Birthdays in Music on November 6

  • 1566 Julien Perrichon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1600)
  • 1607 Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer, born in Kulmbach, Germany (d. 1655)
  • 1613 Luis de Garay, Spanish composer, born in Villa de Veteta (d. 1673)
  • 1659 Theodor Schwartzkopff, German composer, born in Ulm, Germany (d. 1732)
  • 1753 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, French cellist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1823)
  • 1757 Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer
  • 1779 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer
  • 1800 Eduard Grell, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1886)
  • 1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician and inventor (saxophone), born in Dinant, Belgium (d. 1894)

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1854 John Philip Sousa, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1855 Iosif Kotek, Russian composer and violinist, born in Kamenets-Podolsk, Ukraine (d. 1885)
  • 1878 Ernest Irving, English composer, born in Godalming, Surrey (d. 1953)
  • 1883 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director, born in Barnstaple, Devon (d. 1945)
  • 1884 Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer and conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1953)
  • 1909 Heinz Rottger, German composer, born in Herford, Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1909 Henk Bijvanck, Dutch composer, born in Kudus, Java (d. 1969)
  • 1910 Arthur Cohn, American composer and writer on music, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1916 Ray Conniff, American bandleader and musician (Ray Conniff Singers), born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 2002)
  • 1922 Lars Edlund, Swedish composer, born in Karlstad, Värmland County (d. 2013)
  • 1923 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist and baritone, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1998)
  • 1928 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1930 Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1989)
  • 1931 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 1982)
  • 1932 Stonewall Jackson, American country music musician, born in Tabor City, North Carolina
  • 1933 Joseph Pope, American singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1996)
  • 1936 David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Edwin Roxburgh, English composer and conductor, born in Liverpool
  • 1938 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • 1941 Doug Sahm, American country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1941 Guy Clark, American country singer (Heartbroke), born in Monahans, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1941 James Bowman, English countertenor, born in Oxford, England
  • 1944 Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1947 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • 1947 George Young, Scottish-Australian rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • 1947 John Wilson, Irish rock drummer (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

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1948 Glenn Frey, American rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

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  • 1949 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-American jazz trumpeter and composer, born in Artemisa, Cuba
  • 1957 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress (Roisin Connor-Bad Girls), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1957 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1961 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer, born in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France
  • 1961 Craig Goldy, American guitarist for the band Dio, born in San Diego, California
  • 1962 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • 1963 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death), born in Pomona, California (d. 1998)
  • 1964 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1966 Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer (Mr. Big), born in Carbondale, Illinois
  • 1976 Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx), born in Bremerton, Massachusetts
  • 1976 Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Ceduna, Australia
  • 1978 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host, born in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
  • 1982 Sowelu, Japanese pop singer, born in Tokyo
  • 1983 Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore), born in Lismore, Australia