On This Day

Composers in History (Part 77)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 7601 - 7,656 of 7,656

  • 1978-05-05 Marcus Lewis, American jazz trombonist, composer, arranger, and band leader, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1978-07-12 Mélanie De Biasio, Belgian jazz singer, composer and flute player (A Stomach Is Burning), born in Charleroi, Belgium
  • 1978-12-12 Evren Genis, Turkish composer, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • 1979-06-11 Texito Langa, Mozambican jazz drummer-percussionist, composer, and arranger, born in Maputo, Mozambique
  • 1979-06-27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1979-07-09 Tolga Bedir, Turkish jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1979-08-24 (Katherine) "Kaki" King, American guitarist, lap steel guitar player and composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 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
  • 1980-01-16 Lukasz Urbaniak, Polish classical pianist, composer and teacher, born in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 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
  • 1980-04-24 Vincent Peirani, French jazz accordionist, vocalist and composer, born in Nice, France
  • 1980-09-29 Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Icelandic composer (Aequora; Kom vinur), born in Iceland
  • 1981-05-12 Kentaro Sato, Japanese television, video game, classical, and choral composer (Requiem Pacis - Requiem of Peace), and conductor, born in Hamamatsu, Japan
  • 1981-06-04 William Barton, Australian didgeridoo player, and composer (Kalkadunga) born in Mount Isa, North-West Queensland, Australia
  • 1981-06-09 Anoushka Shankar, British-Indian sitar player, composer, and daughter of Ravi Shankar, born in London, England
  • 1981-08-26 Nico Muhly, American contemporary classical composer, born in Vermont
  • 1981-09-08 Etsuko Tajima, Japanese jazz pianist, and composer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 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
  • 1982-05-01 Justė Janulytė, Lithuanian contemporary classical composer (Observation Of Clouds; The Color of Water), born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1982-08-01 Caroline Shaw, American violinist, singer, and Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Partita for 8 Voices), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1982-08-26 David Long, New Zealand dance and soundtrack composer (Peter Jackson's films)
  • 1982-09-04 Hildur Guðnadóttir, Icelandic cellist and Emmy, Oscar, Grammy, and BAFTA Award composer specializing in film scores (Chernobyl; The Joker), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 1982-10-12 Émile Parisien, French jazz soprano and alto saxophonist, and composer, born in Cahors, France
  • 1983-02-11 Reena Esmail, Indian-American composer (This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1983-05-23 Jennifer Bellor, American orchestral and jazz composer (Reflections at Dusk), born in northern New York State
  • 1983-05-29 Julie Campiche, Swiss jazz harpist and composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1983-07-16 Sarah Quartel, Canadian composer, chiefly of choral music, born in London, Ontario
  • 1983-11-28 Rostam [Batmanglij], Iranian-American songwriter, composer, and producer (Vampire Weekend), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1984-03-12 Shreya Ghoshal, Indian playback singer, songwriter, composer and music producer, born in Berhampore, West Bengal, India
  • 1984-09-04 Camila Bordonaba, Argentine actress and singer-songwriter, born in El Palomar, Argentina
  • 1984-09-24 Taylor Eigsti, American Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist, composer (Lucky To Be Me), orchestrator, and educator, born in Menlo Park, California
  • 1985-06-02 Ana Cristina, Cuban American singer, composer, and actress
  • 1985-09-20 David Allen, American composer and writer
  • 1985-12-30 Samuel Adams, American double bassist, classical and electro-acoustic composer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1986-02-11 Bruno Vlahek, Croatian concert pianist and contemporary classical composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1986-05-05 Théo Ceccaldi, French jazz violinist, viola player, and composer, (Tricollectif), born in Pithiviers, France
  • 1986-05-18 Adam Bałdych, Polish jazz violinist, contemporary classical composer, and music producer, born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • 1986-07-24 Alissa Firsova, Russian-British classical pianist and composer (Tree of Hope; Paradiso), and conductor, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1986-11-11 Jon Batiste, American jazz pianist, bandleader (Stay Human; The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), and composer (Soul), born in Metairie, Louisiana,
  • 1986-12-24 Edward Southall, British composer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • 1987-12-26 Carolina Eyck, German-Sorbian Theremin player and composer (Elegies for Theremin & Voice), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1988-01-21 William C. Woxlin, Swedish ambient and electronic music composer, born in Borlänge, Sweden
  • 1988-08-24 Kelly Lee Owens, Welsh electronic musician and composer (Inner Song) , born in Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales
  • 1988-09-26 Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1988-12-07 Benjamin Clementine [Sainte-Clémentine], British vocalist, composer, musician, and poet (At Least For Now), born in London
  • 1989-04-10 Per Olav Kobberstad, Norwegian Latin and acoustic jazz 8-string guitarist and composer, born in Norway
  • 1989-05-22 Christian Sands, American jazz pianist and composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1991-12-13 Jay Greenberg, American composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1991-12-26 Gabriella Smith, American contemporary classical composer (Forgotten Lullabyes; Bioluminescence Chaconne), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1992-04-18 Jēkabs Jančevskis, Latvian pianist, choral and orchestral composer (When; Adveniat Regnum), and teacher, born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1995-02-16 Denzel Curry, American rapper, singer, and composer (Unlocked), born in Carol City, Florida
  • 2000-09-08 Shane Dylan, American jazz-hip-hop pianist composer, and record producer, born in Boston, Massachusetts

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