Famous Singers in History (Part 30)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 5,200

  • 1959-05-28 Steve Strange [Harrington], Welsh pop singer (Visage) and nightclub host, born in Newbridge, Caerphily, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1959-06-02 Lydia Lunch, American singer/poetess (Teenage Jesus, Jerks)
  • 1959-06-05 Michael Winans, American gospel singer (Winans), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959-06-21 Kathy Mattea, American country and bluegrass singer ("Love At The Five and Dime"; "Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses"), born in South Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1959-06-22 Nicola Sirkis, French singer and lyricist (Indochine)
  • 1959-06-27 Lorrie Morgan, American country singer (Out of Your Shoes), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1959-06-27 Khadja Nin, Burundian singer (Sambolera), born in Burundi
  • 1959-07-04 Bill McCorvey, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1959-07-05 Marc Cohn, American folk rock singer (Walking in Memphis), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1959-07-11 Suzanne Vega, American folk/rock singer-songwriter ("Luka"; "Tom's Diner"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1959-07-20 Radney Foster, American country singer and songwriter (Foster & Lloyd - "Crazy Over You"), born in Del Rio, Texas
  • 1959-07-29 John Sykes, English rock guitarist and singer (Thin Lizzy; Blue Murder), born in Reading, Berkshire,England
  • 1959-08-05 Pete Burns, English singer (Dead or Alive, "Spin Me Round"), born in Bebington (d. 2016)
  • 1959-08-09 Diane Williams, American country singer (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat to China"), born at Hahn Air Force Base, near Kirchberg Germany
  • 1959-08-19 Steve Grimmett, British heavy metal singer (Grim Reaper), born in Swindon, England
  • 1959-08-29 Sadenia "Eddi" Reader, Scottish singer-songwriter (Fairground Attraction - "Find My Love"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-08-31 Tony DeFranco, Canadian pop singer (The DeFranco Family - "Heartbeat - It's a Lovebeat"), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • 1959-09-02 Esther Oosterbeek, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • 1959-09-07 Jermaine Stewart, American R&B singer (We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1959-09-21 Corrinne Drewery, British singer-songwriter (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out), born in Nottingham, Engalnd
  • 1959-09-28 Angela Groothuizen, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • 1959-09-30 Basia [Barbara Stanisława Trzetrzelewska], Polish jazz and pop singer (Time and Tide), born in Jaworzno, Poland
  • 1959-10-01 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking The Tree), born in Dakar, Senegal
  • 1959-10-03 Jack Wagner, American actor (General Hospital; Melrose Place) and pop singer ("All I Need"), born in Washington, Missouri
  • 1959-10-08 Gavin Friday [Fionán Martin Hanvey], Irish singer (Virgin Prunes), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1959-10-10 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (Electric Landlady), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 2000)
  • 1959-10-13 Marie Osmond, American singer and actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah

Person of interestWeird Al Yankovic

1959-10-23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1959-10-25 Chrissy Amphlett, Australian singer-songwriter (Divinyls - "I Touch Myself"), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia (d. 2013)

Person of interestBryan Adams

1959-11-05 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • 1959-11-09 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer, born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • 1959-11-14 Annie Schilder, Dutch singer (BZN)
  • 1959-12-08 Marty Raybon, American singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South), born in Sanford, Florida
  • 1959-12-14 Franco [Iglesias], Cuban Latin pop singer ("Toda la Vida"; "María"), born in Cuba
  • 1959-12-28 Ana Torroja, Spanish pop singer (Mecano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1959-12-29 Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (Kanashii Jiyū / Koi ga, Kiete Yuku), born in Hashima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (d. 2004)
  • 1959-12-30 Tracey Ullman, British actress (The Tracey Ullman Show) and singer ("They Don't Know"), born in Slough, England
  • 1960-01-10 Samira Said, Moroccan pop singer, born in Rabat, Morocco
  • 1960-02-04 Tim Booth, British rock singer (James - "Sit Down"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1960-02-20 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock guitarist (Europe - Final Countdown; Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • 1960-02-21 Steve Wynn, American singer-songwriter (The Dream Syndicate), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-27 Paul Humphreys, English singer & musician (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1960-03-07 Chris Rodriguez, American pop and country session and touring guitarist and vocalist, and contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1960-03-12 (Christopher) "Kipp" Lennon, American rock singer-songwriter (Venice), born in Venice, California
  • 1960-03-12 Minoru Niihara, Japanese singer
  • 1960-03-12 Maki Nomiya, Japanese singer (Pizzicato Five)
  • 1960-03-18 Anita Lane, Australian rock singer-songwriter (The Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity"), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2021)
  • 1960-03-19 Eliane Elias, Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger (Dreamer; Around The City), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1960-03-21 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • 1960-03-24 Nena [Gabrielle Kerner], German pop singer ("99 Luftballons"- "99 Red Balloons"), born in Hagen, West Germany
  • 1960-04-03 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch progressive rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Ayreon), born in Hilversum, Netherlands
  • 1960-04-03 Marie Denise Pelletier, Canadian pop singer (Entre la tête et le cœur), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1960-04-10 Katrina Leskanich, American musician and singer (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1960-04-29 Gerard Joling, Dutch singer ("Love Is In Your Eyes")
  • 1960-05-06 John Flansburgh, American alt-rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (They Might Be Giants - "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"; "Birdhouse Of Your Soul"), born in Lincoln, Massachusetts

