Music Producers in History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 451

  • 1962-05-06 Adam Yellin, American sound engineer and record producer (The Ramones), born in New York City
  • 1962-05-12 Brett Gurewitz, American guitarist and songwriter (Bad Religion), record label owner, and producer (Epitaph), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-01 (Martin} "Marti" Frederiksen, American songwriter, record producer, and musician (Aerosmith; Carrie Underwood; Gavin Rossdale), born in Hawthorne, California.
  • 1962-07-15 Howard Gray, British audio engineer, and record producer (UB40; Apollo 440; Stealth Sonic Orchestra), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1962-09-25 Chris Sheldon, British record producer (Foo Fighters; Pixies; Garbage), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1962-10-04 Tim Palmer British record producer and audio engineer (Tin Machine; Big Country; Tears For Fears; Robert Plant), born in North Shields, Englanda
  • 1963-03-01 Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • 1963-03-10 (Frederick) Rick Rubin, American record producer (Run-DMC; Public Enemy; Red Hot Chilil Peppers; Johnny Cash), co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, born in Long Beach, New York
  • 1963-04-21 Steve Shapiro, American jazz and session musician vibraphonist, and music producer, born in Hartford, Connecticut

Fatboy SlimFatboy Slim (59 years old)

1963-07-31 British musician and record producer (Housemartins; Fatboy Slim), born in Bromley, London, England

  • 1963-08-30 Paul Oakenfold, British record producer and DJ, born in Mile End, London
  • 1963-09-10 Bill Stevenson, American music producer and drummer (The Descendants), born in Torrance, California
  • 1963-12-11 Jon Brion, American musician and record producer, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1964-03-12 Tony Terry, American soul singer and actor (With You), born in Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • 1964-04-08 Biz Markie [Marcel Hall], American rapper, DJ and record producer ("Just A Friend"), born in New York City (d. 2021)
  • 1964-09-05 Kevin Saunderson, American music producer and disc jockey, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-10-01 Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer and broadcaster, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1964-12-08 Sandy Burnett, English record producer
  • 1964-12-13 Hide [Hideto Matsumoto], Japanese rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer (X Japan; Zilch), born in Midorigaoka, Japan (d. 1998)
  • 1965-01-07 Five for Fighting [Vladimir John Ondrasik], American soft rock-pop pianist, singer-songwriter, and record producer ("Superman (It's Not Easy)"; "100 Years"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-01-12 Mark Moore, British dance music record producer & DJ (S'Express-Winter Course), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1965-01-22 "DJ Jazzy" Jeff [Townes], American Grammy Award-winning hip-hop DJ and music producer (DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - "Parents Just Don't Understand"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. DreDr. Dre (57 years old)

1965-02-18 American rapper & record producer (Still D.R.E., The Next Episode), born in Compton, California

  • 1965-04-19 Marion "Suge" Knight, American record producer, and label executive (Death Row Records), born in Compton, California
  • 1965-06-14 Trina Shoemaker, American mixer, record producer, and sound engineer (Queens of the Stone Age; Sheryl Crow), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1965-08-07 Raúl Malo, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer (The Mavericks), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965-09-04 Greg Fidelman, American guitarist, sound engineer (Rick Rubin productions), and record producer (Metallica)
  • 1965-10-13 Charlie Jones, British session bass player, songwriter, and record producer (Robert Plant), born in Bristol, England [some sources cite 1963]
  • 1965-11-17 Danton Supple, British rock record producer and sound mixer, born in London, England
  • 1966-02-17 Quorthon [Thomas Forsberg], Swedish heavy and Viking metal musician, and record producer (Bathory), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2004)
  • 1966-03-19 James "Big Jim" Wright, American Grammy and Dove Award-winning keyboardist, composer, arranger, and record producer (Sound of Blackness; Mariah Carey), born in Rockford, Illinois (d. 2018)

