Birthdays in Music on September 24

  • 1667 Jean-Louis Lully, French composer and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, born in Paris, France (d. 1667)
  • 1748 Philipp Meissner, German composer, born in Burgpreppach, Bavaria (d. 1816)
  • 1761 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1817)
  • 1773 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, German composer, born in Bad Langensalza, Germany (d. 1827)
  • 1806 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 1893)
  • 1859 Julius Klengel, German cellist and composer, born in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1933)
  • 1893 Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Coutchman, Texas (d. 1929)
  • 1899 Eduardo Hernández Moncada, Mexican composer and pianist, born in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1904 Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish composer, born in Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1910 Frank Pelleg, Czech-Israeli composer, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1914 Andrzej Panufnik, Polish composer (Tragic Overture), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1914 Hein Jordans, Dutch conductor, born in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • 1919 Václav Nelhýbel, Czech-American composer (Everyman), born in Polanka, Czechoslovakia (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • 1922 Theresa Merritt [Hines], American singer and actress (The Wiz, That's My Mama), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1998)

  • 1923 Theodore "Fats" Navarro, American jazz trumpet player, born in Key West, Florida (d. 1950)
  • 1927 Richard Swift, American singer and songwriter, born in California (d. 2018)
  • 1931 Anthony Newley, British actor and singer-songwriter (Doctor Dolittle; Goldfinger theme; Willy Wonka score), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • 1932 Svetlana Beriosova, Lithuanian-British ballerina, born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 1998)
  • 1939 Sonny Turner, American singer (The Platters, The Metrotones), born in Fairmont, West Virginia
  • 1940 Barbara "Bibs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey

Person of interestLinda McCartney

1941 Linda McCartney [Eastman], American photographer and musician (Wings) and wife of Paul McCartney, born in New York City (d. 1998)

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • 1942 Gerry Marsden, British rock vocalist and TV personality (Gerry & Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1946 Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1946 Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
  • 1948 Heinz Chur, German composer
  • 1952 Mark Sandman, American musician (Morphine), (d. 1999)
  • 1965 Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords)
  • 1969 Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)
  • 1969 Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot)
  • 1969 Donald DeGrate, Jr., American music producer
  • 1971 Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve)
  • 1986 Leah Dizon, model, singer and Japanese television