Musicians Born on October 13

  • 1652 Johann Heinrich Kittel, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1682)
  • 1783 Frantiszek Sołtyk, Polish composer, born in Piastów, Poland (d. 1865)
  • 1792 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1868)
  • 1794 Anselm Hüttenbrenner, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1868)
  • 1822 Carl Martin Reinthaler, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1896)
  • 1823 Immanuel Faisst, German composer, born in Esslingen am Neckar, Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1894)
  • 1824 Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer (d. 1902)
  • 1879 Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor and composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), born in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1881 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), born in Bacău, Romania (d. 1957)
  • 1890 Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, born in Silvbergs, Sweden (d. 1966)
  • 1899 Marcelle de Manziarly, French pianist and composer, born in Kharkiv, Russian Empire (d. 1989)
  • 1900 Gerald Marks, American songwriter ("All of Me"), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1997)
  • 1900 Marius-François Gaillard, French pianist (DeBussy), conductor and composer (La passion noire), born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • 1903 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • 1909 Scoville "Toby" Browne, American jazz saxophone and clarinet player, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • 1910 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • 1910 Otto Joachim, German-Canadian composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2010)
  • 1911 André Navarra, French concert cellist (Jolivet's Cello Concerto), and educator (Paris Conservatoire, 1947-88), born in Biarritz, France (d. 1988)
  • 1911 Ticker Freeman, American pianist (Dinah Shore Show), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Hugo Weisgall, American composer (4 Impressions), born in Ivančice, Czech Republic (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Jack Fallon, Canadian-British jazz double and electric bass player, fiddler (The Beatles -"Don't Pass Me By"), and concert promoter, born in London, Ontario, Canada (d. 2006)
  • 1916 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone singer (Dutch Radio Chorus), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 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, American orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • 1922 Alan Scott, American lyricist (Candid Camera theme), writer, TV host (Spin the Picture), and actor, born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2021)
  • 1922 Gilberto Mendes, Brazilian classical and avant-garde composer, born in Santos, Brazil (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Terry Gibbs [Julius Gubenko], American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (The Dream Band; Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Gustav Winckler, Danish pop singer ("Skibet skal sejle i nat"- "The Ship Is Leaving Tonight"), born in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1979)
  • 1926 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist (Oscar Peterson; Ella Fitzgerald), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Tommy Whittle, British jazz tenor saxophonist (Ted Heath; BBC Show Band), and bandleader, born in Grangemouth, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 1927 (Leon) "Lee" Konitz, American jazz saxophonist (Miles Davis - Birth of the Cool), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1927 Anita Kerr [née Grilli], American pop and country singer, composer, and producer (The Anita Kerr Singers), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2022) [1] [2]
  • 1932 Johnny Lytle, American jazz drummer and vibraphonist, known as "Fast Hands", born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1932 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine; Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1933 Adam Kaczyński, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2010)
  • 1934 Nana Mouskouri, Greek singer (Try to Remember), born in Chania, Crete, Greece
  • 1935 Alexey Kozlov, Russian jazz-fusion saxophonist, bandleader, and composer (Arsenal), born in Moscow, USSR
  • 1935 Paul Humphrey, American jazz, R&B, and rock session and touring drummer, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • 1938 Enzo Dara, Italian operatic basso buffo (The Barber of Seville - "Don Bartolo"), and author, born in Mantua, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1940 (Farrell) "Pharoah" Sanders, American jazz saxophonist (John Coltrane groups; "Karma"), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1940 Chris Farlowe [John Henry Deighton], British rock singer ("Out of Time"), born in London, England
  • 1941 Neil Aspinall, British rock and roll road manager (The Beatles), and music executive (Apple Records), born in Prestatyn, Wales (d. 2008)

Paul SimonPaul Simon (81 years old)

1941 American multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter (Simon & Garfunkel - "The Sound of Silence"; solo - "Kodachrome"; "Still Crazy After All These Years"; "Graceland"), and actor (One Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • 1944 Robert Lamm, American keyboardist, songwriter, and vocalist (Chicago - "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?": "Beginnings"; "Saturday in the Park"), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1945 Christophe [Daniel Bevilacqua], French singer (Aline), born in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Paris
  • 1945 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1946 Dorothy Moore, American blues, gospel, and R&B singer ("Misty Blue"), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1946 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer ("Crazy Blue Eyes"), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania [1]
  • 1947 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist ("I Can't Drive 55"; Van Halen, 1985-96 - "Right Now"), born in Salinas, California
  • 1948 John Ford Coley, American musician (England Dan & John Ford Coley - "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1948 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pakistani qawwal (Sufi devotional music) vocalist, and composer, born in Lyallpur, Pakistan (d. 1997)
  • 1948 Pete Spencer, British drummer and songwriter (Smokie, 1973-86 - "This Time We'll Get It Right"; "San Francisco Bay"), born in Leeds, England
  • 1949 Rick Vito, American session and touring rock guitarist and singer (Fleetwood Mac, 1987-91, born Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1949 Robert Sirota, American classical composer, born in New York, New York
  • 1950 Simon Nicol, British folk-rock guitarist, singer, and record producer (Fairport Convention), born in Muswell Hill, London, England
  • 1952 Pierre Lacocque, Belgian-American blues harmonica player (Mississippi Heat), born in Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1955 Frans van Oostrom, Dutch jazz and blues guitarist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1958 Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1958 Joseph Richard Sylvers, American R&B musician (The Sylvers)
  • 1959 Gerry Darby, British jazz-soul drummer (Carmel - "Bad Day"), born in England
  • 1959 Marie Osmond, American pop singer ("Paper Roses"), and actress (Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1960 Joey Belladonna [Bellardini], American heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax, 1984-92 - "I Am The Law"), born in Oswego, New York
  • 1963 Michael Lavine, American portrait photographer and contributor to several grunge rock album art packages (Nirvana; Soundgarden), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1965 Charlie Jones, British session bass player, songwriter, and record producer (Robert Plant), born in Bristol, England [some sources cite 1963]
  • 1966 Eugene Alcalay, Romanian concert pianist, composer, and educator, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2019)
  • 1968 Carlos Marín, Spanish pop-opera baritone (Il Divo), born in Mörfelden-Walldorf, West Germany (d. 2021)
  • 1970 Mel Jackson, African-American actor (Soul Food) and R&B musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970 Paul Potts, British pop-opera singer and 1st winner of Britain's Got Talent (2007), born in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, England
  • 1973 Roger Lima [Manganelli], Brazilian ska singer and bassist (Less Than Jake), born in Porto Alegre
  • 1974 Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1980 Ashanti [Douglas] American singer ("Always On Time"), born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
  • 1980 Jon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1981 Kele Okereke, Nigerian-English musician (Bloc Party), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1984 Misono [Kōda], Japanese pop singer (Day After Tomorrow; "It's All Love!"), and TV personality (Quiz! Hexagon II), born in Kyoto, Japan

JiminJimin (27 years old)

1995 South Korean singer-songwriter (BTS), born in Busan, South Korea