Musicians in History (Part 9)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 2,014

  • 1951-01-06 Kim Wilson, American musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1951-01-12 Larry Hoppens, American musician (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1951-01-31 Harry Wayne Casey [K.C.], American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It), born in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 1951-01-31 Phil Manzanera, English musician & record producer (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1951-01-31 Dave Benton, Aruban-born musician, born in Oranjestad, Aruba
  • 1951-02-04 Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 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, born in Helsinki, Finland (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
  • 1951-04-11 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), born in United Kingdom (d. 2007)
  • 1951-04-14 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, Zairean musician (d. 1996)
  • 1951-04-22 Paul Carrack, English musician and singer-songwriter (Ace, Mike + the Mechanics, Squeeze), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1951-05-02 John "Jo" Callis, British punk-rock songwriter and musician (The Rezillos, The Human League), born in Rotherham, England
  • 1951-05-09 Joy Harjo, American poet and musician (first Native American US Poet Laureate 2019-), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1951-05-16 Jonathan Richman, American musician (Modern Lovers), born in Natick, Massachusetts
  • 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), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • 1951-08-14 Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy), born in New York City, New York
  • 1951-09-02 Mike Kaminski, English musician (ELO), born in Harrogate
  • 1951-09-05 Jamie Oldaker, American musician (461 Oceans Boulevard), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1951-09-07 Mark Isham, American musician and film composer (The Hitcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-09-26 Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1951-10-07 John Mellencamp [John Cougar Mellancamp], 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)
  • 1951-12-04 Gary Rossington, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician, born in Paris, France
  • 1951-12-23 Anthony Phillips, English musician (founding member of Genesis), born in London
  • 1951-12-31 Fermin Goytisolo, American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-01-15 Boris Blank, Swiss artist & 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
  • 1952-01-19 Dewey Bunell, British-American musician (America-Daisy Jane), born in Borough of Harrogate, United Kingdom
  • 1952-01-20 Ian Hill, English musician (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law), born in West Bromwich, United Kingdom
  • 1952-01-20 Paul Stanley, American musician (KISS-Beth), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1952-02-16 James Ingram, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1952-02-25 Jerry Chamberlain, American musician
  • 1952-03-17 Nikos Xydakis, Greek musician and composer
  • 1952-04-19 Andy Shernoff, American musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York
  • 1952-04-28 Chuck Leavell, American musician (The Allman Brothers Band, Rolling Stones), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 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)
  • 1952-06-03 Billy Powell, American musician and keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 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, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • 1952-07-02 Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1952-07-06 Jesse Harms, American musician and songwriter (The Waboritas), born in Massachusetts
  • 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 and singer (Outlaws), born in Buchanan, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • 1952-09-08 Andy M. Stewart, Scottish musician and composer (Silly Wizard), born in Alyth, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • 1952-09-12 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1952-09-13 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1952-09-22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1952-09-22 Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean singer and musician (Tuku music), born in Highfield, Zimbabwe (d. 2019)
  • 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)
  • 1952-11-13 David Frank, American musician and record producer, born in Weston, Massachusetts
  • 1952-11-23 Bill Troiano, musician
  • 1953-01-07 Earl Lindo, Jamaican reggae musician (Bob Marley & the Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-02-11 Alan Rubin, American musician (Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1953-02-20 Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • 1953-02-22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire), born in Grantham, United Kingdom
  • 1953-03-07 Jules Shear, American rock musician & songwriter (If She Knew What She Wants), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-03-08 Bob Brozman, American musician
  • 1953-03-11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • 1953-03-26 William "Billy" Lyall, Scottish musician (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • 1953-03-31 Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1953-04-06 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1953-04-16 Peter Garrett, Australian environmentalist, activist, former politician (Labour Party), and musician (Midnight Oil), born in Wahroonga, Sydney
  • 1953-04-19 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-28 Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • 1953-05-15 Mike Oldfield, British musician and composer (Tubular Bells) born in Reading, Berkshire
  • 1953-05-28 Arto Lindsay, American musician and producer (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1953-06-07 Johnny Clegg, South African musician "The White Zulu", born in Bacup, Lancashire (d. 2019)
  • 1953-06-21 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown), born in St. Andrew, Jamaica (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)
  • 1953-07-21 Eric Bazilian, American musician (The Hooters), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-09-02 John Zorn, American musician
  • 1953-09-11 Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer (Styx), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1953-09-16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1953-09-25 Richard Harvey, British musician and composer (Gryphon), born in London, England
  • 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)
  • 1953-11-30 David Sancious, American musician, born in Asbury Park, New Jersey
  • 1953-12-26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • 1954-01-04 Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician
  • 1954-01-23 Richard Finch, American composer and musician (KC and the Sunshine Band-Give It), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

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