Composers in History (Part 73)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 7201 - 7,300 of 7,318

  • 1966-10-26 Masaharu Iwata, Japanese video game composer, born in Tokyo
  • 1966-11-04 Sam Rosenthal, American electronic musician and composer (Black Tape for a Blue Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-12-06 Armin Kircher, Austrian organist, composer, and conductor, born in Kufstein, Austria (d. 2015)
  • 1967-02-12 Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician, born in Mysore, India
  • 1967-04-07 Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
  • 1967-04-14 Barrett Martin, American rock and jazz drummer and composer, born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1967-04-30 John Robert "J. R." Richards, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and TV and film composer. (Dishwalla), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967-09-24 Geir Sundbø, Norwegian composer, conductor, clarinetist and guitarist, born in Porsgrunn, Norway
  • 1967-09-27 Isidora Žebeljan, Serbian classical, opera, and film composer, born in Belgrade (d. 2020)
  • 1967-10-19 Yoko Shimomura, Japanese pianist and video game composer, born in Hyogo, Japan
  • 1967-12-12 Yuzo Koshiro, Japanese video game music composer, born in Hino, Tokyo
  • 1967-12-12 Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Japanese video game music composer, born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • 1968-01-01 Miki Higashino, Japanese composer
  • 1968-01-12 Junichi Masuda, Japanese composer, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1968-01-27 Éric Tanguy, French contemporary classical composer, born in Caen, France
  • 1968-02-02 Simon Wickham-Smith, composer and Mongolist
  • 1968-02-06 Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer, born in Niigata, Japan
  • 1968-04-06 Vanessa Lann, American composer (Dancing to an Orange Drummer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-06 Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
  • 1968-07-05 Kenji Ito, Japanese video game composer, born in Tokyo
  • 1968-08-25 Rafet El Roman [Yaşdut], Turkish pop singer and songwriter (Gençliğin Gözyaşı - The Tears of the Youth), born in at Uzunköprü. Turkey
  • 1968-08-25 Takeshi Ueda, Japanese rock bassist (The Mad Capsule Markets), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1968-09-14 Vincent Ghadimi, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Rocourt, Liège, Belgium
  • 1969-02-01 Joshua Redman, American jazz saxophonist, and composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-02-26 Hitoshi Sakimoto, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1969-04-30 Warren Defever, American musician (His Name Is Alive), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1969-09-18 Johanna Doderer, Austrian composer, born in Bregenz, Austria
  • 1969-09-19 Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 1969-10-19 (Randolph Severn) "Trey" Parker [III], American actor, animator and composer (South Park; The Book of Mormon), born in Conifer, Colorado
  • 1969-10-30 Masanori Hikichi, Japanese video game music composer, born in Saitama, Japan
  • 1969-11-03 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.
  • 1969-12-13 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, born in Almaty, Kaszakhstan (d. 2007)
  • 1969-12-30 Enno Poppe, German composer (Rundfunk), conductor (ensemble mosaik), and teacher, born in Hemer, Germany
  • 1970-01-11 Joy Nilo, Filipino Composer
  • 1970-07-06 Frank Salvato II, Italian-American sound Engineer and composer, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1970-09-10 Paula Kelley, American pop-rock musician and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1970-09-12 Nathan Larson, American guitarist and composer (Shudder To Think, Hot One), born in Maryland
  • 1970-10-05 Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1971-02-17 Martyn Bennett [-Knight], Canadian-Scottish celtic-fusion piper, pianist, and composer, born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (d. 2005)
  • 1971-02-26 Max Martin, Swedish composer & producer, born in Stenhamra, Sweden
  • 1971-02-28 Junya Nakano, Japanese video game composer (Threads Of Fate; Final Fantasy X) born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1971-04-13 Valensia, Dutch composer and singer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1971-06-04 Shoji Meguro, Japanese guitarist and video game music composer (Persona), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1971-09-01 Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer
  • 1971-09-13 Manabu Namiki, Japanese video game composer, born in Funabashi, Japan
  • 1971-09-20 Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese video game composer, born in Munich, West Germany
  • 1971-10-12 Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer, born in Donam-dong, Seongbuk District, Seoul, South Korea (d. 1971)
  • 1971-11-05 Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer (Radiohead), born in Oxford, England
  • 1971-12-18 Noriko Matsueda, Japanese composer
  • 1972-01-02 Christopher Lennertz, American television, film and video game composer, born in Methuen, Massachusetts
  • 1972-01-21 Yasunori Mitsuda, Japanese composer
