Musicians Born on October 19

  • 1545 Giovanale Ancina, Italian priest and composer, born in Fossano, Duchy of Savoy (d. 1604)
  • 1652 Louis Le Quointe, Flemish organist and composer (Bouquet de fleurs), born in Ypres, Spanish Netherlands (d. 1717)
  • 1684 Johann Christoph Frauenholtz, Alsatian composer, baptized in Ahorn, Electorate of Bavaria (d. 1754)
  • 1690 Giuseppe Maria Carretti, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1774)
  • 1824 František Pivoda, Moravian composer, born in Žeravice, Austrian Empire (d. 1898)
  • 1828 Adolfo Fumagalli, Italian piano virtuoso and composer, often for just the left hand, born in Inzago, Italy (d. 1856)
  • 1866 Clarence Lucas, Canadian composer, librettist, conductor, and music professor, born in Six Nations Reserve, Ontario (d. 1947)
  • 1889 Uncle Art Satherley, British-American record producer (Academy of Country Music Award, 1968), born in Bristol, England (d. 1986)
  • 1892 Ilmari Hannikainen, Finnish pianist and composer, born in Jyväskylä (d. 1955)
  • 1900 Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • 1903 Vittorio Giannini, American violinist, composer (The Medead), and educator (Curtis Institute, 1956-64), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • 1907 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • 1908 Patrick Cairns "Spike" Hughes, British jazz double bassist and composer (Elegy), born in London (d. 1987)
  • 1908 [Nils] Geirr Tveitt, Norwegian classical pianist and composer, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1981)
  • 1911 George Cates, American orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and songwriter (d. 1980)
  • 1915 Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), born in Jebel Ed-Druz, Southern Syria (d. 1974)
  • 1916 Emil Gilels, Soviet concert pianist (Brussels Competition - 1st prize, 1938), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1985)
  • 1916 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish composer (Facettes; Aniara), born in Växjö, Sweden (d. 1968)
  • 1926 Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian pop singer-songwriter (Eurovision, 1964, 1966, 1973, 1974), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 2009)
  • 1929 Dumitru Capoianu, Romanian conductor and classical and film composer (The Little Man), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2012)
  • 1931 László Kalmár, Hungarian composer (Triangles), born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • 1934 Dave Guard, American folk singer, songwriter and arranger (Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1991)
  • 1941 Eddie Daniels, American jazz, session, and classical clarinetist (With The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra; Bob James), born in New York City
  • 1943 Robert Morris, American composer, born in Cheltenham, England
  • 1943 Robin Holloway, British composer (Seascape And Harvest), and educator (University of Cambridge, 1974-2011), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
  • 1944 George McCrae, American soul and disco singer ("Lead Me On"; "Rock Your Baby"), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1944 Peter Tosh [Winston Hubert McIntosh], Jamaican reggae musician (The Wailers -"Get Up Stand Up"; Mystic Man, Legalize It), born in Westmoreland, Jamaica (d. 1987)
  • 1945 Gloria Jones, American R&B and rock singer-songwriter ("Tainted Love"), theater actress (Hair), and keyboardist (T. Rex, 1973-77), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1945 Jeannie C. Riley (née Stephenson), American Grammy and CMA Award-winning pop-country and gospel singer ("Harper Valley P.T.A."), born in Stamford, Texas
  • 1945 Keith Reid, British lyricist and poet (Procol Harum - "A Whiter Shade of Pale"), born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1947 Wilbert Hart, American singer (Delfonics - "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)"; "La-La Means I Love You"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 Chester "Chet" Biscardi, Italian-American composer, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1948 Patrick Simmons, American rock guitarist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers - "Blackwater"), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • 1948 Peter Solley, British progressive rock session and touring Hammond organ player and keyboardist (Paladin; Procol Harum, 1975-77; Whitesnake, 1978), born in London, England
  • 1951 "Uncle" Floyd [Vivino], American stage and television performer (The Uncle Floyd Show, 1974–98). and world record piano player, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1951 Annie Golden, American punk rock singer (The Shirts), and actress (Hair; Assassins: Orange is the New Black), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • 1955 Nino DeFranco, Canadian pop guitarist (The DeFranco Family - "Heartbeat - It's a Lovebeat"), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • 1955 Roland Dyens, French classical guitarist, composer, and arranger (Libra Sonatine), born in French Tunisia. (d. 2016)
  • 1957 Karl Wallinger, Welsh rocker and songwriter (The Waterboys, 1983-85; World Party - "Give It All Away"; "Ship Of Fools"), born in Prestatyn, Wales, UK
  • 1958 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)
  • 1958 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor born in Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • 1960 Dan "Woody" Woodgate, British rock drummer (Madness - "Our House"; Voice of Beehive), born in Kensington, West London, England
  • 1960 Jennifer Holliday, American Grammy and Tony Award-winning stage actress, and pop, R&B, and gospel singer (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960 Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist, born in London
  • 1963 Sinitta [Malone], British-American singer ("So Macho"; "Toy Boy"), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1965 Frankie Paul [Paul Blake], Jamaican reggae musician, born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • 1965 Todd Park Mohr, American musician (Big Head Todd and the Monsters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1967 Yoko Shimomura, Japanese pianist and video game composer, born in Hyogo, Japan

Trey ParkerTrey Parker (53 years old)

1969 American animator, producer, actor and composer (South Park; The Book of Mormon), born in Conifer, Colorado

  • 1972 Pras [Prakazrel Michel], Haitian-American rapper, songwriter and producer (The Fugees - "Killing Me Softly"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973 Laurent Brancowitz [Mazzalai], French guitarist (Phoenix), born in Versailles, France
  • 1976 Joseph Andrew Duplantier, French-American heavy metal guitarist and vocalist (Gojira), born in Paris
  • 1976 Pete Loeffler, American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter (Chevelle - "The Red"; "Jar"), born in Grayslake, Illinois
  • 1978 Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978 Henri "Trollhorn"Sorvali, Finnish heavy metal muscian (Moonsorrow), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1979 Brian Robertson, American ska-punk-rock trombonist (Suburban Legends), born in Orange County, California
  • 1983 Makaya McCraven, American jazz drummer, composer, and bandleader, born in Paris, France
  • 1984 Thundercat [Stephen Bruner], American bass guitarist (Flying Lotus), born in Los Angeles, California

Lil DurkLil Durk (30 years old)

1992 American rapper (The Voice of the Heroes, 7220), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 2001 SpotEmGottem [Nehemiah Harden], American rapper and songwriter ("Beat Box"), born in Jacksonville, Florida