On This Day

Birthdays in Music 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 composer, born in Pistoia, Florence (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)

Person of interestFranz Liszt

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

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • 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, 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, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
  • 1885 Lothar Windsperger, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 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 Tadeas Salva, composer
  • 1937 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
  • 1939 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • 1942 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Robin John Maconie, composer
  • 1942 Bobby Fuller, Baytown, Texas, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
  • 1943 Paul Zukofsky, violinist (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1945 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)

  • 1946 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • 1947 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
  • 1949 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • 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 Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1964 Toby Mac, American singer and songwriter
  • 1965 John Wesley Harding [Wesley Stace], British musician and novelist (Here Comes The Groom), born in Hastings, East Sussex
  • 1967 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
  • 1968 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)

Person of interestShaggy

1968 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Jamaican-American reggae musician and rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • 1969 Helmut Lotti, Belgian singer
  • 1974 Tim Kinsella, American musician
  • 1976 Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)
  • 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 singer (Hanson-MMMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma