Musicians in History (Part 16)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 2,017

  • 1971-07-28 Stephen Lynch, American musician
  • 1971-08-05 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • 1971-08-10 Stephan Groth, Norwegian musician
  • 1971-08-18 Richard D. James, Irish-born musician (Aphex Twin), born in Limerick, Ireland
  • 1971-08-20 Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • 1971-08-21 Liam Howlett, British musician (The Prodigy), born in Braintree, Essex, England
  • 1971-09-06 Dolores O’Riordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), born in Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • 1971-09-14 Andre Matos, Brazilian singer and musician (Symfonia), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1971-09-15 Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
  • 1971-10-07 Daniel Boucher, Québécois musician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-10-11 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-10-21 Nick Oliveri, American musician
  • 1971-11-05 Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer (Radiohead), born in Oxford, England
  • 1971-11-07 Robin Finck, American guitarist (Guns N' Roses), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1971-11-28 Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
  • 1971-12-21 Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • 1971-12-25 Noel Hogan, Irish musician (Cranberries), born in Moyross, Ireland
  • 1972-01-08 Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana
  • 1972-01-16 Greg Page, Australian musician and actor, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1972-01-21 Cat Power (Chan Marshall), American musician
  • 1972-02-01 Kami, Japanese musician (Malice Mizer), born in Ibaraki, Japan (d. 1999)

Person of interestBillie Joe Armstrong

1972-02-17 Billie Joe Armstrong, American singer and musician (Green Day), born in Oakland, California

  • 1972-02-17 Taylor Hawkins, American musician (Foo Fighters)
  • 1972-02-20 K-OS, Canadian musician/rapper
  • 1972-02-21 Seo Taiji, Korean musician, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1972-03-05 Luca Turilli, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
  • 1972-03-07 Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician
  • 1972-03-15 Mark Hoppus, American musician (+44 and blink-182)
  • 1972-03-17 Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian musician
  • 1972-03-17 Marc Gunn, poet, podcaster, and Celtic musician (Brobdingnagian Bards)
  • 1972-03-20 Alexander Kapranos, Greek-British musician (Franz Ferdinand)
  • 1972-04-01 Jesse Tobias, American musician
  • 1972-04-04 Magnus Sveningsson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Falköping, Sweden
  • 1972-04-20 Stephen Marley, Jamaican-American reggae musician, son of Bob Marley, born in Wilmington, Delaware

Person of interestMike Dirnt

1972-05-04 Mike Dirnt [Michael Ryan Pritchard], American musician (Green Day), born in Berkeley, California

Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
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  • 1972-05-21 Adriano Cintra, Brazilian musician (CSS)
  • 1972-06-13 Natalie MacMaster, Canadian Cape Breton-style fiddler, born in Troy, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 1972-06-19 Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish musician
  • 1972-06-25 Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback), born in Hanna, Canada
  • 1972-07-01 Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • 1972-07-10 Damon Sharpe, actor/musician (Guys Next Door), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972-07-10 Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)
  • 1972-07-11 Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
  • 1972-07-12 Brett Reed, American rock drummer (Rancid), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972-07-15 Michael Barnett, UK musician / producer
  • 1972-08-01 Nicke Royale, Swedish musician (The Hellacopters), born in Sweden
  • 1972-08-02 Jimmy Pop, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang), born in Trappe, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-08-05 Christian Olde Wolbers, Belgian musician (Fear Factory)
  • 1972-08-08 Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • 1972-08-10 Christofer Johnsson, Swedish musician
  • 1972-10-03 Garrett Dutton, American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-06 Daniel Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1972-10-19 Pras, American musician
  • 1972-10-21 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • 1972-10-28 Brad Paisley, American country singer (Collision of Worlds, Nobody's Fool), born in Glen Dale, West Virgina
  • 1972-12-20 Anders Odden, Norwegian musician, born in Stavanger, Norway
  • 1972-12-27 Matt Slocum, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
  • 1972-12-29 Evan Seinfeld, American musician (Biohazard) and actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-01-08 Mark Knight, British musician, born in Brighton, England
  • 1973-01-12 Matt Wong, American musician (Reel Big Fish), born in Hilo, Hawaii
  • 1973-02-01 Yuri Landman, Dutch instrument inventor & musician, born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 1973-02-11 Varg Vikernes, Norwegian musician, born in Bergen, Norway
  • 1973-02-21 Heri Joensen, Faroese musician, born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • 1973-02-23 Lars-Olof Johansson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Huskvarna, Sweden
  • 1973-03-13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-03-16 Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)
  • 1973-03-30 DJ AM [Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • 1973-04-10 Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • 1973-05-17 Josh Homme, American musician and songwriter
  • 1973-05-29 Mark Lee, American musician (guitarist for Third Day)
  • 1973-06-05 Daniel Gildenlöw, Swedish musician and songwriter
  • 1973-06-13 Ville Laihiala, Finnish heavy metal singer (Sentenced, Poisonblack), born in Oulu, Finland
  • 1973-06-20 Chino Moreno, American musician (Deftones)
  • 1973-06-26 Amen [Jussi Antero Sydänmaa], Finnish musician (Lordi), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1973-07-05 Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Jönköping, Sweden
  • 1973-07-05 Róisín Murphy, Irish singer and songwriter (Moloko), born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
  • 1973-07-11 Andrew Bird, American musician
  • 1973-07-19 Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • 1973-07-22 Daniel Jones, Australian musician (Savage Garden)
  • 1973-07-23 Francis Healy, Scottish rock musician (Travis)
  • 1973-07-27 Abe Cunningham, American musician (Deftones), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1973-08-28 DJ Assault [Craig De Shan Adams], American musician, born in Detroit
  • 1973-08-29 Vincent Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1973-09-05 Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1973-09-28 Jori Hulkkonen, Finnish electronic musician
  • 1973-10-09 Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody), born in Pisa, Italy
  • 1973-10-11 Brendan B. Brown (BBB), American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • 1973-10-15 Dax Riggs, American musician (Acid Bath), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1973-10-21 Charlie Lowell, American Musician
  • 1973-11-03 Kirk Jones (Sticky Fingaz), American musician
  • 1973-11-14 Moka Only, Canadian musician
  • 1973-11-28 Jade Puget, American musician (AFI)
  • 1973-12-01 Jon Theodore, American musician
  • 1973-12-04 Racci Shay, American musician, born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • 1973-12-04 Ferry Corsten, Dutch musician and DJ, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1973-12-31 Malcolm Middleton, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • 1974-01-10 Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor & musician (Flight of the Conchords), born in Masterton, New Zealand
  • 1974-01-17 Vesko Kountchev, Bulgarian musician, born in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1974-01-18 Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1974-01-25 Jonathan Bryan Colling, American rock musician (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music