Birthdays in Music on November 26

  • 1640 Carl Rosier, Dutch baroque composer, born in Liège (d. 1725)
  • 1653 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1701)
  • 1744 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, German composer, born in Erlangen, Bavaria (d. 1785)
  • 1809 Marià Obiols, Catalan composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1888)
  • 1818 Louis Lacombe, French pianist and composer, born in Bourges, France (d. 1884)
  • 1823 Thomas Tellefsen, Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1874)
  • 1865 Earl Ross Drake, American composer, born in Aurora, Illinois (d. 1916)
  • 1906 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and painist, born in Mogliano, Veneto (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Philipp Mohler, German composer, born in Kaiserslautern, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1912 Gunnar Sønstevold, Norwegian composer, born in Elverum, Norway (d. 1991)
  • 1915 Earl Wild, American composer and pianist (Caesar's Hour, NBC Symph 1942), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • 1916 Mareo Ishiketa, Japanese composer, born in Wakayama, Japan (d. 1996)
  • 1920 István Sárközy, Hungarian composer, born in Pesterzsébet, Budapest, Hungary (d. 2002)
  • 1925 Eugene Istomin, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York
  • 1926 Mauro Bortolotti, Italian composer, born in Narni, Italy (d. 2007)
  • 1929 Betta St John [Betty Jean Striegler], American actress, singer and dancer (Dream Wife, Corridors of Blood), born in Hawthorne, California

  • 1929 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)
  • 1929 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician, born in Begunje, Slovenia (d. 2015)
  • 1932 Alan Stout, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2018)

Person of interestRobert Goulet

1933 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 2007)

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • 1935 Marian Mercer, actress/singer (Dean Martin Show), born in Akron, Ohio

Person of interestTina Turner

1939 Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock], American singer (Proud Mary), born in Nutbush, Tennessee

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • 1941 Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano
  • 1942 Michael Devlin, American bass-baritone
  • 1944 Alan Henderson, Belfast, rock bassist (Them)
  • 1944 Jean Terrell, Texas, rocker (Supremes)
  • 1945 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
  • 1946 Bert Bouquet, bassist (Earth & Fire, Focus)
  • 1949 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
  • 1963 Adam Gaynor, American musician (Matchbox Twenty)
  • 1974 Jamie Jones, singer (All 4 One)
  • 1978 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack)
  • 1980 Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1981 Natasha Bedingfield, British singer
  • 1985 Lil' Fizz, American singer