R. KellyR. Kelly (56 years old)

1967-01-08 American R&B singer-songwriter ("I Wish I Could Fly"), record producer, and convicted sex offender, born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1967-04-07 Artemis Gounaki, Greek-German pop singer-songwriter, vocal coach, and music producer, born in Munich, Germany
  • 1967-04-29 Master P, [Percy Miller] American rapper, actor and record producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1967-04-30 John Robert "J. R." Richards, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and TV and film composer (Dishwalla), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967-06-09 Dean Dinning, American bass player and record producer (Toad The Wet Sprocket), born
  • 1967-08-18 Daler Mehndi, Indian pop and Bhangra singer-songwriter, and record producer, born in Patna, India

David GuettaDavid Guetta (55 years old)

1967-11-07 French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France

  • 1967-12-11 DJ Yella, American DJ and music producer (N.W.A), born in Compton, California
  • 1968-01-28 DJ Muggs [Lawrence Muggerud], American DJ, and record producer (Cypress Hill), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1968-04-23 Stan Frazier, American drummer, record producer, and singer- songwriter (Sugar Ray, 1986-2012 - "Every Morning", born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1968-10-29 Tsunku [Mitsuo Terada], Japanese music producer and former singer (SHARAM Q), born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1968-11-18 Romany Malco, American actor (Weeds, No Ordinary Family), rapper and music producer (College Boyz - "Victim of the Ghetto"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-12-03 Montell Jordan [Barnett], American R&B singer, record producer ("This Is How We Do It"), and pastor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-01-17 Tiësto [Tijs Michiel Verwest], Dutch DJ and record producer considered the "Godfather of EDM", born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-27 Michael Kulas, Canadian singer-songwriter (James, 1997-2001), and record producer born in Oakville, Ontario
  • 1969-03-04 Jason Townsend, American artist and record producer
  • 1969-03-11 Soraya [Lamilla], Colombian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, arranger and record producer ("Amor En Tus Ojos / Love In Your Eyes"'; "Casi"), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1969-05-14 Greg Kurstin, American record producer, and songwriter (Lily Allen; Sia; P!nk; Foo Fighters; Adele; Paul McCartney; Bird and The Bee), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-09-04 Alexander Coe, Welsh DJ and record producer, born in Bangor, Wales
  • 1969-09-24 Donald DeGrate, Jr. [DeVante Swing], American music producer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1969-11-03 Robert Miles [Roberto Concina], Swiss musician, record producer, and composer of trance and ambient music ("Children"), born in Fleurier, Switzerland (d. 2017)

Puff DaddyPuff Daddy (53 years old)

1969-11-04 American rapper and record producer ("Come To Me"; "I'll Be Missing You"), born in NYC, New York

Jay-ZJay-Z (53 years old)

1969-12-04 American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

  • 1969-12-09 Johnny Vicious [Coles], American house DJ, re-mixer, and record producer, born in New York City
  • 1970-02-02 James Murphy, American electronic dance-punk rock musician and record producer (LCD Soundsystem - "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House"), born in Princeton Junction, New Jersey,
  • 1970-04-10 Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1970-06-05 Claus Norreen, Danish songwriter and record producer (Aqua - "Barbie Girl"), born in Charlottenlund, Denmark
  • 1970-06-26 Irv Gotti [Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.], American record producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-07-08 Beck [Bek David Campbell], American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer ("Loser"; "Where It's At"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-12-09 Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer, born in Ossining, New York
  • 1970-12-17 DJ Homicide [Craig Bullock], American musician, rapper, DJ, and record producer (Sugar Ray), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1971-02-26 Max Martin [Karl Martin Sandberg], Swedish Grammy Award-winning pop record producer and songwriter, with Shellback (Pink; Maroon 5; Taylor Swift; Avril Lavigne), born in Stenhamra, Sweden
  • 1971-02-28 Nigel Godrich, British record producer, recording engineer, and musician (Radiohead; Thom Yorke; Atoms for Peace), born in Westminster, London
  • 1971-12-16 Paul van Dyk {Mattias Paul], German DJ, and record producer, born in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany
  • 1972-03-10 Timbaland [Timothy Mosley], American musician, record producer, DJ, rapper, singer, and songwriter, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1972-03-28 Ledisi [Young], American Grammy Award-winning jazz and R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer (Pieces of Me; The Wild Card), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1972-09-23 Jermaine Dupri, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1972-09-26 Shawn Stockman, American soul singer (Boyz II Men -"I'll Make Love To You", songwriter ("Visions Of A Sunset"), and record producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-04 Cut Chemist [Lucas MacFadden], American hip-hop DJ and record producer (Jurassic 5; Ozomatli), born in New York City
  • 1972-12-10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French pop, rock, and dance musician and record producer, born in Paris
  • 1973-02-22 Scott "Flip" Phillips, American songwriter, drummer and record producer (Creed; Alter Bridge), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1973-03-01 Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ and producer (4 Strings)

