Birthdays in Music on October 30

  • 1620 Michael de Ronghe, composer
  • 1735 Edward Miller, composer
  • 1787 Karl Guhr, German composer (d. 1848)
  • 1790 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer
  • 1821 Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer
  • 1840 Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano
  • 1845 Gustav Weber, composer
  • 1864 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
  • 1884 Rudolf Forster, Austrian actor (Threepenny Opera), born in Gröbming, Austria-Hungary (d. 1868)
  • 1893 Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
  • 1894 Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, born in London (d. 1930)
  • 1896 Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer
  • 1897 Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and one of the most popular songwriters of his era (Granada, Solamente Una Vez), born in Tlacotalpan, Veracruz (d. 1970)
  • 1902 Armin Kaufmann, composer
  • 1903 Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
  • 1904 Alfred Gradstein, composer
  • 1905 Christian Darnton, composer
  • 1908 Franco Margola, composer
  • 1908 Stuart Hamblen, Texas, singer/composer (This Old House)
  • 1914 Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
  • 1914 Patsy Montana Ruby Blevins, singer
  • 1914 Richard E Holz, American composer
  • 1915 Pierre Wissmer, Swiss composer (Capitaine Bruno)
  • 1925 Teo Macero [Attilio Joseph Macero], American composer, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • 1930 Clifford Brown, [Brownie], US jazz trumpeter/composer
  • 1934 Frans Brüggen, Dutch musician
  • 1939 Eddie Holland, US singer/songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here)
  • 1939 Grace Slick, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1939 Norman West, US singer (Soul Children, Hearsay, Give 'em Love)
  • 1941 Otis Williams [Otis Miles], American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • 1942 Sven-David Sandstrom, composer
  • 1947 Chris Komar, American dancer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1996)
  • 1949 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1954 T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)
  • 1963 Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones-Real, Real, Real)
  • 1965 Gavin Rossdale, Kilburn, London, English heavy metal vocalist and actor (Bush)
  • 1969 Masanori Hikichi, Japanese composer
  • 1970 Maja Tatic, Bosnia singer
  • 1971 Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and singer
  • 1975 Ian D'Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent