Birthdays in Music on October 11

  • 1747 Marian Paradeiser, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 1883 Archibald T Davison, American musicologist and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • 1884 Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 1910 Eugene John Weigel, composer
  • 1917 Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer
  • 1918 Jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story)
  • 1919 Art Blakey, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1932 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1935 Jan van Vlijmen, composer
  • 1936 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer (d. 2001)
  • 1939 Woiciech Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer
  • 1941 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1999)
  • 1943 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist/saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943 Gene Watson, Palestine Tx, country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff)
  • 1943 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, composer
  • 1946 Gary Mallaber, rocker (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, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)
  • 1949 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1950 Andrew Woolfolk, US pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star)
  • 1951 Wesley Magoogan, rocker
  • 1957 Blair Cunningham, rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957 Jon Moss, rock drummer (Culture Club)
  • 1961 Amr Diab, Egyptian singer
  • 1965 Alexander Hacke, German musician (Einstürzende Neubauten)
  • 1971 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals)
  • 1973 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot, Limp Bizkit)
  • 1973 Brendan B Brown [BBB], American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • 1979 Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician (Cobra Starship, Midtown)
  • 1991 Chauncey Matthews, American Juniors singer
  • 1992 Sarah Cannon, daughter of singer Amy Grant