Famous Singers in History (Part 24)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 5,005

  • 1951-09-09 Tom Wopat, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard; One Life to Live) and singer (Consider It Swung), born in Lodi, Wisconsin,
  • 1951-09-21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist (Nits), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1951-09-27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestSting

1951-10-02 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • 1951-10-03 Keb' Mo' [Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestBob Geldof

1951-10-05 Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1951-10-11 Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter & music record producer, born in Paris, France
  • 1951-10-23 Charly García, Argentine singer
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-10-26 Maggie Roche, Irish-American singer-songwriter (Roches), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • 1951-11-08 Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-11-14 Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter ("On And On"; "Save It For A Rainy Day"), born in San Diego, California
  • 1951-11-17 Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American pop singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1987)
  • 1951-11-21 Nick Gilder, English singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London
  • 1951-11-25 Bill Morrissey, American folk singer-songwriter (Inside) born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • 1951-12-03 Nicky Stevens [Helen Maria Thomas], Welsh pop singer (Brotherhood of Man - "Save Your Kisses For Me"), born in Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.
  • 1951-12-03 Kimberley Rew, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"), born in Bristol, England
  • 1951-12-08 Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter, born in Bergen, Norway
  • 1951-12-10 Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer (You Made Me Feel I Could Fly), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1951-12-17 Wanda Hutchinson, American pop-R&B singer (The Emotions - "So I Can Love You"; "Best Of My Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French pop piano player and singer ("The Fool"), born in Paris, France
  • 1951-12-23 Johnny Contardo, American doo-wop singer (Sha Na Na), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951-12-29 Laurel Massé, American jazz and Celtic singer (Manhattan Transfer, 1972-79 - "Operator"), born in Holland, Michigan
  • 1951-12-29 Yvonne Elliman, American singer-songwriter and actress (Jesus Christ Superstar - "I Don't Know How to Love Him"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1951-12-29 Georges Thurston, Canadian reggae and R&B singer, born in Bedford, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1951-12-30 Nancy LaMott, American singer, born in Midland, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1952-01-02 Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
  • 1952-01-12 Ricky Van Shelton, American country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream), born in Danville, Virginia
  • 1952-01-18 R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1952-01-20 Paul Stanley [Stanley Eisen], American rock guitarist, songwriter, and singer (KISS - "Rock and Roll All Nite"), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1952-01-22 Teddy Gentry, American country music bassist (Alabama - "Mountain Music"), born in Fort Payne, Alabama
  • 1952-01-25 Sara Mandiano [Françoise Castellani], French singer & songwriter, born in France
  • 1952-01-29 Kenn Kweder, American rock and folk singer-songwriter ("Diablo"; "Suzy Said So"; "Mommy And Daddy"), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania [1]
  • 1952-02-05 Daniel Balavoine, French singer -songwriter, born in Alençon, France (d. 1986)
  • 1952-02-08 Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
  • 1952-02-12 Michael McDonald, American rock singer and keyboardist (Doobie Brothers - "What A Fool Believes"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1952-02-16 James Ingram, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician ("Somewhere Out There"; "Just Once"), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1952-02-18 (Judy) "Juice" Newton, American pop and country singer-songwriter ("Queen of Hearts'), born in Lakehurst, New Jersey
  • 1952-02-27 Henk Westbroek, Dutch singer (Good Cause), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1952-02-27 Kevin Raleigh, American singer & keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band - "He Can't Love You" ), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1952-03-04 Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer
  • 1952-03-15 Howard Devoto [Trafford], British singer-songwriter (Buzzcocks; Magazine; Luxuria), born in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1952-04-01 Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer, born in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
  • 1952-04-18 Jim Scholten, American country singer ("Betty's Bein' Bad"), born in Midland, Michigan
  • 1952-05-02 Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress, born in Tokyo
  • 1952-05-10 Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
  • 1952-05-14 David Byrne, Dumbarton Scotland, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)
  • 1952-05-17 Jody Pijper, Dutch (background) singer
  • 1952-05-18 George Strait, Pearsall Tx, country singer (All My Exes Live in Texas)
