Musicians in History (Part 17)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,135

  • 1971-11-05 Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer (Radiohead), born in Oxford, England
  • 1971-11-07 Robin Finck, American guitarist (Nine inch Nails; Guns N' Roses), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1971-11-28 Fenriz [Leif Nagell], Norwegian heavy metal musician (Darkthrone), born Kolbotn, Norway
  • 1971-12-21 Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • 1971-12-25 Noel Hogan, Irish musician (Cranberries), born in Moyross, Ireland
  • 1972-01-05 Sakis Rouvas, Greek pop-rock singer and musician ("Shake It"), born in Corfu Island, Greece
  • 1972-01-16 Greg Page, Australian musician and actor (The Wiggles), 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)
  • 1972-02-08 Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana

Person of interestBillie Joe Armstrong

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

  • 1972-02-17 Taylor Hawkins, American drummer (Foo Fighters - "Everlong"; "My Hero"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1972-02-20 k-os [Kevin Brereton], Canadian rapper, songwriter, and musician, born in Toronto, Ontaro
  • 1972-02-21 Seo Taiji, Korean musician, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1972-03-05 Luca Turilli, Italian symphonic metal composer, guitarist and keyboard player (Rhapsody), born in Trieste, Italy
  • 1972-03-07 Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor (Friend) and musician, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1972-03-10 Timbaland [Timothy Mosley], American musician, record producer, DJ, rapper, singer, and songwriter, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1972-03-15 Mark Hoppus, American rock singer and bass player (+44 and blink-182), born in Ridgecrest, California
  • 1972-03-17 Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian rock bassist (Hole, 1994-99), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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 [Pritchard], American rock bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
Bassist Rocker
Mike Dirnt
  • 1972-05-21 Adriano Cintra, Brazilian musician (CSS)
  • 1972-05-27 Ivete Sangalo, Brazilian pop-reggae-Axé singer, musician, and songwriter, born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
  • 1972-06-04 [Domenica] Nikka Costa, American pop and soul singer-songwriter, and musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 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
  • 1972-08-01 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 G. Love [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 [Prakazrel Michel], Haitian-American rapper, songwriter and producer (The Fugees), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-10-21 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)

Person of interestBrad Paisley

1972-10-28 Brad Paisley, American country singer (Collision of Worlds, Nobody's Fool), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

Country Singer Brad Paisley
Country Singer
Brad Paisley
  • 1972-12-10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French pop, rock, and dance musician and record producer, born in Paris
  • 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 heavy metal singer and bassist (Biohazard) and actor (Oz), 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 rock singer-songwriter (Arab Strap), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • 1973-05-17 Josh Homme, American musician and songwriter
  • 1973-05-29 Mark Lee, American contemporary Christian guitarist (Third Day - "Nothing At All"; "Soul On Fire"), born in Powder Springs, Georgia
  • 1973-06-05 Daniel Gildenlöw, Swedish progressive rock songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist (Pain of Salvation; The Flower Kings), born in Eskilstuna, Sweden
  • 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 dance-pop singer, songwriter, and record producer (Moloko), born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
  • 1973-07-11 Andrew Bird, American indie rock singer/musician/songwriter (Are You Serious), born in Lake Forest, Illinois
  • 1973-07-19 Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • 1973-07-22 Daniel Jones, Australian rock musician (Savage Garden), born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • 1973-07-23 Fran[cis] Healy, Scottish rock musician (Travis), born in Stafford, England
  • 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
  • 1973-10-09 Steve Burns, American actor, television host (Blues Clues, 1996-2002), and musician, born in Boyertown, Pennsylvania
  • 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 [Daniel Denton], Canadian rapper, born in Langford, British Columbia
  • 1973-11-28 Jade Puget, American rock guitarist (AFI), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 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, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (BBMak), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1974-01-25 Jonathan Bryan Colling, American pop singer (4 Fun - Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1974-02-08 Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, French musician, singer-songwriter, and producer (Daft Punk -"Get Lucky"), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • 1974-02-17 Kaoru, Japanese musician, born in Hyogo, Japan
  • 1974-02-22 James Blunt, English musician, born in Hampshire, England
  • 1974-02-23 Jaime Villarreal, Mexican musician
  • 1974-02-24 Chad Hugo, American musician and producer (The Neptunes)
  • 1974-03-07 Larry Bagby, American actor and musician (Buffy the Vampire Slyer), born in Marysville, California
  • 1974-03-07 Hugo Ferreira, Portuguese-American rock singer-songwriter (Tantric), born in Luanda, Portuguese Angola

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music