Musicians Born on October 22

  • 1686 Georg Balthasar Schott, German composer, born in Schönau, near Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1736)
  • 1698 Nicola Logroscino, Italian composer, born in Bitonto, Bari, Italy (d. 1765)
  • 1737 Vincenzo Manfredini, Italian harpsichordist, composer, and music theorist, born in Pistoia, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1799)
  • 1752 Ambrogio Minoja, Italian classical composer, born in Ospedaletto Lodigiano, Lodi, Italy (d. 1825)
  • 1761 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, German composer, born in Owen, Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany (d. 1799)
  • 1765 Daniel Steibelt, German pianist and composer, born in Berlin (d. 1823)
  • 1809 Federico Ricci, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1877)

Franz Liszt

1811 Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), born in Raiding, Hungary (d. 1886)

  • 1826 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, born in Casalmaggiore, Italy (d. 1882)
  • 1832 August Labitzky, Bohemian composer, born in Bečov nad Teplou, Czechia (d. 1903)
  • 1832 Leopold Damrosch, German-American composer, and conductor (New York Oratorio Society; New York Symphony), born in Poznań, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1885)
  • 1838 Carl Fuchs, German composer and musician, born in Potsdam (d. 1922)
  • 1883 Viktor Jacobi, composer
  • 1885 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian operatic spinto tenor singer (New York Metropolitan Opera, 1913-45), born in Montagnana, Italy
  • 1885 Lothar Windsperger, German composer and music publisher, born in Ampfing, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1935)
  • 1891 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, Bohemian German composer, born in Josefsthal, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1894 Méi Lánfāng, Chinese opera performer (d. 1961)
  • 1898 Marcel Mihalovici, composer
  • 1904 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • 1905 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • 1906 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
  • 1913 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)
  • 1925 Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings and Iguanas), born in Woodbridge, New Jersey, (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Giorgio Gaslini, Italian jazz pianist and composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Hikaru Hayashi, Japanese pianist, conductor and composer (Onibaba), born in Tokyo (d. 2012)
  • 1934 Donald McIntyre, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1937 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (Ta Tragoudia Mas) and well known leftist and critic of the Greek military junta, born in Alexandria, Kingdom of Egypt (d. 1982)
  • 1937 Tadeáš Salva, Slovak composer, born in Lúčky, Slovakia (d. 1997)
  • 1939 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • 1941 Valeri Kitka, Ukrainian classical composer (Frescoes of St. Sofia Cathedral of Kiev), and educator, born in Volodymyrivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Ukraine)
  • 1942 Annette Funicello, American actress (Mickey Mouse Club; Beach Party movies), and singer ("Tall Paul"; "O Dio Mio"), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Bobby Fuller, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four - "I Fought The Law"), born in Baytown, Texas (d. 1966)
  • 1942 Robin John Maconie, New Zealand pianist, electro-acoustic film and concert composer, and musicologist (Stockhausen), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1943 Paul Zukofsky, American violinist and conductor (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1943 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1945 Eddie Brigati, American rock vocalist, and songwriter (The Young Rascals, 1964-70 - "Groovin'"; "People Got to Be Free"), born in Garfield, New Jersey
  • 1945 Leslie West [Weinstein], American rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • 1947 Neil Rolnick, American electronic music composer and educator (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - iEAR Studios, 1981-2013), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1949 Stiv Bators [Steven Bator], American punk rock singer and guitarist (The Dead Boys), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1990)
  • 1952 Greg Hawkes, American rock keyboardist (The Cars - "Shake it Up"; "Drive"), born in Fulton, Maryland

Jeff Goldblum

1952 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (The Fly; Jurassic Park; Independence Day), and jazz pianist (The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

  • 1958 Bobby Blotzer, American rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1959 Marc Shaiman, American film and Broadway composer (When Harry Met Sally; Hairspray), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1960 Cris Kirkwood, American cow-punk bassist, singer, and songwriter (Meat Puppets - "Backwater"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1960 Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1964 TobyMac [Kevin McKeehan], American Christian-hip-hop rapper, singer and songwriter (DC Talk), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1965 John Wesley Harding [Wesley Stace], British singer-songwriter ("Here Comes The Groom"), and novelist (Wonderkid), born in Hastings, East Sussex, England
  • 1967 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer-songwriter (Eurovision, 2003), born in Lisbon, Portugal

Shaggy

1968 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Jamaican-American Grammy Award-winning reggae rapper and songwriter ("It Wasn't Me", "Boombastic",), born in Kingston, Jamaica

  • 1968 Shelby Lynne [Moorer], American country singer ("If I Could Bottle This Up"), born in Quantico, Virginia
  • 1969 Helmut Lotti [Lotigiers], Belgian rock-pop and classical cross-over tenor singer-songwriter, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • 1974 Tim Kinsella, American musician (Cap'n Jazz; Owls), and visual artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976 Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)
  • 1978 Ed Droste, American indie-rock singer-songwriter (Grizzly Bear - "Two Weeks"), born in Massachusetts
  • 1980 Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
  • 1982 Daniel M. Johnson "The Untouchable DJ Drastic", American DJ, music industry professional, and radio presenter
  • 1985 Zac Hanson, American pop drummer and singer (Hanson - "MMMMbop"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1989 JPEGMafia [Barrington Hendricks], American hip-hop singer, rapper, and record producer ("Does This Ski Mask Make Me Look Fat?"), born in Brooklyn, NYC
  • 1998 Roddy Ricch [Roderick Moore Jr.], American rapper and singer-songwriter (Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial; "The Box"), born in Compton, California
  • 2000 Baby Keen [Hykeem Carter Jr.], American rapper (Family Ties), born in Carson, California