  • 1933 Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima"), born in Dębica, Poland (d. 2020)
  • 1936 Celin Romero, Spanish classical guitarist (the Romeros), born in Málaga, Spain
  • 1939 Betty Everett, American singer (Getting Mighty Crowded)
  • 1949 Charlie Black, American country music songwriter (Anne Murray - "Shadows in the Moonlight"; K.T. Oslin - "Come Next Monday"), born in Cheverly, Maryland (d. 2021)
  • 1950 Cecil Hooker, American country-rockabilly violinist (Snuff - "Bad, Bad, Billy")
  • 1952 Bill Troiano, American tuba player and teacher (Long Island Tuba Quartet), born in Plainview, New York
  • 1953 Francis Cabrel, French folk and country singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Agen, France
  • 1954 Bruce Hornsby, American pop, rock, and bluegrass, singer-songwriter, and piano player (The Way It Is), born in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • 1955 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian pianist, classical and film composer (Divenire), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy
  • 1961 Nicolas Bacri, Frenck classical music composer, born in Paris
  • 1962 Calvin Hayes, British drummer (Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back the Clock), born in London
  • 1966 Charlie Grover, American drummer (Sponge)
  • 1967 Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Pestilence), born in Holland, Netherlands
  • 1969 Jonathan Seet, Canadian singer, born in Singapore
  • 1972 Kurupt [Ricardo Emmanuel Brown], American rapper and actor (Tha Dogg Pound), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1978 Tommy Marth, American rock saxophone player (the Killers, 2008-2010), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2012)
  • 1984 Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer, born in Springfield, Missouri

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1992 [Destiny] Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, "The Climb"), born in Franklin, Tennessee

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