Birthdays in Music on September 9

  • 1583 Girolamo Frescobaldi, composer
  • 1618 Joan Cererols, Catalan musician, composer and monk, born in Martorell (d. 1680)
  • 1664 Johann Christoph Pez, composer
  • 1687 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
  • 1752 Johann Friedrich Christmann, composer
  • 1840 Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer
  • 1850 Leopoldo Miguez, composer
  • 1865 Edwin Lehare, composer
  • 1872 Josef Stransky, composer
  • 1873 Edward Burlingame Hill, composer
  • 1877 Jesus Castillo, Guatemalan composer, born in Guatemala (d. 1946)
  • 1880 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Diagonal Symphony)
  • 1892 Bruno Sturmer, composer
  • 1894 Arthur Freed, American songwriter and film producer (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Fritz Reutter, German composer (d. 1963)
  • 1899 Louis Cheslock, composer
  • 1907 Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)
  • 1921 Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
  • 1922 Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1926 Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), born in Pulaski, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Elvin Jones, Pontiac Michigan, American jazz drummer (Coltrane's A Love Supreme')
  • 1929 Claude Nougaro, French singer (d. 2004)
  • 1930 Paolo Castaldi, composer
  • 1936 Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter, composer
  • 1940 Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1941 Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, composer
  • 1941 Otis Redding, Dawson Ga, rock bassist (Sitting on the Dock of the Bay)
  • 1942 Inez Foxx, rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1942 Luther Simmons, rocker (Main Ingredient
  • 1945 Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
  • 1946 Doug Ingle, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1947 David Rosenboom, composer
  • 1950 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1951 Corry Konings, Dutch singer
  • 1951 Tom Wopat, Lodi, Wisconsin, American actor and singer (The Dukes of Hazzard, One Life to Live)
  • 1952 David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)
  • 1952 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • 1957 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist
  • 1959 Eric Serra, French composer
  • 1974 Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • 1974 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
  • 1975 Michael Bublé, Canadian singer and actor
  • 1976 Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian musician (Ulver, ex-Borknagar)
  • 1977 Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer
  • 1977 Soulja Slim, American rapper (d. 2003)
  • 1982 Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter