Famous Singers in History (Part 19)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 4,348

  • 1948-11-03 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1948-11-03 Hugh Moffatt, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1948-11-05 Peter Hammill, English singer and songwriter (Patient), born in Ealing, London
  • 1948-11-09 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-11-12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1948-11-16 Chi Coltrane, American pianist and singer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1948-12-07 Gary Morris, American country singer and 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

Person of interestDonna Summer

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

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer
  • 1949-01-07 Marshall Chapman, American country singer, born in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • 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, English singer-songwriter (Power Station), born in Batley, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
  • 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, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
  • 1949-03-09 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer, born in Hamina, Finland
  • 1949-03-16 Elliott Murphy, American singer/songwriter
  • 1949-03-18 Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
  • 1949-03-20 Marcia Ball, American blues singer and pianist (Presumed Innocent), born in Orange, Texas
  • 1949-03-21 Eddie Money [Mahoney], singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1949-03-30 Dana [Richenda Antoinette de Winterstein] Gillespie, English actress and singer (Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Surrey, England
  • 1949-03-30 Lene Lovich, English-American singer, songwriter and musician (Lucky Number), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1949-04-01 Gill Scott-Heron, American writer and singer (Whitey on the Moon), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • 1949-04-02 Joseph "Joe" Vitale, American singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist (Roller Coaster Weekend), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949-04-03 Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • 1949-04-07 Patricia [Anglaia Margareth Paaij] Paay, Dutch singer (You Are Not Hip), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1949-04-15 Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer, born in Moscow
  • 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, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
  • 1949-05-15 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
  • 1949-05-21 Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

Person of interestHank Williams Jr

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
  • 1949-05-29 Francis Rossi, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1949-06-06 Holly Near, American folksinger, actress and activist, born in Ukiah, California
  • 1949-06-14 Papa Wemba, Congolese singer, born Kasai region, Belgian Congo (d. 2016)

Person of interestLionel Richie

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, English-Australian singer (Age of Reason), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • 1949-07-03 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1949-07-04 Tonio K, American singer (16 Tons of Monkeys), born in Palm Desert, California
  • 1949-07-10 John C. Whitehead, American singer (McFadden & Whitehead), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2004)

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

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, American singer (1st Choice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-08-08 Airrion Love, American 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 and songwriter (It's in His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 1988)
  • 1949-08-23 Woody Paul [Paul Chrisman], American singer (Riders in the Sky), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1949-08-23 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress (On Air) and singer
  • 1949-08-23 Rick Springfield [Richard Lewis Springthorpe], Australian singer (Zoot, Speak to the Sky), born in Balmain, New South Wales
  • 1949-09-02 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • 1949-09-07 Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-14 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1949-09-14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1949-09-22 David Coverdale, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Person of interestBruce Springsteen

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

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • 1949-09-26 Martin Delray, American country singer (Get Rhythm), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • 1949-09-27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • 1949-09-29 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-10-05 B. W. Stevenson, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • 1949-10-07 Kieran Kane, American singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1949-10-25 Walter Hyatt, American singer and songwriter (Uncle Walt's Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1996)
  • 1949-10-27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1949-11-05 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer and songwriter, born in Phenix City, Alabama (d. 1984)
  • 1949-11-08 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Nick of Time, Something To Talk About), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949-11-16 Pattie Santos, American singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • 1949-11-18 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • 1949-11-24 Anita Louis, American singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • 1949-11-26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer and songwriter, born in Alonei Abba, Israel
  • 1949-11-30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1949-12-06 Linda Creed, American singer and songwriter (The Greatest Love Of All), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • 1949-12-25 Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music
  • 1950-01-07 Juan Gabriel [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • 1950-01-09 David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1950-01-09 Rio Reiser, German rock musician & singer (Ton Steine Scherben), born Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1950-01-15 David Lynn Jones, American country singer (Bonnie Jean), born in Bexar, Arkansas
  • 1950-01-16 Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can), born in Japan
  • 1950-01-18 Claudia de Colombia, Colombian singer (Yo Creo En Ti), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1950-01-21 Billy Ocean, [Leslie S Charles], Trinidad, singer (Caribbean Queen)
  • 1950-02-03 John Schlitt, American singer (Christian rock band Petra), born in Lincoln, Illinois
  • 1950-02-04 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • 1950-02-16 Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  • 1950-02-16 Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer (d. 2002)
  • 1950-02-22 Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Person of interestGeorge Thorogood

1950-02-24 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood
  • 1950-03-07 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1950-03-15 Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer
  • 1950-03-25 Ronald "Ronnie" McDowell, American country singer (The King is Gone), born in Portland, Tennessee
  • 1950-03-26 Theodore "Teddy" Pendergrass, American singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Kingstree, South Carolina (d. 2010)
  • 1950-03-27 Maria Ewing, American opera singer, born in Detroit, Michigan

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