Famous Organists in History (Part 5)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 401 - 413 of 413

  • 1948-03-31 Thijs van Leer, Dutch rock singer, organist, and flutist (Focus - "Hocus Pocus"; Introspection), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1948-11-21 John "Rabbit" Bundrick, American keyboardist and organist (The Who, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-12-31 Stephen Cleobury, British organist and music director (King's College - Cambridge, 1982-2019), born in Bromley, England (d. 2019)
  • 1949-03-27 Poul Ruders, Danish organist and composer (Four Compositions; Manhattan Abstraction), born in Ringsted, Denmark
  • 1949-11-05 Bram Beekman, Dutch organist, composer and teacher (Brabants Conservatory, 1980-2012), born in Vlissingen, The Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1951-01-22 Dick Sims, American Hammond B-3 organist (Bob Seger; Eric Clapton), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
  • 1956-10-26 Mike LeDonne, American jazz Hammond organist, pianist, and composer (Benny Golson; The Groover Quartet), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1956-12-08 Pierre Pincemaille, French organist, composer, and pedagogue, born in Paris (d. 2018)
  • 1964-06-13 Christian Wilhelm Berger, Romanian composer and organist, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1966-12-06 Armin Kircher, Austrian organist, composer, and conductor, born in Kufstein, Austria (d. 2015)
  • 1971-04-10 Joey DeFrancesco, American jazz Hammond organist, 9-time winner of the Down Beat Critics Poll (All Of Me; Reboppin'), born in Springfield, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-02-17 Matthew Kaminski, jazz, and baseball organist (Atlanta Braves), polka accordionist, and educator, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1980-01-13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist, born in Poznan, Poland

Deaths in Music