Birthdays in Music on November 27

  • 1544 Ascanio Trombeti, composer
  • 1569 Ottavio Vernizzi, composer
  • 1691 Josef Antonin Planicky, composer
  • 1731 Gaetano Pugnani, composer
  • 1732 Johann Joseph Emmert, composer
  • 1741 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer
  • 1745 Boniface Stoecki, composer
  • 1750 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer
  • 1759 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
  • 1787 Christian Rummel, composer
  • 1801 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer
  • 1804 Julius Benedict, opera composer (Protoghesi), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1813 Michele Puccini, composer
  • 1830 Harrison Millard, composer
  • 1867 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer
  • 1867 Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
  • 1878 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
  • 1879 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer
  • 1885 Rudolph Reti, composer
  • 1893 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer
  • 1898 Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist
  • 1900 Leon Barzin, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1900 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • 1902 Giuseppe Savagnone, composer
  • 1905 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • 1910 Rudolf Holzmann, composer
  • 1915 Victor Alessandro, composer
  • 1918 Zeev Wolfgang Steinberg, composer
  • 1919 Siegfried Naumann, composer
  • 1928 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)
  • 1931 Juan Guinjoan, composer
  • 1935 Al Jackson Jr, drummer (Booker T & MGs-Chinese Checkers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1935 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, composer
  • 1941 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

Person of interestJimi Hendrix

1942 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1970)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1944 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Enford, Wilshire (d. 2015)
  • 1945 Randy Brecker, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • 1951 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27]
  • 1952 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
  • 1953 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium)
  • 1959 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds-Breakfast Club)
  • 1960 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • 1961 Princess, rocker (Desirez Heslop, All For Love)
  • 1962 Calvin Hayes, rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock)
  • 1962 Charlie Benante, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1965 Fiachna O'Braonain, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
  • 1976 Tyrone Sutton, American singer (Perfect gentlemen) and Muslim chaplain
  • 1976 Jean Grae, South African-born rapper
  • 1978 Tim Yeung, American drummer (Vital Remains)
  • 1978 Mike Skinner, English musician
  • 1979 Hilary Hahn, American violinist
  • 1979 Shin Hyesung, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • 1983 Professor Green [Stephen Paul Manderson], British rapper (Lip Sync Battle UK), born in London, England
  • 1985 Klara Ósk Elíasdóttir, Icelandic singer