Birthdays in Music on October 11

  • 1747 Marian Paradeiser, Austrian composer, born in Riedenthal, Austria (d. 1775)
  • 1788 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, born in Frymburk, Bohemia (d. 1867)
  • 1821 Angelo Mariani, Italian composer, born in Ravenna, Italy (d. 1873)
  • 1841 Friedrich Hegar, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1927)
  • 1863 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, French composer, born in Velletri, Italy (d. 1919)
  • 1869 Frederic Norton, English composer (Chu Chin Chow), born in Broughton-in-Salford (d. 1946)
  • 1877 John Parsons Beach, American composer, born in Gloversville, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1882 Robert Nathaniel Dett, Canadian pianist and composer (In The Bottoms), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (d. 1943)
  • 1883 Archibald T Davison, American musicologist and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • 1884 Robert Müller-Hartmann, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1950)
  • 1888 Piero Coppola, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1971)
  • 1894 Albert Stoessel, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1943)
  • 1897 Arvo Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 1942)
  • 1901 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, born in Veselí nad Lužnicí (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Armen Carapetyan, Americn musicologist and composer, born in Eşfahān, Iran (d. 1992)
  • 1910 Eugene John Weigel, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)

  • 1917 Franz Alphons Wolpert, German composer, born in Wiesentheid, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1918 Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (Tony-West Side Story), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1919 Art Blakey, American drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • 1929 Curtis Amy, American jazz musician (Way Down), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2002)
  • 1932 Dottie West, American country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • 1935 Jan van Vlijmen, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1936 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • 1939 Woytec Lowski [Woiciech Wiesidlowski], Polish dancer and ballet master, born in Brzesc, Poland (d. 1995)
  • 1941 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter, born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 1999)
  • 1943 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943 Gene Watson, American country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff), born in Palestine, Texas
  • 1943 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, Swedish composer, born in Solna, Sweden
  • 1946 Gary Mallaber, American rocker (The Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1946 Daryl Hall [Hohl], American rocker, soul singer and songwriter (Hall & Oates), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1947 Al Atkins, English musician (Judas Priest), born in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
  • 1947 George McCorkle, American guitarist (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Chester, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • 1949 Greg Douglass, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1950 Andrew Woolfolk, American pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Texas
  • 1957 Blair Cunningham, American rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1961 Amr Diab, Egyptian singer (Leily Nehary), born in Port Said, Egypt
  • 1965 Alexander Hacke, German musician (Einstürzende Neubauten), born in Berlin
  • 1971 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1973 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot, Limp Bizkit), born in Middle River, Maryland
  • 1973 Brendan B. Brown (BBB), American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • 1979 Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician (Cobra Starship, Midtown), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1989 Henry Lau, Hong Kong-Canadian singer (Super Junior-M), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1991 Chauncey Matthews, American Juniors singer, born in San Diego, California
  • 1992 Sarah Cannon, daughter of singer Amy Grant
  • 1992 Cardi B [Belcalis Almanzar], American rapper, born in NYC, New York