MORE … Birthdays in Music

  • 1616 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
  • 1671 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer
  • 1687 Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer
  • 1743 [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)
  • 1762 Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer
  • 1812 Lauro Rossi, Italian composer (I falsi monetari), born in Macerata (d. 1885)
  • 1841 Felipe Pedrell, composer
  • 1843 Adelina Patti, opera soprano (Lucio), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1863 Emanuel Moor, composer
  • 1877 Louis Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera)
  • 1880 Arthur Shepherd, composer
  • 1881 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • 1886 George Luther Foote, composer
  • 1902 John Bubbles, rhythm tap dancer (No Maps on My Taps), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1906 Grace Mary Williams, composer
  • 1906 Hendrik W C Spruit, Dutch conductor
  • 1911 Nikola Hercigonja, composer
  • 1912 Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
  • 1913 Alvin Derold Etler, composer
  • 1921 Claude Rene Georges Pascal, composer
  • 1922 Josef Matej, Czech composer, born in Brusperk (d. 1992)
  • 1923 Donald Lybbert, composer
  • 1925 Jindrich Feld, composer
  • 1926 Gyorgy Kurtag, composer
  • 1932 Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), born in Paris, France
  • 1936 Bob Engemann, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1940 Smokey [William] Robinson, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter (The Miracles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1940 Bobby Rogers, US vocalist (Miracles-You Really Got a Hold on Me), (d. 2013)
  • 1941 Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • 1943 Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, American singer-songwriter (Lightning Striking Again)
  • 1946 Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia