Musicians in History (Part 7)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,712

  • 1950-11-18 Graham Parker, musician (Live Sparks, Mercury Poisoning)
  • 1950-12-08 Dan Hartman, American musician (Edgar Winter Group), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-02-04 Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician
  • 1951-02-14 Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
  • 1951-03-03 Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • 1951-03-07 Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
  • 1951-03-12 Jack Green, Scottish musician (T. Rex, The Pretty Things), born in Glasgow
  • 1951-03-28 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
  • 1951-04-07 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink], American singer-songwriter and folk musician (At Seventeen, Society's Child), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-04-14 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
  • 1951-06-12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1951-08-02 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet)
  • 1951-08-14 Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)
  • 1951-09-02 Mike Kaminski, English musician (ELO), born in Harrogate
  • 1951-09-26 Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician
  • 1951-10-07 John Cougar Mellencamp, American musician, actor (Jack & Diane), born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 1951-11-02 Lindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Queensland, Australia
  • 1951-11-25 Bill Morrissey, American musician
  • 1951-11-29 Roger Troutman, American musician (d. 1999)
  • 1951-12-01 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician
  • 1951-12-23 Anthony Phillips, English musician (founding member of Genesis), born in London
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-01-12 Ricky Van Shelton, country musician
  • 1952-01-15 Boris Blank, Swiss artist and musician (Yello, Tranceonic), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1952-01-17 Ryuichi Sakamoto, Japanese musician (Yellow Magic Orchestra) and film composer (Academy Award 1988 for score to The Last Emperor), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1952-02-25 Jerry Chamberlain, American musician
  • 1952-03-17 Nikos Xydakis, Greek musician and composer
  • 1952-04-02 Leon Wilkerson, rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1952-04-19 Andy Shernoff, American musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York
  • 1952-05-10 Lee Brilleaux, British musician (Dr Feelgood), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1952-05-26 David Meece, Christian musician
  • 1952-05-31 Karl Bartos, German musician (Kraftwerk, Electronic)
  • 1952-06-05 Daniel Katzen, American classical musician

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1952-06-12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

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  • 1952-07-01 Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1952-07-02 Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1952-07-06 Jesse Harms, musician, of REO Speedwagon
  • 1952-07-14 Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo), (d. 2014)
  • 1952-07-15 Johnny Thunders, American musician (d. 1991)
  • 1952-08-11 Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
  • 1952-08-13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (d. 2007)
  • 1952-08-22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • 1952-09-12 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)
  • 1952-09-13 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People)
  • 1952-09-22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1952-09-24 Mark Sandman, American musician (Morphine), (d. 1999)
  • 1952-10-16 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American musician (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • 1952-11-23 Bill Troiano, musician
  • 1953-02-20 Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • 1953-02-22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
  • 1953-03-07 Jules Shear, rock musician
  • 1953-03-08 Bob Brozman, American musician
  • 1953-03-11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • 1953-03-31 Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1953-04-06 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1953-04-19 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-28 Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • 1953-06-07 Johnny Clegg, South African musician "The White Zulu", born in Bacup, Lancashire
  • 1953-06-21 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
  • 1953-06-29 Billy Hinsche, American musician (Dino, Desi & Billy), born in Manila, the Philippines
  • 1953-07-11 Benny DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1953-09-02 John Zorn, American musician
  • 1953-09-11 Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer (Styx)
  • 1953-09-16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie) (d. 1995)
  • 1953-09-25 Richard Harvey, British musician and composer (Gryphon)
  • 1953-10-16 Tony Carey, American rocker musician, singer-songwriter (Rainbow,Planet P Project), born in Fresno, California
  • 1953-10-21 Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)
  • 1953-11-03 Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
  • 1953-12-26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • 1954-01-04 Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician
  • 1954-02-01 Chuck Dukowski, American musician (Black Flag)
  • 1954-02-05 Cliff Martinez, American musician
  • 1954-02-12 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • 1954-02-25 John Doe, American musician
  • 1954-04-02 Susumu Hirasawa, Japanese electropop musician
  • 1954-04-17 Michael Sembello, American musician
  • 1954-05-20 Guy Hoffman, American musician (Violent Femmes)
  • 1954-05-21 Marc Ribot, American musician
  • 1954-07-10 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • 1954-07-23 Marisa DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1954-09-16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire)
  • 1954-10-06 David Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys)
  • 1954-10-24 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician
  • 1954-11-08 Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk)
  • 1954-11-14 Yanni, new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance)
  • 1954-12-06 Chris Stamey, American musician, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1954-12-10 Jack Hues, English musician
  • 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, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)
  • 1955-02-27 Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director
  • 1955-05-01 Nick Feldman, English musician
  • 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 musician
  • 1955-09-19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1955-10-08 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Mimi on the beach), born in Toronto, Canada

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 601 - 610 of 610

  • 2016-12-25 Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz musician (Weather Report, Tenacious Records), dies from cancer at 68
  • 2017-01-08 Peter Sarstedt, British musician (Where do you go to my lovely), dies at 75
  • 2017-01-31 Deke [Roger] Leonard, Welsh rock musician (Man), dies at 72
  • 2017-05-18 Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden, Audioslave), commits suicide at 52
  • 2017-05-18 Frankie Paul [Paul Blake], Jamaican reggae musician, dies of kidney disease at 51
  • 2017-05-27 Gregg Allman, American musician and songwriter (Allman Brothers Band), dies of cancer at 69
  • 2017-09-05 Holger Czukay [Holger Schüring], German musician (Can), dies at 79
  • 2017-09-30 Alam Thomas "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), dies at 89
  • 2017-12-07 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, dies at 81
  • 2018-01-15 Dolores O’Riordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), dies at 46