Birthdays in Music on November 8

  • 1590 Francesco Gonzaga, composer
  • 1592 Domenico Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1657 Thomas Bullis Jr., English composer (d. 1712)
  • 1693 Leonhard Trautsch, composer
  • 1770 Friedrich Witt, composer
  • 1849 Edward Julius Biedermann, composer
  • 1850 Karel Komzák II, Viennese composer, born in Prague (d. 1905)
  • 1867 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer
  • 1882 Lazare Saminsky, composer
  • 1883 Arnold Bax, English composer (Farewell My Youth), born in London (d. 1953)
  • 1887 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
  • 1888 David Monrad Johansen, composer
  • 1895 Hermann Schey, German/Neth singer
  • 1900 Georges Lonque, composer
  • 1900 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
  • 1901 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)
  • 1902 Walerian Josef Gniot, composer
  • 1905 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • 1909 Alberto Erede, Italian conductor
  • 1912 Jean-Louis Martinet, composer
  • 1921 Douglas Townsend, composer

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1927 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American singer (Tennessee Waltz), born in Claremore, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

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  • 1938 Richard Stoker, composer
  • 1942 Gerald Alston, US singer (Manhattans-Crazy)
  • 1944 Bonnie Bramlett, rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie)
  • 1944 Rodney Desborough Slater, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)
  • 1945 Arnold Rosner, composer
  • 1945 Judith Lang Zaimont, composer
  • 1945 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • 1946 Roy Wood, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1947 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949 Al Berger, American musician (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes)
  • 1949 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951 Larry Burnette, rocker (Firefall)
  • 1954 Rickie Lee Jones, singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk)
  • 1957 Porl Thompson, British musician (The Cure)
  • 1958 Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
  • 1958 Don Byron, American clarinetist
  • 1961 Leif Garrett, singer/actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1970 Diana King, Jamaican singer
  • 1975 Stephen Saber, drummer/songwriter
  • 1977 Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer
  • 1980 Ana Vidovic, classical guitarist
  • 1982 Sam Sparro, Australian producer, songwriter, performer, former child actor