April 16 : This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
Births
April 16

1917 : Bobby Robinson, born in Union, South Carolina. American independent record producer and songwriter.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 January 2011)

Bobby Robinson

1924 : Henry Mancini, born Enrico Nicola Mancini in Cleveland, Ohio. American composer, conductor and arranger.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (14 June 1994)

1924 or 1926 : Rudy Pompilli, born Rudolph Clement Pompilii in Chester, Pennsylvania. American musician. (Bill Haley & His Comets - tenor saxophone)

1929 : Roy Hamilton born in Leesburg, Georgia. American R&B and pop singer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (20 July 1969)

1929 : Ed Townsend, born Edward Benjamin Townsend in Fayetteville, Tennessee. American attorney, songwriter and producer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (13 August 2003)

1930 : Herbie Mann, born Herbert Jay Solomon in Brooklyn, New York City. American jazz flautist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (1 July 2003)

1935 : Bobby Vinton, born Stanley Robert Vintula in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. American pop music singer.

1939 : Dusty Springfield, born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien in West Hampstead, London. English pop singer and record producer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (2 March 1999)

Dusty Springfield

1943 : Dave Peverett aka "Lonesome" Dave, born in Dulwich, South East London. English musician and songwriter. (Foghat, Savoy Brown)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 February 2000)

Dave Peverett

1947 : Gerry Rafferty, born Gerald Rafferty in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. (The Humblebums, Stealers Wheel - vocals, guitar, piano, saxophone, bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (4 January 2011)

Gerry Rafferty

1947 : Lee Kerslake, born in Winton, Dorset. English musician. (Uriah Heep - drums, backing vocals)

Lee Kerslake

1962 : Ian MacKaye, born Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye in Washington DC. American singer, songwriter, guitarist, musician, label owner and producer. (Minor Threat, Fugazi)

Ian MacKaye

1963 : Jimmy Osmond, born James Arthur Osmond in Canoga Park, California. American singer, actor and businessman. (The Osmonds)

1964 : David Pirner, born David Anthony Pirner in Green Bay, Wisconsin. American songwriter, singer and producer. (Soul Asylum - frontman, lead vocals)

David Pirner

1971 : Selena Quintanilla-Pérez aka Selena, born Selena Quintanilla in Lake Jackson, Texas. American singer-songwriter, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (31 March 1995)

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