On This Day

Year 1976 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 12 Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström, Finnish guitarist
  • Aug 12 Wednesday 13 [Joseph Poole], American punk rock musician (Wednesday 13, Murderdolls), born in Lexington, North Carolina
  • Aug 14 Maya Nasri [Asmar], Lebanese actress and singer, born in Minyara, Lebanon
  • Aug 16 Dave Ockun, American concert producer, born in Syosset, New York
  • Aug 26 Amaia Montero, Spanish singer (La Oreja de Van Gogh - Guapa), born in Irun, Spain
  • Aug 26 Zemfira [Ramazanova], Russian rock singer (Forgive Me My Love), born in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia, Soviet Union
  • Aug 31 Vincent Delerm, French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer
  • Sep 2 Phil Lipscomb, American musician (Taproot)
  • Sep 4 Katreeya English, Thai singer and actress, born in Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Sep 6 N.O.R.E. [Victor Santiago, Jr.], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 6 Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer, born in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Sep 8 Brendan Kelly, American punk rock bassist and singer (The Lawrence Arms), born in Missouri
  • Sep 9 Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian musician (Ulver, ex-Borknagar), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Sep 11 Elephant Man [Oneal Bryan], Jamaican musician (Let's Get Physical), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Sep 12 Bizzy Bone [Bryon Anthony McCane], American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 15 Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand), born in Glasgow
  • Sep 15 Ivette Sosa, American pop singer (Eden's Crush -, "Get Over Yourself"), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • Sep 16 Andres Javier Blazquez, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
  • Sep 16 Tina Barrett, British singer (S Club 7), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Sep 17 Maile Misajon, American pop singer (Eden's Crush - "Get Over Yourself"), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 19 Jim Ward, American musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 20 Yui Horie, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 20 Yo Hitoto, Japanese pop singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 21 Jonas Bjerre, Danish rock singer and guitarist (Mew), born in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Sep 27 Dean Butterworth, British drummer and percussionist (Morrissey; Good Charlotte), born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England
  • Oct 2 Mandisa [Hundley] American gospel and contemporary Christian singer (Overcomer), born in Citrus Heights, California
  • Oct 6 Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Oct 7 Taylor Hicks, American musician, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Oct 12 Sarah Lane, American television personality and ballet dancer, born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 15 Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer
  • Oct 19 Joseph Andrew Duplantier, French-American heavy metal guitarist and vocalist (Gojira), born in Paris
  • Oct 20 Tom Wisniewski, American guitarist (MxPx)
  • Oct 21 Josh Ritter, American singer-songwriter (Sermon On The Rocks), born in Moscow, Idaho
  • Oct 22 Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)
  • Oct 28 Karl Tremblay, Canadian folk-rock singer (Les Cowboys Fringants), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 3 Jake Shimabukuro, Japanese-American ukulele virtuoso and composer (Gently Weeps), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Nov 6 Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx), born in Bremerton, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Ceduna, Australia
  • Nov 11 Jesse Keeler, Canadian musician (Death From Above; MSTRKRFT), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 12 Judith Holofernes [Holfelder-Roy], German singer (Wir sind Helden), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Nov 18 Shagrath [Stian Tomt Thoresen], Norwegian heavy metal singer (Dimmu Borgir), born in Jessheim, Akershus
  • Nov 19 Jun Shibata, Japanese singer and songwriter,born in Setagaya, Japan
  • Nov 22 Ville Valo, Finnish singer (HIM)
  • Nov 26 Jean Grae [Tsidi Ibrahim], South African-American rapper (The Evil Jeanius), born in Capetown, South Africa
  • Nov 27 Tyrone Sutton, American pop and R&B singer (Perfect Gentlemen) and Muslim chaplain, born in Massachussetts
  • Nov 30 Martin Kasík, Czech concert pianist, born in Frenštát, Czech Republic
  • Dec 4 Amie Comeaux, American country music singer, born in Brusly, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Dec 5 Evonne Hsu, Taiwanese-American Mando-pop singer, born in Longview, Texas
  • Dec 7 Mark Duplass, American filmmaker and musician (The Morning Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 8 Naimee Coleman, Irish singer and songwriter, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Dec 12 Dan Hawkins, English guitarist (The Darkness), born in Chertsey, England
  • Dec 25 Tuomas Holopainen, Finnish rock keyboardist and songwriter (Nightwish), born in Kitee, Finland

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music