Musicians Born on September 30

  • 1622 Johann Sebastiani, German composer, born in Weimar (d. 1683)
  • 1685 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, Bohemian composer and choirmaster, born in Gossengrün, (d. 1734)
  • 1743 Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, Portuguese composer (Dixit Dominus), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1822)
  • 1752 Justin Heinrich Knecht, German composer, born in Biberach an der Riss (d. 1817)
  • 1824 Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)
  • 1840 Johan Svendsen, Norwegian composer, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1911)
  • 1852 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist, conductor, composer, and music teacher (Royal College of Music, 1882-1924), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1924)
  • 1856 Andrejs Jurjans, Latvian composer, born in Ērgļi, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire (d. 1922)
  • 1862 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus (Conus), Russian composer, and music theorist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1933)
  • 1871 Ruben Liljefors, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1936)
  • 1879 Ernst Isler, Swiss organist and critic, born in Zurich (d. 1944)
  • 1879 Henri Casadesus, French violist and composer (Preludes for Viola d'amour), born in Paris, France (d. 1947)
  • 1898 [Julius] Johannes Rontgen, German Dutch composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1932)
  • 1906 Éamonn Ó Gallchobhair [Eamonn O Gallagher], Irish composer, born in Dundalk, Ireland (d. 1982)
  • 1907 Arnold Elston, American composer, and educator, born in New York (d. 1971)
  • 1907 Harry Bluestone, British-American jazz and session violinist, bandleader, and music publisher, born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1908 David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the pre-eminent violinists of the 20th century (Moscow Conservatory), born in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1974)

Buddy RichBuddy Rich (1917-1987)

American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band - "Away We Go"), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1919 Patricia Neway, American soprano (Consul; Maria Golovia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American concert cellist and educator (Yale School of Music, 1958-2018), born in Natal, Brazil (d. 2018)
  • 1920 Ghazar Saryan, Armenian composer (Symphonic Panels on motifs by Saryan; Day of Peace), and educator (Komitas State Conservatory, 1960-86), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1998)
  • 1921 Pedro Knight, Cuban-American trumpeter, husband and manager of legendary singer Celia Cruz, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Félix Luna, Argentine historian and lyricist, born in La Rioja Province, Argentina (d. 2009)
  • 1926 Peder Holm, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2020)
  • 1927 Hossein Dehlavi, Persian composer, conductor and teacher (Sarbaz; Plectrum Orchestra), born in Tehran, Persia (d. 2019)
  • 1933 Emily "Cissy" Houston [née Drinkard], American soul and gospel singer, and Whitney's mother, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1934 Udo Jürgens [Bockelmann], Austrian-Swiss pop singer-songwriter (Eurovision Song Contest, 1966), born in Klagenfurt, Federal State of Austria (now Austria) (d. 2014)
  • 1935 Jill Corey [Norma Jean Speranza], American pop singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Avonmore, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • 1935 Johnny Mathis, American pop vocalist ("Chances Are"; "Wild Is The Wind"; The Twelfth of Never"), born in Gilmer, Texas
  • 1937 Valentin Silvestrov, Ukranian pianist and contemporary classical composer (Melodies of Instances; Quiet Songs), born in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR (now Ukraine)
  • 1940 Lori Burton [Dolores Squeglia], American singer, songwriter and record producer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1942 (Angus) "Gus" Dudgeon, British pop record producer (Elton John, David Bowie), born in Woking, Surrey (d. 2002)
  • 1942 Dewey Martin, Canadian rock drummer (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth"), born in Chesterville, Ontario (d. 2009)
  • 1942 Frankie Lymon, American pop singer (The Teenagers - "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1943 Marilyn McCoo, American soul singer (5th Dimension; "You Don't Have To Be A Star") and TV host (Solid Gold), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1944 Diane Dufresne, French Canadian singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946 Héctor Lavoe [Pérez], Puerto Rican salsa singer, born in Machuelo Abajo, Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 1993)
  • 1946 Sylvia Peterson, American pop vocalist (Chiffons - "He's So Fine"), born on The Bronx, New York
  • 1947 Marc Bolan, British rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex - "Bang A Gong (Get It On)"; "Jeepster"), born in London (d. 1977)
  • 1949 Eleanor Alberga, Jamaican contemporary music composer, based in London (Arise, Athena!), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1950 Renato Zero [Fiacchini], Italian pop, rock and soul singer (Madame), born in Rome
  • 1952 Frank Zincavage, American new wave bassist (Romeo Void - "Never Say Never")
  • 1952 John Lombardo, American songwriter and guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1953 Deborah Allen, American country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1954 Patrice Rushen, American jazz and R&B pianist and singer and songwriter ("Forget Me Nots"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955 Frankie Kennedy, Irish folk flute player (Altan), born in Belfast, Northern, Ireland (d. 1994)
  • 1958 Biggie Tembo [Rodwell Marasha], Zimbabwean musician (Bhundu Boys), born in Chinhoye, Mashonaland, Zimbabwe (d. 1995)
  • 1958 Marty Stuart, American country guitarist, singer-songwriter and mandolin player ("Tempted"; "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'"), born in Philadelphia, Mississippi
  • 1959 Basia [Barbara Stanisława Trzetrzelewska], Polish jazz and pop singer ('Time and Tide"), born in Jaworzno, Poland
  • 1960 Bill Rieflin, American rock drummer (Nine Inch Nails; R.E.M.; King Crimson, 2013-20), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2020)
  • 1961 Sally Yeh, Hong Kong Canto-pop singer and actress, born in Taipei, Taiwan,
  • 1962 Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Bengali playback and pop singer-songwriter, actor, and TV personality (The Voice India), born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • 1964 (Ernest Joseph) "Trey" Anastasio III, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Phish), born in Ft. Worth, Texas
  • 1964 Robby Takac, American rock Bassist (Goo Goo Dolls - "Iris"), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1972 John Campbell, American heavy Metal Bassist (Burn the Priest; Lamb of God), born in the USA
  • 1975 Georges-Alain Jones, French pop singer ("Embrasse"), born in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
  • 1979 Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianist, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1979 Vince Chong, Malaysian-Chinese singer-songwriter and actor, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 1984 T-Pain [Faheem Rasheed Najm], American rapper (Epiphany), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1986 Ben Lovett, British folk-rock musician and producer (Mumford & Sons), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1987 Aida Garifullina, Russian soprano (Operalia 2013), born in Kazan, Russia
  • 1987 Denise Laurel, Filipina actress and singer, born in Manila, Philippines

Maddie ZieglerMaddie Ziegler (20 years old)

2002 American dancer, actress and model, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania