1957 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 176 of 176

  • Aug 24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 26 Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer
  • Aug 29 Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
  • Aug 31 Gina Schock, rocker (Gogos-Our Lips Are Sealed)
  • Aug 31 Glenn Tilbrook, rock vocalist/guitarist (Squeeze-Tempted), born in London, England

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Sep 1 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga), born in Havana, Cuba

  • Sep 2 Steve Porcaro, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 "Curley" Joe Smyth, Westbrook Me, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • Sep 6 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park)
  • Sep 7 Margot Chapman, American singer (Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 9 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist
  • Sep 10 Siobhan Fahey, rocker (Bananarama-Venus, Shakespear's Sister), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 10 Carol Decker, UK singer (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • Sep 11 Jon Moss, rock drummerer (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)
  • Sep 12 Hans Zimmer, German composer
  • Sep 13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 20 Alannah Currie, rock xylophone/vocalist (Thompson Twins), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 22 Johnette Napolitano, rocker (Concrete Blonde)

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Sep 22 Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads), born in Warracknabeal, Victoria

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  • Sep 22 Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford
  • Sep 23 Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • Sep 29 Mari Wilson, British singer
  • Sep 29 Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer
  • Oct 5 Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness-Baggy Trousers)
  • Oct 7 Jayne Torvill, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean, Olympic gold 1984), born in Nottingham
  • Oct 11 Blair Cunningham, rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 11 Jon Moss, rock drummer (Culture Club)
  • Oct 14 Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 19 Karl Wallingher, Prestatyn Wales, rocker (World Party)
  • Oct 20 Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer
  • Oct 21 Julian Cope, [Kevin Stapleton], Welsh pop musician (Eve's Volcano)
  • Oct 21 Steve Lukather, US rock singer/guitarist (Toto-Africa)
  • Oct 25 Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
  • Oct 28 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
  • Oct 31 Robert Pollard, American rocker (Guided by Voices), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 1 Lyle Lovett, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth), born in Klein, Texas
  • Nov 1 Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 2 Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Nov 4 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in New York City
  • Nov 5 Michael "Mike" Score, British rock guitarist (A Flock Of Seagulls), born in Beverly, Yorkshire, England
  • Nov 5 David Moyse, Adelaide Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
  • Nov 6 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress (Roisin Connor-Bad Girls), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 6 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Nov 8 Porl Thompson, British musician (The Cure)
  • Nov 10 Chris Joyce, rocker (Simply Red)
  • Nov 14 Frank Affolter, pianist/writer/composer (If Nobody Does)
  • Nov 15 Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)
  • Nov 18 Jenny Burton, American rocker (Nobody Loves Me Like You Do), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 19 Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
  • Nov 20 James Brown, British reggae singer/drummer (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Nov 21 Jim Brown, rocker (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Nov 22 Sharon Bailey, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • Nov 23 John "Jellybean" Benitez, music producer
  • Nov 24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • Nov 30 John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Nov 30 Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)
  • Nov 30 Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • Dec 8 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - Love Bites), born in London, England
  • Dec 9 Donny Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Dec 10 Paul Hardcastle, British composer and musician (Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Dec 12 Cy Curnin, Londo, England, rock vocalist (Fixx-Sign of Fire)
  • Dec 12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 13 Morris Day, American singer (The Time)
  • Dec 15 Tim Reynolds, German guitarist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Dec 18 John Webster, Canadian rocker (Red Rider)
  • Dec 19 Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
  • Dec 20 Billy Bragg, English rocker (It Says Here, Ideology), singer/songwriter, born in Barking Essex
  • Dec 20 Mike Watt, US bassist (Rockband Firehose)
  • Dec 20 Anna Vissi, Greek-Cypriot singer
  • Dec 22 Richard "Ricky" Ross, Scottish rock vocalist (Deacon Blue), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Dec 23 Dan Bigras, Canadian singer
  • Dec 24 Ian Burden, S Yorks England, rock bassist (Human League-Only Human)
  • Dec 24 Diane Tell, Quebec singer
  • Dec 25 Jan Rot, Dutch composer/writer (Wrong Nights)
  • Dec 25 Shane MacGowan, punk rock musician (Pogues-Red Roses For Me), born in Pembury, Kent

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music