Pharrell WilliamsPharrell Williams (49 years old)

1973-04-05 American singer, songwriter ("Happy"), music producer (The Neptunes), and film producer (Hidden Figures), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • 1973-05-23 (Gerald) Maxwell [Rivera], American Grammy Award-winning neo-soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer ("Fortunate"; "Pretty Wings"), born in Brooklyn New York City
  • 1973-07-05 Róisín Murphy, Irish dance-pop singer, songwriter, and record producer (Moloko), born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
  • 1974-02-11 D'Angelo [Michael Eugene Archer], American singer, songwriter, and record producer, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-05-30 Cee-Lo Green [Thomas Callaway], American Grammy winning singer-songwriter (Crazy, F*** You), reality TV judge (The Voice), record producer, and actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1974-07-25 Paul Epworth, British Grammy and Academy Award-winning record producer, musician, and songwriter (Adele, Florence and the Machine, and Rihanna), born, Bishop's Stortford, England
  • 1975-01-02 Chris Cheney, Australian rockabilly guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist (The Living End - "One Said to the Other"; "White Noise"; The Wrights - "Evie"), record producer and studio owner, born in Melbourne, Australia, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1975-01-08 DJ Clue, [Ernesto Shaw] American hip-hop DJ and music producer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1975-04-05 Juicy J [Jordan Houston], American rapper, songwriter, and record producer (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1975-09-05 Charles Greywolf [David Vogt], German heavy metal guitarist and record producer (Powerwolf), born in Berus, West Germany

DJ KhaledDJ Khaled (47 years old)

1975-11-26 American DJ, record producer and rapper ("I'm the One", "Higher"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • 1976-04-29 Jay Orpin, Swedish-Finnish pop composer and record producer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1977-04-11 DJ Fresh [Daniel Stein], British musician, DJ and record producer ("Louder"; "Hot Right Now"), born in England

Kanye WestKanye West (45 years old)

1977-06-08 American rapper, songwriter, and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1977-07-29 Danger Mouse [Brian Burton], American alternative rock and electronic hip-hop musician, songwriter and Grammy Award-winning record producer (The Grey Album; Gnarls Barkley; Black Keys), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1977-07-30 Finneas [O'Connell], American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer (Billie Eilish), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977-09-09 Stuart Price, British electronic music artist, DJ, songwriter, and record producer (Madonna; The Killers; Seal; Kylie Minogue), born in Paris, France
  • 1978-01-21 Tamir "Nokio" Ruffin, American rapper, songwriter, and record producer (Dru Hill), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-05-02 Steve Bays, Canadian rock musician (Hot Hot Heat - "In The Middle Of Nowhere"), and record producer
  • 1978-09-06 Cisco Adler, American singer and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-09-13 Swizz Beatz [Kasseem Dean], American rapper and record producer (Full Surface Records), born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-11-10 Diplo [Thomas Wesley Perez], American record producer and DJ (Major Lazer; LSD), born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1979-02-15 Adam Granduciel [Granofsky], American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer (The War on Drugs - "Thinking Of A Place"; "Holding On": The Violators, 2003-11), born in Dover, Massachusetts
  • 1979-06-12 Robyn [Robin Carlsson], Swedish pop and dance music singer-songwriter, and record producer ("Show Me Love"; "Dancing On My Own"), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979-06-26 Ryan Tedder, American pop and rock singer-songwriter (OneRepublic - "Apologize"), and record producer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1979-09-04 Poo Bear [Jason Boyd], American songwriter and record producer (Justin Bieber; Lupe Fiasco; Mariah Carey; Zac Brown), born in New Haven Connecticut
  • 1980-03-28 Rasmus Seebach, Danish pop singer-songwriter, and record producer, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark

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