Person of interestBono

1960-05-10 Bono [Paul Hewson], Irish rock singer and lyricist (U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"; "Desire"; "Beautiful Day"; "One"), born in Dublin, Ireland

Rocker Bono
Rocker
Bono
  • 1960-05-14 Anne Clark, British poet and avant garde recording artist, born in Croydon, Surrey, England
  • 1960-05-19 Yazz [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • 1960-06-08 Mick Hucknall, English singer-songwriter (Simply Red "If You Don't Know Me by Now"), born in Manchester, England
  • 1960-06-25 Zorica Kondža, Croatian pop singer (Stijene), born in Split, Yugoslavia
  • 1960-06-30 Murray Cook, Australian children's singer (The Wiggles), born in Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1960-07-01 Evelyn "Champagne" King, American disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1960-07-01 Angélique Kidjo (born July 14, 1960), Beninese singer-songwriter (Djin, Djin; Eve; IFÉ), and human rights activist, born in Ouidah, Republic of Dahomey (now Benin)
  • 1960-07-11 David Baerwald, American singer/songwriter (David + David - Boomtown), born in Oxford, Ohio
  • 1960-07-12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1960-07-14 Ray Herndon, American singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 1960-07-14 Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter "Africa's premier diva", born in Ouidah, French Dahomey
  • 1960-07-14 Jane Lynch, American actress, singer and comedian (Best in Show, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • 1960-08-07 Jacquie O'Sullivan, English singer and songwriter (Bananarama-Venus), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1960-08-14 Sarah Brightman, English actress and singer (Phantom of the Opera), born in Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
  • 1960-08-17 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer, born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
  • 1960-08-26 Nancy Martinez, French-Canadian pop-dance singer (Move Out), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1960-08-31 Chris Whitley, American blues-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1960-09-08 Aimee Mann, American rock singer and bassist ('Til Tuesday - "Voices Carry"; "Save Me"), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1960-09-10 David Lowery, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Camper Van Beethoven; Cracker), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1960-09-23 John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze), born in London
  • 1960-09-28 Jennifer Rush, singer/songwriter (Destiny, Ring of Ice)
  • 1960-10-02 Al Connelly, Canadian guitarist and singer-songwriter (Glass Tiger), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1960-10-04 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1960-10-07 Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer, born in Takasaki, Japan
  • 1960-10-07 Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer, born in Lorient, France
  • 1960-10-19 Jennifer Holliday, American singer and actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960-10-20 Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer
  • 1960-10-24 Carolien de Windt, Surinamese-Dutch singer (Mai Tai), born in Suriname
  • 1960-10-27 Oleg Bryjak, Kazakhstani-German bass-baritone opera singer (Deutsche Oper am Rhein), born in Jezkazgan, Kazakhstan, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1960-11-04 Kim Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Men"), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1960-11-04 Frl. Menke, German pop singer (Neue Deutsche Welle), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1960-11-05 René Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy), born in Amsterdam
  • 1960-11-09 Joëlle Ursull, French-Guadeloupean singer, born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • 1960-11-12 Maurane, Belgian singer

Person of interestRuPaul

1960-11-17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • 1960-11-18 Kim Wilde, English pop singer ("Kids in America"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in London
  • 1960-11-25 Amy Grant, American gospel and rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1960-11-27 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion), born in Northampton, England
  • 1960-12-15 Doug Phelps, American singer (Ky Headhunters - Davy Crockett), born in Leachville, Arkansas
  • 1960-12-22 (Emil) Wakin Chau, Hong Kong-born singer and actor, born in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
  • 1960-12-23 William Sinnot, Scottish techno-dance pop singer and musician (Shamen - "Move Any Mountain"), born in Glasgow (d. 1990)
  • 1960-12-28 Marty Roe, American country singer (Diamond Rio - "Meet in the Middle"), born in Lebanon Ohio,
  • 1961-01-03 Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)
  • 1961-01-05 Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Arizona

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