Musicians Born on November 27

  • 1544 Ascanio Trombeti, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1590)
  • 1569 Ottavio Vernizzi, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Papal State (d. 1649)
  • 1602 Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Italian Baroque music composer, singer and Benedictine nun, born in Milan, Habsburg Spain (now Italy) (d. ca. 1676–1678)
  • 1668 Pantaleon Hebenstreit, German musician, composer, and instrument inventor, born in Eisleben (d. 1750)
  • 1691 Josef Antonín Plánický, Czech composer, born in Manětín, Czech Republic (d. 1732)
  • 1731 Gaetano Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1798)
  • 1732 Johann Joseph Emmert, German composer, born in Kitzingen, Würzburg, Germany (d. 1809)
  • 1741 Jean-Pierre Duport, French composer (d. 1818)
  • 1745 Boniface Stoeckl, German composer, born in Pilsting, Germany (d. 1784)
  • 1750 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, German violinist and composer, baptized in Deutschbrod, Bohemia (now Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic), (d. between 1798–1809)
  • 1759 Franz Krommer, Czech composer, born in Kamenice u Jihlavy, Czech Republic (d. 1831)
  • 1787 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, born in Gollachostheim, Bavaria (d. 1849)
  • 1801 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1848)
  • 1804 Julius Benedict, German opera composer (Protoghesi), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1885)
  • 1813 Michele Puccini, Italian organist and composer (father of Giacomo), born in Luca (d. 1864)
  • 1830 Harrison Millard, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • 1867 Charles Koechlin, French composer (The Jungle Book), born in Paris (d. 1950)
  • 1867 Margaret Ruthven Lang, American composer (Irish Love Song), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1972)
  • 1878 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), born in Swampscott, Massachusetts (d. 1971)
  • 1879 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Russian Empire (d. 1950)
  • 1885 Rudolph Reti, Serbian composer, born in Užice, Kingdom of Serbia (D. 1957)
  • 1893 Stanisław Wiechowicz, Polish composer, born in Kroszyce, Kielce, Poland (d. 1963)
  • 1898 Nelly Wagenaar, Dutch pianist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Léon Barzin, Belgian-American conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • 1900 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • 1902 Giuseppe Savagnone, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1984)
  • 1905 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor and composer (Mater Dolorosa), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1910 Rodolfo Holzmann, Peruvian composer, born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1992)
  • 1915 Victor Alessandro, American orchestral conductor (Oklahoma City; San Antonio), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1976)
  • 1918 Ze'ev Wolfgang Steinberg, Israeli violist and composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2011)
  • 1919 Siegfried Naumann, Swedish conductor (Musica Nova ensemble, 1962-77), teacher, and composer (Risposte), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)
  • 1931 Juan Guinjoan, Catalan composer and pianist, born in Riudoms, Spain (d. 2019)
  • 1935 Al Jackson, Jr., American session drummer, known as "The Human Time Keeper" (Stax; Booker T. & MGs - "McLemore Avenue"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1975)
  • 1935 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, German composer, born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1936 Henri Belolo, French disco music producer and songwriter (The Village People; The Ritchie Family) ,born in Casablanca, Morocco (d. 2019)
  • 1937 Robert "Bootsie" Barnes, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1940 Maciej Małecki, Polish concert pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1941 Eddie Rabbitt, American songwriter ("Kentucky Rain"), and country singer ("I Love a Rainy Night"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

American rock guitarist ("Purple Haze"; "voodoo Chile"; The Wind Cries Mary"), born in Seattle, Washington

  • 1942 Michael Devlin, American bass-baritone, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Trevor Ward-Davies 'Dozy', British rock bassist (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Enford, Wilshire (d. 2015)
  • 1945 Randy Brecker, American jazz and fusion trumpeter (Brecker Brothers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Betty Weiss, American pop singer (The Shangri-Las - "Leader of the Pack"), born in Jamaica, Queens, NYC
  • 1948 Dave Winthrop, American saxophonist (Supertramp, 1970-73), born in New Jersey
  • 1951 Kevin Kavanaugh, American rock keyboard player (Asbury Jukes), born in West Orange, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • 1952 (Alokesh) "Bappi" Lahiri, Indian disco and film music composer, singer, and record producer, born in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India (d. 2022)
  • 1952 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1953 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 1957 Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic stage and screen actress, singer, theater director, and painter (born in Akranes, Iceland (d. 2016)
  • 1959 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds - "Don't You, Forget About Me"; "Belfast Child"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1960 Ashley Ingram, British soul and R&B guitarist and bass player (Fizzz; Imagination - "Just An Illusion"), born in Northampton, England
  • 1960 Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota
  • 1961 Princess [Desiree Heslop], British pop singer ("Say I'm Your Number One"), born in London
  • 1962 Charlie Benante, American rock drummer (Anthrax - "Armed & Dangerous"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, American rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1965 Fiachna O'Braonáin, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1973 Twista [Carl Terrell Mitchell], American rapper, one-time fastest English language rapper (Guinness World Record, 1992), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976 Tyrone Sutton, American pop and R&B singer (Perfect Gentlemen - “Ohh La La (I Can’t Get Over You)”) and Muslim chaplain, born in Massachussetts
  • 1978 Mike Skinner, British singer-songwriter and rapper (The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free), born in Chipping Barnet, London, England
  • 1978 Tim Yeung, American heavy metal drummer (Vital Remains; I Am Morbid), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1979 Hilary Hahn, American classical violinist, born in Lexington, Virginia
  • 1979 Shin Hyesung, Korean singer (Shinhwa), born in Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • 1981 Nicholas Thorburn, Canadian indie rock sing-songwriter (The Unicorns; Islands; Human Highway), born in Campbell River, British Columbia
  • 1983 Professor Green [Stephen Paul Manderson], British rapper (Lip Sync Battle UK), born in London, England
  • 1985 Klara Elias [Klara Ósk Elíasdóttir], Icelandic pop singer (Nylon), born in Sweden
  • 1990 Hazel English [Eleisha Caripisi], Australian-American indie-pop singer-songwriter ("Shaking"; "Nine Stories"), born in Sydney, Australia