Musicians in History (Part 13)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,135

  • 1962-02-16 John Balance [Geoffrey Rushton], British poet and industrial rock musician (Coil), born in Mansfield, England (d. 2004)
  • 1962-02-24 Michelle Shocked, American singer-songwriter
  • 1962-03-05 Charlie and Craig Reid, Scottish rock musicians (The Proclaimers - "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"), born in Leith, Scotland
  • 1962-03-26 Richard Coles, English musician (Communards - "Don't Leave Me This Way"), now a Church of England priest, and BBC broadcaster, born in Northampton
  • 1962-04-12 Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-04-13 Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (What Is This?, 1980-85; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1982-87), born in Haifa, Israel (d. 1988)
  • 1962-06-08 Kristine W [Weitz], American musician ranked by Billboard as the 8th Greatest Dance Artist of all-time (The Advocate), born in Pasco, Washington
  • 1962-06-12 Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi), born in Leeds, England
  • 1962-06-16 Femi Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat Musician
  • 1962-06-21 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (Kino), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 1990)
  • 1962-07-01 Marti[n] Frederiksen, American songwriter, record producer, and musician, born in Hawthorne, California.
  • 1962-07-13 Rhonda Vincent, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and musician born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1962-07-14 Jeff Olson, American rock musician, born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1962-07-22 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac), born in Pasedena, California
  • 1962-08-03 Lucky Dube, South African reggae musician, born in Ermelo, Transvaal (d. 2007)
  • 1962-08-10 Dan Donovan, English musician (Big Audio Dynamite)
  • 1962-09-29 Al Pitrelli, American musician, guitarist

Person of interestTommy Lee

1962-10-03 Tommy Lee [Bass], American drummer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Kypseli, Athens, Greece

Rock Star and Drummer Tommy Lee
Rock Star and Drummer
Tommy Lee
  • 1962-10-12 Chris Botti, American jazz musician (Impressions), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1962-11-11 James Morrison [Lloyd], Australian jazz musician (Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band), born in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1962-11-16 Josh Silver, American rock keyboard player (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-11-21 Steven Curtis Chapman, American musician
  • 1962-11-23 Calvin Hayes, British drummer (Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back the Clock), born in London
  • 1962-11-28 Matt Cameron, American drummer (Soundgarden; Pearl Jam), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-11-29 Andy LaRocque [Anders Allhage], Swedish musician and songwriter (King Diamond), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1962-12-11 Paul Haslinger, Austrian musician and composer, born in Linz, Austria
  • 1962-12-21 Christy Forester, American musician (Forester Sisters-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1962-12-30 Paul Crowder, British musician (The Adventures), sound engineer (Wham!), and filmmaker (Last Play At Shea), born in London
  • 1963-01-07 Clint Mansell, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, United Kingdom
  • 1963-02-14 D'Wayne Wiggins, American musician (Tony! Toni! Tone!), born in Oakland, California
  • 1963-03-01 Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • 1963-03-10 Jeff Ament, American rock bassist, and songwriter (Pearl Jam - "Jeremy"), born in Havre, Montana
  • 1963-03-14 Cyco Mike [Mike Muir], American thrash metal vocalist (Suicidal Tendencies), born in Venice, California
  • 1963-03-16 Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer
  • 1963-03-27 Charly Alberti, Argentinian rock musician (Soda Stereo), born in Buenos Aires
  • 1963-04-03 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey (d. 1993)
  • 1963-04-10 Warren DeMartini, American heavy metal guitarist (Ratt), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963-04-10 Mark Oliver Everett, American singer-songwriter, musician and author (Eels), born in Virginia
  • 1963-04-21 Steve Shapiro, American jazz and session musician vibraphonist, and music producer, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1963-04-24 Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian punk rock musician, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1963-05-07 Johnny Lee Middleton, American musician (Savatage; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1963-05-21 Kevin Shields, American born Irish musician (My Bloody Valentine), born in Queens, New York
  • 1963-05-31 Wesley Willis, American punk rock singer-songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1963-06-07 Gordon Gano, American musician (Violent Femmes), born in Connecticut
  • 1963-06-09 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli-British jazz saxophonist, accordion player, bandleader, and author (The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1963-06-13 Paul De Lisle, Canadian rock bassist (Smash Mouth - "All Star"; "I'm A Believer"), born in Exeter, Ontario
  • 1963-06-18 Darren "Dizzy" Reed, American rock keyboardist (Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Girl of Mine"), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • 1963-06-20 Amir Derakh [Davidson], American rock guitarist, and synthesizer player (Orgy; Julien-K), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1963-06-23 Steve Shelley, American musician (Crucifucks and Sonic Youth)
  • 1963-07-31 Norman Cook [Fatboy Slim], English musician and record producer (Housemartins, Fatboy Slim), born in Bromley, England
  • 1963-09-04 Sam Yaffa, Finnish musician (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1963-09-07 W. Earl Brown, American actor, writer, and musician (Deadwood, Scream, Stovall-Operation Petticoat), born in Golden Pond, Kentucky
  • 1963-09-10 Bill Stevenson, American music producer and drummer (The Descendants), born in Torrance, California
  • 1963-09-16 Richard Marx, American rock musician (Hold on to the Night), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963-09-17 Steven Dye, English singer-songwriter and bassist (Scarlet Party - 101-Dam-Nations), born in Barking, Essex, England
  • 1963-09-19 Jarvis Cocker, English musician (Pulp), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1963-10-28 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician and songwriter (Adesso Te), born in Cinecittà Est, Rome, Italy
  • 1963-10-31 Mikkey Dee [Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou], Swedish rock musician and drummer [Motörhead, Scorpions], born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1963-11-06 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death), born in Pomona, California (d. 1998)
  • 1963-11-26 Adam Gaynor, American musician (Matchbox Twenty), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963-12-03 Joe Lally, American rock bassist (Fugazi), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1963-12-11 Jon Brion, American musician and record producer, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1964-01-06 Mark O'Toole, English musician (Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1964-01-27 Migi [Miguel Drummond], English pop musician (Curiosity Killed Cat)
  • 1964-01-31 Jeff Hanneman, American rock guitarist (Slayer), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • 1964-02-01 Jani Lane [John Oswald], American heavy metal rock songwriter, and singer (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • 1964-02-01 Dwayne Goettel, Canadian keyboardist and industrial-electronic music composer (Skinny Puppy), born in High Level, Alberta (d. 1995)
  • 1964-02-06 Gordon Downie, Canadian rock singer-songwriter & musician (The Tragically Hip), born in Amherstview, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1964-02-09 Rachel Bolan [James Southworth], American musician and songwriter (Skid Row), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey
  • 1964-02-14 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing", English musician (The Wonder Stuff), born in Stourbridge, West Midlands (d. 1993)
  • 1964-02-18 Paul Hanley, British musician (The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers), born in Manchester, England
  • 1964-03-06 Madonna Wayne Gacy [Stephen Bier, Jr.], American musician (Marilyn Manson), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1964-04-04 Robbie Rist, American actor (Oliver-Brady Bunch) and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-04-09 Soyo Oka, Japanese musician, born in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo, Japan
  • 1964-04-11 Johann Sebastian Paetsch, American cellist and musician, born in Colorado Springs
  • 1964-04-30 Barrington Levy, Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer ("Englishman"), born in Clarendon, Jamaica
  • 1964-05-08 Dave Rowntree, British drummer (Blur - "Country House"; Coffee &TV"), and politician, born in Colchester, Essex, England