  • 1972-01-24 Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer, born in Kōchi
  • 1972-01-28 Tunde Jegede, Nigerian-British cellist, kora player, and composer of contemporary classical, African and pop music, born in London, England
  • 1972-03-04 Ivy Queen [Martha Pesante], Puerto Rican singer, rapper, and songwriter, born in Añasco, Puerto Rico
  • 1972-03-05 Luca Turilli, Italian symphonic metal composer, guitarist and keyboard player (Rhapsody), born in Trieste, Italy
  • 1972-05-29 Stanislas [Louis Stanislas Renoult], French composer and pop singer (L'Équilibre instable), born in Fontainebleau, France
  • 1972-05-31 Christian McBride, American jazz bassist, composer, broadcaster (Jazz Night in America), and artistic director (Newport Jazz Festival), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-02-11 Ethan Iverson, American pianist, composer, and critic, born in Menomonie, Wisconsin
  • 1973-05-04 Žibuoklė Martinaitytė, Lithuanian composer (In Search Of Lost Beauty...), born in Leningrad, Russia
  • 1973-05-17 Steve Barakatt, Canadian pianist and composer, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • 1973-07-23 Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
  • 1973-08-14 Daisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1973-09-03 Norihiko Hibino, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1973-10-21 Lera Auerbach, Russian-American pianist, composer, and poet, born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • 1973-12-27 Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
  • 1974-01-10 Akari Kaida, Japanese composer, born in Hyogo, Japan
  • 1974-05-25 Frank Klepacki, American video game composer (Command & Conquer: Red Alert), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1974-08-28 Takahito Eguchi, Japanese video game composer, born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • 1974-08-29 Kumi Tanioka, Japanese video game composer (Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1974-09-09 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer-songwriter and musician, born in Juiz de Fora, Brazil
  • 1974-10-20 SubtractiveLAD [Stephen Hummel] Canadian electronic music composer and performer, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-12-01 David Ludwig, American composer
  • 1975-01-08 Harris Jayaraj, Indian music composer, born in Chennai, India
  • 1975-01-15 Shahab Tolouie, Iranian Persian-Falmenco fusion guitarist, composer, and singer, born in Shahsavar, Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • 1975-02-23 Robert Lopez, American composer (Frozen), youngest ever to win the EGOT, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1975-04-14 Avner Dorman, Israeli composer, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • 1975-07-31 Allan von Schenkel, American double bassist, composer and performance artist
  • 1976-01-09 Svitlana Azarova, Ukrainian-Dutch contemporary classical music composer (Momo and the Time Thieves), born in the Ukrainian SSR
  • 1976-04-27 Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer and composer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1976-04-29 Jay Orpin, Swedish composer and producer
  • 1976-05-17 Lee-Hom Wang, American-born Taiwanese musician and composer
  • 1976-08-31 Vincent Delerm, French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer
  • 1976-11-03 Jake Shimabukuro, Japanese-American ukulele virtuoso and composer (Gently Weeps), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1977-03-07 Bartosz Kowalski [-Banasewicz], (Contra Tempus; Symmetrical Visions)Polish classical music composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1977-03-22 Santa Ratniece, Latvian classical and choral composer (Horo horo hata hata), born in Jelgava, Latvia
  • 1977-08-09 Aldona Nawrocka, Polish pianist, composer and educator, born in Rzeszów, Poland
  • 1977-09-13 Ivan De Battista, Maltese actor, singer and composer, born in Gzira, Malta
  • 1978-01-01 Tarik O'Regan, British composer
  • 1978-05-05 Ola Gjeilo, Norwegian composer (Dreamweaver), born in Skui, Norway
  • 1978-12-12 Evren Genis, Turkish composer, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • 1979-06-27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1979-09-04 Pedro Camacho, Portuguese classical, religious, film and video game composer (Requiem to Inês de Castro), born in Funchal, Portugal
  • 1980-01-16 Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and playwright (In The Heights, Hamilton), born in New York City
  • 1980-01-24 Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist & composer (Os Fronteiriços), born in Passo Fundo
  • 1980-02-15 Benedict Sheehan, American composer, and choral director (Saint Tikhon Choir), born in Franconia, New Hampshire
  • 1980-04-12 Erik Mongrain, Canadian composer and guitarist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1981-05-12 Kentaro Sato, Japanese composerand conductor, born in Hamamatsu, Japan
  • 1981-06-09 Anoushka Shankar, British-Indian sitar player, composer, and daughter of Ravi Shankar, born in London, England
  • 1981-09-24 Diana Rotaru, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1981-10-09 Andrea Tarrodi, Swedish classical composer (Zephyros; Stellar Clouds), born in Stockholm

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