Birthdays in Music on October 13

  • 1652 Johann Heinrich Kittel, composer
  • 1783 Frantiszek Soltyk, composer
  • 1792 Moritz Hauptmann, composer
  • 1794 Anselm Huttenbrenner, composer
  • 1822 Karl Reinthaler, composer
  • 1823 Immanuel Faisst, composer
  • 1824 Henry Stephen Cutler, composer
  • 1879 Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)
  • 1881 George Bacovia, [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer/painter
  • 1890 Gosta Nystroem, composer
  • 1891 Ludwig Weber, composer
  • 1899 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer
  • 1900 Marius-Francois Gaillard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • 1900 Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
  • 1903 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • 1910 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • 1910 Otto Joachim, composer
  • 1911 Ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1912 Hugo David Weisgall, Ivancice Moravia, composer (4 Impressions)
  • 1916 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus)
  • 1920 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1921 Harper MacKay, orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1922 Alan Scott, Haddonfield NJ, TV host/songwriter (Spin the Picture)
  • 1922 Gilberto Mendes, composer
  • 1924 Terry Gibbs, American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (d. 1979)
  • 1926 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1927 Lee Konitz, American composer (Birth of the Cool), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1933 Adam Kaczynski, composer
  • 1934 Nana Mouskouri, Crete Greece, singer (Try to Remember) [or 10/10/36]
  • 1940 Chris Farlowe [John Henry Deighton], English singer (Out of Times), born in London
  • 1940 Pharoah Sanders, American jazz saxophonist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1941 Paul Simon, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1944 Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Christophe, French singer
  • 1946 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop)
  • 1947 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Monterey California
  • 1948 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 John Ford Coley, American musician
  • 1949 Craig McGregor, rocker (Foghat)
  • 1951 John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
  • 1951 Olympia-Ann Sylvers, rocker
  • 1958 Joseph Richard Sylvers, rocker
  • 1958 Jair-Rohm Parker Wells, American musician and composer
  • 1959 Marie Osmond, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1960 Joey Belladonna, heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax-Protest), born in Oswego, New York
  • 1965 Cherelle, rocker (Affair-First Bite)
  • 1968 Carlos Marin, Spanish baritone (Il Divo)
  • 1970 Mel Jackson, American actor and R&B musician
  • 1970 Paul Potts, British Opera singer and winner of Britain's Got Talent
  • 1974 Hawick Lau, Chinese actor and singer
  • 1974 Joseph Utsler, American rapper (Insane Clown Posse)
  • 1975 David Kennedy, American musician (Box Car Racer, Angels & Airwaves)
  • 1980 Ashanti, American singer
  • 1980 Jon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless)
  • 1981 Kele Okereke, lead singer of Bloc Party
  • 1984 Misono, Japanese singer (formerly Day After Tomorrow)
  • 1995 Jimin [Park Ji-min], South Korean vocalist, born in Busan, South Korea