Musicians in History (Part 10)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 2,014

  • 1954-02-01 Chuck Dukowski, American musician (Black Flag), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1954-02-05 Cliff Martinez, American musician, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1954-02-12 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • 1954-02-25 John Doe, American musician
  • 1954-03-03 John Lilley, American singer, songwriter and musician (The Hooters), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-04-01 Susumu Hirasawa, Japanese electropop musician, born in Nakagawa, Adachi, Tokyo
  • 1954-05-20 Guy Hoffman, American musician (Violent Femmes)
  • 1954-06-10 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1954-06-11 Johnny Neel, American musician, singer and songwriter (The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule, Dickey Betts), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1954-06-16 Doane Perry, American musician, composer, and author (Jethro Tull), born in Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, New York
  • 1954-07-10 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • 1954-07-23 Marisa DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family), born in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
  • 1954-09-16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • 1954-10-06 David Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys)
  • 1954-10-24 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician and singer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
  • 1954-11-08 Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-11-08 Ricky Lawson, American musician, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1954-11-14 Yanni [Chryssomallis], Greek new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance), born in Kalamata
  • 1954-12-06 Chris Stamey, American musician, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1954-12-10 Jack Hues, English musician (Wang Chung), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • 1954-12-11 Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Icelandic musician, born in Iceland
  • 1954-12-13 Steve Forbert, American musician (Romeo's Tune), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • 1955-01-03 Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
  • 1955-01-04 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1955-01-08 Mike Reno, Canadian musician vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1955-02-27 Peter Christopherson, English musician & video director, born in Leeds, United Kingdom (d. 2010)
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, American rock musician (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-10 Gary Louris, American singer-songwriter and musician (Jayhawks), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1955-03-22 [Waliou] Wally Badarou, French musician (Level 42), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-05-01 Nick Feldman, English musician (Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight), born in London, England
  • 1955-06-23 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1955-07-21 Howie Epstein, American musician (d. 2003)
  • 1955-09-13 Joe Morris, American jazz musician, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1955-09-19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, born in Owosso, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • 1955-10-08 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician, born in Lexington, Mississipi (d. 1998)
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Calling All Angels), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955-10-19 Nino DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1955-10-21 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • 1955-10-29 Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
  • 1955-11-02 Chris Burnett, American musician and composer, born in Olathe, Kansas
  • 1955-11-15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow), born in Wheatley, England
  • 1955-11-18 Jake Brockman, British musician (Echo and the Bunnymen), born in Borneo (d. 2009)
  • 1955-12-09 Chamras Saewataporn, Thai composer and musician, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1955-12-21 Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician, born in Agano, Niigata Prefecture
  • 1955-12-29 Neil Giraldo, American musician (Pat Benatar Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-12-30 Dindo Yogo, Congolese musician (d. 2000)
  • 1956-01-10 Don Letts, British film director & musician (Big Audio Dynamite), born in London, United Kingdom

Person of interestJohn Lydon

1956-01-31 Johnny Rotten [John Lydon], English singer-songwriter & musician (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen), born in Holloway, United Kingdom

Musician John Lydon
Musician
John Lydon
  • 1956-02-01 Exene Cervenka, American musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-02-03 Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • 1956-02-07 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss) (d. 2007)
  • 1956-04-27 Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2006)
  • 1956-05-22 Natasha Shneider, Russian musician (Eleven), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 2008)
  • 1956-05-31 Fritz Hilpert, German musician and sound engineer (Kraftwerk)
  • 1956-06-11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1956-06-14 King Diamond [Kim Petersen], Danish heavy metal musician (Merciful Fate, King Diamond), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1956-07-14 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1956-08-18 Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-09-04 Blackie Lawless, American musician (W.A.S.P.), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1956-09-08 Frank Tovey, British musician, born in London (d. 2002)
  • 1956-09-10 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1956-09-12 Barry Andrews, British musician (League of Gentlemen), born in London
  • 1956-11-04 Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater), born in New York
  • 1956-11-09 Kevin Savigar, English musician and record producer, born in England, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, American singer-songwriter & musician (Sylvers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957-02-17 Loreena McKennitt, Canadian musician
  • 1957-02-28 Paul Delph, American musician and producer (d. 1996)
  • 1957-04-04 Nobuyoshi Kuwano, Japanese musician (Rats & Star), born in Ōta, Tokyo
  • 1957-04-24 David J, British alternative rock musician, born in Northampton, England

Person of interestSid Vicious

1957-05-10 Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London (d. 1979)

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious
  • 1957-05-26 Kristina Olsen, American musician
  • 1957-06-07 Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican musician
  • 1957-06-17 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), born in Dublin (d. 2013)
  • 1957-06-29 Robert Forster, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1957-07-11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England
  • 1957-07-20 Merlina Defranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1957-07-31 Daniel Ash, British musician (Bauhaus), born in Northampton, England
  • 1957-08-02 Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1957-08-29 Pim Kops, Dutch rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
  • 1957-10-14 Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1957-10-21 Julian Cope, [Kevin Stapleton], Welsh pop musician (Eve's Volcano)
  • 1957-11-04 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-11-08 Pearl Thompson, British musician (The Cure), born in Surrey, England
  • 1957-11-30 Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • 1957-12-10 Paul Hardcastle, British composer and musician (Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money), born in London
  • 1957-12-24 Ian Burden, English musician (Human League-Only Human), born in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • 1957-12-25 Shane MacGowan, punk rock musician (Pogues-Red Roses For Me), born in Pembury, Kent
  • 1958-01-17 Jez Strode, British musician (Kajagoogoo), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1958-01-24 Jools Holland, British musician & TV presenter, born in Blackheath, London
  • 1958-01-26 Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician (UB40-Red Red Wine), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1958-02-10 Michael Weiss, American musician, born NYC, New York
  • 1958-02-12 Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Rockhampton, Australia (d. 2006)
  • 1958-04-01 D. Boon, American musician d. (1985)
  • 1958-05-27 Neil Finn, New Zealand musician (Split Enz, Crowded House), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • 1958-06-01 Michael Landau, American session musician, engineer, and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPrince Rogers Nelson

1958-06-07 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • 1958-06-17 Jello Biafra [Eric Reed Boucher], American musician and activist (Dead Kennedys), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1958-07-20 Mick MacNeil, Scottish musician (Simple Minds), born on the Isle of Barra
  • 1958-07-24 Mick Karn [Andonis Michaelides], English musician (Japan), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • 1958-08-01 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2000)

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