1955 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 154 of 154

  • Sep 1 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Person of interestSteve Jones

Sep 3 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones
  • Sep 10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • Sep 13 Joe Morris, American musician
  • Sep 16 Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer
  • Sep 19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • Sep 25 Adelmo "Zucchero" Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna)
  • Sep 25 Steven Severin, British pop bassist (Siouxsie & Banshees-Wild Thing)
  • Sep 26 Carlene Carter, country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 30 Frankie Kennedy, flute player
  • Oct 1 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Oct 2 Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)
  • Oct 3 [Douglas] Allen Woody, bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Oct 5 Leo Barnes, Irish saxophonist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry, Don't Go)
  • Oct 7 Yo-Yo Ma, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 8 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician
  • Oct 12 Pat DiNizio, American rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Mimi on the beach), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Oct 19 Nino DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Oct 20 Thomas Newman, American composer
  • Oct 21 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Oct 21 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • Oct 25 Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
  • Oct 29 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot) (d. 2007)
  • Oct 29 Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
  • Nov 1 Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • Nov 2 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 2 Chris Burnett, American musician and composer, born in Olathe, Kansas
  • Nov 7 RenĂ© Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • Nov 12 Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

Nov 13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 15 Joe Leeway, British instrumentalist and songwriter (Thompson Twins), born in Islington, London, England
  • Nov 15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
  • Nov 17 Peter Cox, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
  • Nov 18 Carter Burwell, American composer
  • Nov 18 Jake Brockman, British musician (Echo and the Bunnymen), born in Borneo (d. 2009)
  • Nov 23 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
  • Nov 24 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • Nov 24 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • Nov 25 Bruno Tonioli, Italian born British dancer
  • Nov 30 Billy Idol, [William Broad], rocker (White Wedding)
  • Dec 4 Brian Prout, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Troy, New York
  • Dec 4 Cassandra Wilson, jazz singer
  • Dec 6 Bill Lloyd, Bowling Green Ky, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
  • Dec 6 Rick Buckler, [Paul Richard Buckler], rock drummer (Jam)
  • Dec 6 Tish Hinojosa, country singer (Something in the Rain), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Dec 9 Chamras Saewataporn, Thai composer and musician
  • Dec 15 Paul Simonon, English pop bassist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
  • Dec 20 Ed Kuepper, German/Australian, singer/songwriter (Saints)
  • Dec 21 Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician
  • Dec 29 Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)
  • Dec 29 Neil Giraldo, rocker (Pat Benatar Band)
  • Dec 30 Dindo Yogo, Congolese musician (d. 2000)

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music