Musicians in History (Part 20)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,135

  • 1978-08-23 Julian Casablancas, American musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-09-03 Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir), born in Sogndal, Norway (d. 2004)
  • 1978-09-11 Ben Lee, Australian musician and actor (The Rage in Placid Lake), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1978-10-05 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1978-10-08 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-10-09 Nicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1978-10-14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1978-10-16 Ethan Luck, American rock musician (The O.C. Supertones; Demon Hunter; Relient K), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1978-10-19 Henri "Trollhorn"Sorvali, Finnish heavy metal muscian (Moonsorrow), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1978-10-26 Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak), born in Manchester
  • 1978-10-27 Vanessa-Mae [Vanakorn Nicholson], Singaporean-British violinist and Olympic alpine skier, born in Singapore
  • 1978-11-12 Andrew Kinlochan, English singer and musician
  • 1978-11-16 Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1978-11-19 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz vocalist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1978-11-25 Ringo Shiina [Yumiko Shiina], Japanese singer, songwriter and musician (Tokyo Jihen), born in Urawa, Saitama
  • 1978-11-27 Mike Skinner, British singer-songwriter and rapper (The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free), born in Chipping Barnet, London, England
  • 1978-12-02 Chris Wolstenholme, British musician and bassist (Muse), born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
  • 1978-12-23 Esthero [Jenny-Bea Englishman] Canadian dance-rock musician and singer, born in Stratford, Ontario

Person of interestJohn Legend

1978-12-28 John Legend [Stephens], American singer-songwriter("All Of Me"), producer and actor (Crow: The Legend: Jesus Christ, Superstar), born in Springfield, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter John Legend
Singer-Songwriter
John Legend
  • 1979-01-04 Jeph Howard, American rock bass player (The Used), born in Orem, Utah
  • 1979-01-20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park), born in Calabasas, California
  • 1979-01-23 Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi), born in Vantaa, Finland
  • 1979-02-10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • 1979-03-12 Pete Doherty, British singer-songwriter (The Libertines), born in Hexham, Northumberland, England
  • 1979-03-13 Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-03-16 Leena Peisa, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • 1979-03-20 Molly Jenson, American musician
  • 1979-03-22 Aaron North, American musician (Nine Inch Nails), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-04-02 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1979-04-11 Sebastien Grainger, Canadian musician (Death From Above), born in Mississauga, Canada

Person of interestDaniel Johns

1979-04-22 Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair - "Freak"), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