Person of interestLenny Kravitz

1964-05-26 Lenny Kravitz, American musician who holds the record for most Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (1999-2002), born in Manhattan, New York

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz
  • 1964-05-31 Darryl "DMC" Matthews McDaniels, American Hip Hop musician (Run-DMC), born in NYC, New York
  • 1964-06-03 Kerry King, American heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-06-05 Magz [Maggie Dunne], English musician (Fuzzbox), born in Solihull, England
  • 1964-06-05 Karl Sanders, American heavy metal guitarist and singer (Nile), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1964-06-06 Paul "Guru" Josh, British musician (Infinity), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1964-06-09 Wayman Tisdale, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns) and smooth jazz bassist, born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1964-06-10 Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • 1964-06-25 John McCrea, American singer and musician (Cake), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1964-07-20 Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden; Audioslave), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1964-07-27 Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera), born in Graham, Texas
  • 1964-07-31 Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs), born in Dundalk, Ireland
  • 1964-08-01 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1964-08-17 Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1964-09-08 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (Jokke & Valentinerne), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2000)
  • 1964-09-15 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein [Paul Caiafa], American musician, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits, born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1964-09-30 (Ernest Joseph) "Trey" Anastasio III, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Phish), born in Ft. Worth, Texas
  • 1964-10-21 Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd; The Who), born in New York, New York
  • 1964-10-25 Nicholas Bernard Thorp, English musician (Curiosity Killed the Cat), born in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
  • 1964-11-06 Corey Glover, American rock guitarist and singer (Living Colour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-25 Mark Lanegan, American grunge-rock singer-songwriter (Screaming Trees), born in Ellensburg, Washington
  • 1964-12-11 Dave Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1964-12-12 Rockin' Jeff [Jeff Aaron Brown], British rock musician (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)

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