Musicians Born on September 14

  • 1722 Joseph Paul Ziegler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1767)
  • 1724 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1737 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, born in Rohrau, Austria (d. 1806)
  • 1747 José Joaquim dos Santos, Portuguese organist and composer, born in Obidos, Portugal (d. 1801)
  • 1748 Johann Paul Schulthesius, German composer, born in Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany (d. 1816)
  • 1760 Luigi Cherubini, Italian musical prodigy, composer (Médée; Requiem in D minor), and educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1822-42), baptized in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1842) [birth was likely on the 8th]
  • 1761 Pavel Lambert Mašek, Czech composer, born in Zvíkovec, Czech Republic (d. 1826)
  • 1768 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, born in Sinzig, Germany (d. 1833)
  • 1840 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, born in Holliston, Massachusetts (d. 1923)
  • 1882 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1885 María Grever, Mexican-American composer ("What A Difference A Day Makes" / "Cuando vuelva a tu lado"), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1951)
  • 1885 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1902 Giorgos Papasideris Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, born in Salamis Island, Greece (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Kunihiko Hashimoto, Japanese composer, violinist, conductor, and musical educator, born in the Hongo district of Tokyo (d. 1949)
  • 1904 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1957)
  • 1904 Šrom, Karel, Czech composer, musicologist, and critic, born in Pilsen, Bohemia (d. 1981)
  • 1908 Bernie Green, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1910 Lehman Engel, American conductor and composer (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1982)
  • 1914 Mae Boren Axton, American songwriter known as the 'Queen Mother of Nashville' ("Heartbreak Hotel"), born in Bardwell, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1914 Michał Spisak, Polish composer (Hymne Olympique), born in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland (d. 1965)
  • 1919 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1924 Jitka Snížková, Czech composer, music educator and musicologist, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1989)
  • 1926 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1935 Pompeiu Hărăşteanu, Romanian basso profondo singer (Opera Bonn, 1968-72; Romanian National Opera, 1972-2012), born in Gheorgheni, Romania (d. 2016)
  • 1939 Cornelius "Nini" Harp, American doo-wop singer (The Marcels - "Blue Moon"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1939 Guy Webster, American celebrity portrait photographer, album cover artist (The Byrds; The Mamas & the Papas; Taj Mahal; Rolling Stones), and educator, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1941 Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan jazz drummer, composer and arranger, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2020)
  • 1942 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, born in Tallin, USSR (now Estonia) (d. 1995)
  • 1942 Oliver Lake, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Marianna, Arkansas
  • 1944 Joey Heatherton, American dancer and actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • 1946 Pete Agnew, Scottich rock bassist (Nazareth - "Love Hurts"), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1947 Bowzer [Jon Bauman], American rock singer (Sha Na Na, 1970-83), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1948 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams"), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1949 Ed King, American psychedelic rock guitarist, bass player, and songwriter (Strawberry Alarm Clock, 1967-71 - "Incense and Peppermints"; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1972-75 & 1987-96 - "Sweet Home Alabama"; "Saturday Night Special"), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • 1949 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese rock singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1949 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1976-77 - "You Got That Right"), born in Miami, Oklahoma (d. 1977)
  • 1949 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and His Butlers), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1950 Doug Rauch, American rock and jazz-fusion bassist (Santana, 1972-74), born in New York City (d. 1979)
  • 1950 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free - "All Right Now"), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1953 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, born in Yancey Mills, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • 1954 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1955 Steve Berlin, American saxophonist, keyboardist and record producer (Los Lobos, Top Jimmy & the Rhythm Pigs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959 Morten Harket, Norwegian rocker (Aha - "Take On Me"), born in Kongsberg, Norway
  • 1966 Mike Cooley, American guitarist (Drive-By Truckers), born in Tuscumbia, Alabama
  • 1967 John Power, British singer-songwriter, bass player, and guitarist (The La's - "There She Goes"), born in Allerton, Liverpool, England
  • 1968 Vincent Ghadimi, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Rocourt, Liège, Belgium
  • 1970 Craig Montoya, American bass player (Everclear), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1971 Andre Matos, Brazilian singer and musician (Symfonia), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1971 Jeff Loomis, American progressive metal guitarist (Nevermore), born in Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 1973 Nas [Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones] American rapper (It Was Written; "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1978 Danielle Peck, American country music singer ("Findin' a Good Man"), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • 1981 Ashley Roberts, American singer (Pussycat Dolls - "Don't Cha"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1981 Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor, born in Konohana-ku ward, Osaka, Japan

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse (1983-2011)

British singer-songwriter ("Stronger Than Me"; "Rehab"), born in London

  • 1984 Ayushmann Khurrana, Indian actor and singer (Vicky Donor), born in Chandigarh, India
  • 1984 Melissa McGhee, American rock singer (American Idol, season 5), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1985 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer, born in Nerima, Tokyo
  • 1985 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1986 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Sakai, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
  • 1988 Muni Long [Priscilla Hamilton], American singer-songwriter (Hrs and Hrs), born in Vero Beach, Florida
  • 1990 Paula Carregosa, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist (Detonator, Panndora), born in São Paulo, Brazil