On This Day

Birthdays in Music on November 9

  • 1664 Johann Speth, German composer, born in Speinshart
  • 1697 Claudio Casciolini, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1760)
  • 1760 Henri-Philippe Gerard, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1848)
  • 1821 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, French composer, born in Alsace, Guebwiller (d. 1910)
  • 1835 Davorin Jenko, Slovene-Serbian composer, born in Dvorje, Slovenia (d. 1914)
  • 1835 Jean-Theodore Radoux, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1911)
  • 1837 Alfred Holmes, English violinist and composer, born in London (d. 1876)
  • 1854 Joseph Miroslav Weber, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1906)
  • 1868 Andrea d'Angeli, Italian composer, born in Italy (d. 1940)
  • 1880 Rudolph Karel, Czech composer, born in Pilsen, Czech Republic (d. 1945)
  • 1885 Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor, born in Montagnana, Italy (d. 1952)
  • 1896 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, Ukrainian composer, born in Kremenets, Ukraine (d. 1962)
  • 1907 Burrill Phillips, American composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1988)
  • 1918 Howard Shanet, American conductor (Night of the Tropics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2011)
  • 1929 Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, Russian composer, born in Volgograd, Russia

Person of interestMary Travers

1936 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers
  • 1940 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay

Person of interestTom Fogerty

1941 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • 1942 Richard Greene, American violinist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Lee Graziano, American rock drummer (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Phil May, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Dartford, Kent
  • 1948 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1948 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948 Joe Bouchard, American guitarist and bassist, born in Watertown, New York
  • 1949 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • 1954 Dennis Stratton, British rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London
  • 1954 Sue Upton, English actress (The Benny Hill Show) and dancer, born in Chadwell Heath, Essex, England
  • 1955 Don Schiff, American guitarist, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1956 Kevin Savigar, English musician and record producer, born in England, United Kingdom
  • 1959 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer, born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • 1960 Joëlle Ursull, French-Guadeloupean singer, born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • 1965 Bryn Terfel, Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer, born in Pant Glas, United Kingdom
  • 1968 Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist, born in Celano, Italy
  • 1969 Allison Wolfe, American musician (Bratmobile, Partyline), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1970 Susan Tedeschi, American musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1970 Scarface [Brad Terrence Jordan], American rapper (Geto Boys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1973 Nick Lachey, American singer, born in Harlan, Kentucky
  • 1974 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), born in Taylor, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • 1978 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1984 French Montana [Karim Kharbouch] American rapper, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • 1984 Delta Goodrem, Australian singer, born in Sydney, Australia