Singers in History (Part 17)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 3,977

  • 1948-05-21 Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)
  • 1948-05-26 Stevie [Stephanie] Nicks, American singer songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, Bella Donna), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1948-05-29 Linda Esther Gray, opera singer
  • 1948-06-05 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • 1948-06-11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-06-22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
  • 1948-07-08 Raffi, children's singer (Baby Beluga)
  • 1948-07-15 Alicia Bridges, American singer
  • 1948-07-16 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
  • 1948-07-25 Steve Goodman, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-07-27 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1948-08-10 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • 1948-08-15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer (It'll All Come Around), born in Campbellton, Canada
  • 1948-08-16 Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1948-08-21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1948-08-23 Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1948-09-04 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer

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1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1948-10-01 Ellen McIlwaine, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1948-10-02 Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
  • 1948-10-05 Delroy George Wilson, singer
  • 1948-10-05 Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1948-10-10 Séverine, French singer
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • 1948-10-13 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-10-24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers-singers
  • 1948-10-28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1948-10-28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1948-11-03 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1948-11-05 Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
  • 1948-11-09 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1948-11-12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1948-11-16 Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
  • 1948-12-07 Gary Morris, country singer/actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1948-12-18 Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • 1948-12-20 Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • 1948-12-25 Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-12-25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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1948-12-31 Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer
  • 1949-01-07 Marshall Chapman, Spartanburg SC, country singer
  • 1949-01-11 Tom Netherton, singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1949-01-11 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in New York, (d. 2015)
  • 1949-01-11 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • 1949-01-19 Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)
  • 1949-02-10 Maxime Le Forestier, French singer
  • 1949-02-19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • 1949-03-01 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • 1949-03-02 Alain Chamfort [Le Govic ], French singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1949-03-04 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • 1949-03-09 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
  • 1949-03-16 Elliott Murphy, US singer/songwriter
  • 1949-03-18 Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
  • 1949-03-20 Marcia Ball, American singer and pianist
  • 1949-03-21 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-03-30 Dana [Richenda Antoinette de Winterstein] Gillespie, English actress and singer (Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Surrey, England
  • 1949-04-01 Gill Scott-Heron, American writer/poet/singer (Whities on the Moon)
  • 1949-04-03 Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart)
  • 1949-04-15 Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer
  • 1949-04-21 Patti LuPone, actress/singer (Evita, Life Goes On), born in Northport, New York
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter
  • 1949-05-13 Franklin Ajaye, American comedian and actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-05-15 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
  • 1949-05-21 Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

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1949-05-26 Hank Williams Jr, country singer (Honky Tonk), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1949-06-06 Holly Near, American folksinger
  • 1949-06-14 Papa Wemba, Congolese singer, born Kasai region, Belgian Congo (d. 2016)

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1949-06-20 Lionel Richie, American singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover), born in Tuskegee, Alabama

  • 1949-06-22 Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1949-07-01 John Farnham, Australian singer
  • 1949-07-03 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
  • 1949-07-04 Tonio K, American singer
  • 1949-07-10 John Whitehead, American singer and record producer

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1949-07-27 Maureen McGovern, singer (Got To Be a Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1949-07-28 Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)
  • 1949-07-30 Joyce Jones, US singer (1st Choice)
  • 1949-08-08 Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
  • 1949-08-10 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
  • 1949-08-15 Kate Taylor, American singer-songwriter (It's in His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
  • 1949-08-23 Woody Paul, [Paul Chrisman], singer (Riders in the Sky), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1949-08-23 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
  • 1949-09-02 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • 1949-09-07 Gloria Gaynor, disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer
  • 1949-09-22 David Coverdale, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England
  • 1949-09-23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-26 Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
  • 1949-09-27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • 1949-09-29 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist/lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-10-05 B. W. Stevenson, American singer (d. 1988)
  • 1949-10-07 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
  • 1949-10-27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1949-11-05 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1949-11-08 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949-11-16 Pattie Santos, singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)

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