Birthdays in Music on November 3

  • 1587 Samuel Scheidt, German baroque composer, born in Halle (d. 1654)
  • 1656 Georg Reutter, Austrian composer and organist (d. 1738)
  • 1689 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
  • 1753 Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer
  • 1780 Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer
  • 1781 Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer
  • 1801 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)
  • 1815 Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer
  • 1863 Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer
  • 1867 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)
  • 1875 Emils Darzins, composer
  • 1880 Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer
  • 1888 William Charles Denis Browne, composer
  • 1897 Karel Salmon, composer
  • 1904 Gideon Fagan, composer
  • 1904 Janis Kalnins, composer
  • 1907 James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist
  • 1907 Joe Turner, US jazz pianist
  • 1911 Vladimir Ussachevsky, Hailar Manchuria, composer (Creation)
  • 1914 Hallgrimur Helgason, composer
  • 1933 John Barry, English composer
  • 1934 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • 1937 Paula Wayne, Hobart Oklahoma, vocalist (Everything's Great)
  • 1940 Dieter Acker, composer
  • 1941 Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • 1943 Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (Pentangle), born in Glasgow (d. 2011)
  • 1948 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953 Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
  • 1954 Adam Ant, [Stuart Goddard], English punk rocker (If I Strip For You), born in London, England
  • 1960 James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue), born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • 1960 Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • 1962 Marilyn, rocker (You Don't Love Me)
  • 1967 Steven Wilson, English musician and producer (Porcupine Tree), born in Kingston upon Thames
  • 1969 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.
  • 1973 Kirk Jones (Sticky Fingaz), American musician
  • 1973 Mick Thomson, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  • 1977 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York
  • 1979 Tim McIlrath, American musician (Rise Against)
  • 1989 Paula DeAnda, American singer