Musician Daniel Johns
Musician
Daniel Johns
  • 1979-04-26 Janne Wirman, Finnish progressive metal keyboardist (Children of Bodom), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1979-05-09 Pierre Bouvier, Canadian singer and bass player (Simple Plan - "Perfect"; "Welcome To My Life"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979-05-09 Andrew W.K. [Wilkes-Krier], American rock singer, musician, songwriter ("Party Hard"), motivational speaker, and advice columnist, born in Stanford, California
  • 1979-05-11 Erin Lang, Canadian alternative rock musician (Feral & Stray; The Tail Lights), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979-05-13 Michael Madden, American rock bassist (Maroon 5, 1994-2020), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1979-05-21 Gaspard Augé, French musician (Justice)
  • 1979-06-05 Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois
  • 1979-06-26 Nathan Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1979-06-27 John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979-06-27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1979-06-29 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician and actor, born in Amasra, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • 1979-07-05 Shane Filan, Irish singer and songwriter (Westlife), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • 1979-07-06 Nic Cester, Australian musician (Jet), born in Dingley, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1979-07-18 Jermaine Paul, American gospel and R&B singer, winner of "The Voice" (2012), born in Harriman, New York
  • 1979-08-08 Sam Totman, English musician (Dragonforce)
  • 1979-08-19 Dave Douglas, American drummer (Relient K), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1979-08-23 Ritchie Neville, British musician, born in Solihull, United Kingdom
  • 1979-08-27 Sarah Neufeld, Canadian violinist (Arcade Fire), born in British Columbia
  • 1979-08-31 Simon Neil, Scottish rock musician (Biffy Clyro), born in Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, S
  • 1979-09-03 Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars), born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • 1979-09-17 Chuck Comeau, Canadian drummer (Simple Plan), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979-09-30 Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianistn born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1979-10-09 Alex Greenwald, American musician (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-10-11 Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician (Cobra Starship, Midtown), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1979-10-24 Ben Gillies, Australian drummer (Silverchair), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1979-11-03 Tim McIlrath, American musician (Rise Against)
  • 1979-11-10 Chris Joannou, Australian musician (Silverchair), born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1979-11-14 Tobin Esperance, American musician (Papa Roach)
  • 1979-12-17 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1979-12-19 Kevin Devine, American singer-songwriter (Brother's Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1980-01-31 Ryan Kienle, American bassist (Matchbook Romance), born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • 1980-02-29 Chris Conley, American musician
  • 1980-04-10 Bryce Soderberg, American musician (Lifehouse), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1980-04-14 Win Butler, American musician (Arcade Fire), born in Truckee, California
  • 1980-05-22 Rhett Fisher, American actor and musician, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1980-05-28 Mark Feehily, Irish pop singer (Westlife - "Flying Without Wings"), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • 1980-05-31 Andy Hurley, American drummer (Fall Out Boy - "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race"), born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
  • 1980-07-05 Jason Wade, American singer and musician (Lifehouse), born in Camarillo, California
  • 1980-07-22 Tablo [Daniel Lee], Korean-Canadian hip-hop musician (Epik High), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1980-08-08 Mike Hindert, American musician
  • 1980-08-12 Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
  • 1980-08-16 Robert "Bob" Hardy, English musician (Franz Ferdinand), born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
  • 1980-08-19 Michael Todd, American rock bassist (Coheed and Cambria), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1980-08-29 David Desrosiers, Canadian musician (Simple Plan), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980-09-10 [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • 1980-09-13 Michelle Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1980-09-18 Charles Hedger, British musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • 1980-09-29 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
  • 1980-10-20 Gary Jarman, English musician
  • 1980-10-21 Brian Pittman, American Christian rock bassist (Relient K), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1980-10-22 Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
  • 1980-12-24 Tomas Kalnoky, American musician (Streetlight Manifesto), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1981-01-13 Jason James, Welsh heavy metal bassist (Bullet for My Valentine, 2003-15)
  • 1981-01-29 Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • 1981-01-30 Josh Kelley, American musician, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1981-02-06 Jens Lekman, Swedish musician, born in Angered, Sweden
  • 1981-02-10 The Rev [James Owen Sullivan], American musician (Avenged Sevenfold), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1981-02-15 Matt Hoopes, American rock guitarist (Relient K), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1981-03-05 Zach Williams, American Christian rock musician (There was Jesus), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1981-03-11 Russell Lissack, English musician (Bloc Party)
  • 1981-03-29 P.J. Morton, American singer-songwriter and musician (Maroon 5; Gospel According to PJ), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1981-04-03 Aaron Bertram, American ska trumpeter (Suburban Legends, 1998-2005), and children's music educator (Kids Imagine Nation), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1981-04-05 Mariqueen Maandig (Rezner), Filipino-American singer, songwriter, and musician (How to Destroy Angels; West Indian Girl), born in The Phillippines
  • 1981-04-26 Ms. Dynamite [Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley] English musician, born in Archway, North London
  • 1981-06-05 Sebastien Lefebvre, Canadian rock guitarist (Simple Plan - "Untitled (How Could This Happen to Me?)"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1981-06-12 John Gourley, American musician, singer, and songwriter (Portugal. The Man), born in Wasilla, Alaska
  • 1981-06-15 Billy Martin, American guitarist and songwriter (Good Charlotte - The Young and the Hopeless), born in Annapolis, Maryland,
  • 1981-06-28 Michael Crafter, Australian musician (I Killed The Prom Queen), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1981-07-21 Blake Lewis, American musician (American Idol), born in Redmond, Washington

Weddings in Music


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Deaths in Music