Singers in History (Part 16)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 3,977

  • 1947-01-21 Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • 1947-01-21 Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
  • 1947-01-21 Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • 1947-01-26 Michel Sardou, French singer
  • 1947-01-27 Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
  • 1947-02-01 Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer (d. 1975)
  • 1947-02-01 Normie Rowe, Australian singer
  • 1947-02-09 Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
  • 1947-02-11 Joselito, Spanish singer
  • 1947-02-12 Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • 1947-02-14 Tim Buckley, singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1975)
  • 1947-03-01 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1947-03-05 Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1947-03-05 Clodagh Rodgers, Irish singer
  • 1947-03-06 Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • 1947-03-07 Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1947-03-08 Carole Bayer Sager, American singer-songwriter (On My Own, That's What Friends Are For) and wife of Burt Bacharach, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1947-03-11 Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • 1947-03-24 Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress

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1947-03-25 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex

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  • 1947-03-26 Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer
  • 1947-04-01 Robin Scott, English singer (M), born in London
  • 1947-04-02 Emmylou Harris, country singer (Together Again), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1947-04-07 Patricia Bennett, US singer (He's So Fine)
  • 1947-04-15 Bojoura, [Raina GB van Melzen], Dutch singer/wife of Hans Cleuver
  • 1947-04-15 Michael DeBello, singer (Maniac)
  • 1947-04-17 Linda Martin, Irish singer
  • 1947-04-20 Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
  • 1947-04-23 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
  • 1947-04-24 Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
  • 1947-04-27 Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
  • 1947-04-27 Herbie Murrell, US soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
  • 1947-04-29 Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
  • 1947-05-16 Barbara Lee, US singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine)
  • 1947-05-19 Jerry Hyman, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-24 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)
  • 1947-05-31 Junior [William] Campbell, Scottish singer and guitarist (Marmalade), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947-06-08 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • 1947-06-11 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
  • 1947-06-17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • 1947-06-19 Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
  • 1947-06-20 Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
  • 1947-06-24 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • 1947-07-09 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)
  • 1947-07-10 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-07-11 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947-08-02 Massiel, Spanish singer
  • 1947-08-09 Barbara Mason, US singer (Yes, I'm Ready)
  • 1947-08-10 Ian Anderson, Scottish-born musician, singer, and songwriter (Jethro Tull), born in Fife, Scotland
  • 1947-08-14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band)
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-14 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • 1947-09-18 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
  • 1947-09-20 Mia Martini, Italian singer (d. 1995)
  • 1947-09-23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1947-09-26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • 1947-09-27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1947-09-28 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • 1947-10-01 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
  • 1947-10-04 Julien Clerc, French singer
  • 1947-10-05 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • 1947-10-09 Isabelle "France" Gall, French pop singer (Donner Pour Donner, Sacré Charlemagne), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1947-10-12 George Lam, Hong Kong veteran Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1947-10-18 Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-10-19 Wilbert Hart, US singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • 1947-11-08 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • 1947-12-01 Alain Bashung, French singer
  • 1947-12-19 Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)
  • 1947-12-20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer
  • 1948-01-07 Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
  • 1948-01-07 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1948-01-10 Cyril Neville, US singer and percussionist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948-01-24 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • 1948-01-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
  • 1948-01-29 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • 1948-01-29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-02-04 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1948-02-04 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1948-02-08 Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • 1948-02-17 José José, Mexican singer and actor
  • 1948-02-24 Tim Staffell, English singer
  • 1948-03-01 Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • 1948-03-01 Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • 1948-03-05 Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)
  • 1948-03-05 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • 1948-03-09 Jimmy Fadden, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1948-03-11 George Kooymans, Dutch guitarist/singer (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-03-25 Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
  • 1948-03-31 Thijs van Leer, Dutch singer/flutist (Focus, Introspection)
  • 1948-04-01 Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer
  • 1948-04-02 Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer
  • 1948-04-07 Carol Douglas, American singer
  • 1948-04-12 Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-01 James Wise, US soul singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
  • 1948-05-02 Larry Gatlin, Seminole Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1948-05-15 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
  • 1948-05-18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-05-19 Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine

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