1979 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 105 of 105

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 23 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Nov 25 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • Nov 28 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances
  • Dec 13 "Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 301 performances
  • Dec 31 Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 154 of 154

  • Aug 31 Simon Neil, Scottish musician (Biffy Clyro)
  • Sep 3 Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars)
  • Sep 4 Pedro Camacho, Portuguese composer
  • Sep 6 Foxy Brown [Inga Marchand], Trinidadian-American rapper (Ill Na Na, Broken Silence), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPink

Sep 8 Pink [Alecia Beth Moore], American singer (Get the Party Started, Just Like a Pill), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania

Singer Pink
  • Sep 10 Jacob Young, American actor and singer
  • Sep 13 Geike Arnaert, Belgian singer (Hooverphonic), born in Heuvelland, Belgium
  • Sep 17 Chuck Comeau, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  • Sep 22 Emilie Autumn, American singer, violinist, and harpsichordist
  • Sep 23 Red, rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 30 Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianist
  • Sep 30 Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
  • Oct 2 Maja Ivarsson, lead singer, The Sounds
  • Oct 8 [Gregori] Chad Petree, American rocker (Shiny Toy Guns), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • Oct 9 Alex Greenwald, American musician (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 10 Mya Harrison, American singer (Mýa), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 10 Kangta [Ahn Chil Hyun], South Korean lead singer (H.O.T.), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 11 Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician (Cobra Starship, Midtown), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Oct 12 Jordan Pundik, American singer (New Found Glory), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Oct 17 Marcela Bovio, Mexican singer and violinist (Stream of Passion)
  • Oct 18 Ne-Yo [Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr], American pop and R&B singer and songwriter, born in Camden, Arkansas
  • Oct 19 Brian Robertson, American trombonist
  • Oct 24 Ben Gillies, Australian musician (Silverchair)
  • Oct 28 Aki Hakala, Finnish drummer (The Rasmus)
  • Nov 3 Tim McIlrath, American musician (Rise Against)
  • Nov 5 Mihalis Hatzigiannis, Greek-Cypriot songwriter and singer
  • Nov 7 Jon Peter Lewis, American singer
  • Nov 10 Chris Joannou, Australian musician
  • Nov 10 Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 13 Subliminal [Ya'akov Shimoni], Israeli rapper and producer, born in Tel Aviv
  • Nov 14 Tobin Esperance, American musician (Papa Roach)
  • Nov 19 Keith Buckley - American singer (Every Time I Die)
  • Nov 20 Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer, born in Pereira, Colombia
  • Nov 21 Kim Dong Wan, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Nov 22 Chris Doran, Irish singer
  • Nov 25 Thea Gilmore, British songwriter
  • Nov 27 Hilary Hahn, American violinist, born in Lexington, Virginia
  • Nov 27 Shin Hyesung, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Nov 28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki ], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 29 Jayceon "The Game" Taylor, American rapper, born in Compton, California
  • Dec 2 Yvonne Catterfeld, German singer and actress
  • Dec 3 Daniel Bedingfield, English New Zealand singer, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 7 Sara Bareilles, American singer
  • Dec 9 Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer
  • Dec 12 Sharin Foo, Danish singer and bassist, born in Emmelev, Djursland, Denmark
  • Dec 14 Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model, born in London
  • Dec 16 Mihai Trăistariu, Romanian singer
  • Dec 17 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard)
  • Dec 19 Kevin Devine, American musician
  • Dec 21 Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 26 Chris Daughtry, American singer, born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • Dec 26 Mzbel [Nana Akua Amoah], Ghanaian singer (16 Years, Saucy Girl), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Dec 28 Senna Guemmour, German singer-songwriter (Monrose), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Dec 31 Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly), born in Downers Grove, Illinois

Weddings in Music

Deaths in Music