  • 1952-05-23 Anne-Marie David, French singer
  • 1952-06-05 Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • 1952-06-09 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
  • 1952-06-12 Dale Krantz, American singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • 1952-06-16 Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer (Living Inside Myself), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1952-06-16 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • 1952-06-25 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1982)
  • 1952-07-03 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004) [1]
  • 1952-07-10 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist and singer, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1952-07-23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-08-02 Les Dudek, American guitarist and singer (Steve Miller Band), born in Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island
  • 1952-08-04 Moya Brennan [Máire Ní Bhraonáin], Irish folksinger and harpist (Clannad; Máire), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1952-08-13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician and singer (Outlaws), born in Buchanan, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • 1952-08-20 John Hiatt, American singer and songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1952-08-20 Rudy Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady), born in Olney, Texas
  • 1952-08-20 Doug Fieger, American singer–songwriter (The Knack - "My Sharona"), born in Oak Park, Michigan (d. 2010)
  • 1952-08-21 Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • 1952-08-22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1952-08-23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 1994)
  • 1952-08-23 Vicky Leandros, Greek singer and politician, born in Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Greece
  • 1952-09-06 Buddy [Steven Paul] Miller, American singer, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • 1952-09-13 Karen Wyman, American singer (Long & Winding Road), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-09-13 Don Was [Don Edward Fagenson], American singer (Was (Not Was)), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952-09-17 Steve Sanders, American country baritone singer (Oak Ridge Boys, 1987-95), born in Richland, Georgia (d. 1998)
  • 1952-09-22 Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean singer and musician (Tuku music), born in Highfield, Zimbabwe (d. 2019)
  • 1952-09-24 Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter and musician (Morphine; Treat Her Right), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • 1952-10-02 Wahed Wafa, Tajik singer, born in Afghanistan
  • 1952-10-14 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer and pianist, born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • 1952-10-19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • 1952-10-21 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
  • 1952-11-02 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer (Right Back Where We Started From), born in Wembley, London
  • 1952-11-10 Pat Severs, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • 1952-11-21 Lorna Luft, American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1952-11-30 Mandy Patinkin, American actor and singer (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-12-14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • 1952-12-18 Rosie Vela, American model and singer-songwriter (Zazu, Fool's Paradise), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1952-12-25 Desireless [Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop], French singer (Voyage, voyage), born in Paris, France
  • 1952-12-27 Karla Bonoff, American rock singer (New World, Restless Nights), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1952-12-27 David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953-01-01 Alpha Blondy [Seydou Kone], Ivory coast, reggae singer (Jerusalem)
  • 1953-01-05 Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers), born in Mojave, California
  • 1953-01-10 Pat Benatar [Andrezejewski], American singer ("Hit Me with Your Best Shot";"Love Is A Battlefield"; "We Belong"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-01-15 Chris D. [Desjardins], American punk rock singer, and poet (The Flesh Eaters), born in Riverside, California
  • 1953-01-26 Lucinda Williams, American roots singer-songwriter ("Passionate Kisses"; "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road"), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • 1953-01-29 Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)
  • 1953-01-31 "Big Time" Sarah [Streeter], American blues singer, born in Coldwater, Mississippi (d. 2015)
  • 1953-02-05 Valerie Carter, American folk-rock singer-songwriter, and session vocalist, born in Winter Haven, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1953-02-13 Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer, born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2018)
  • 1953-02-24 Derek St. Holmes, American musician rock guitarist and singer (Ted Nugent band, 1975-78; 2011-14), born in Riverview, Michigan
  • 1953-03-23 Chaka Khan [Yvette Marie Stevens], American singer and songwriter (Rufus; "I Am Every Woman"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-03-26 Michael Bonagura, American country singer (Baille & Boys - "Oh Heart"), born in Newark, New Jersey

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