This Day in Music History
1890 : Ivor Gurney born in Gloucester. English poet and composer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (26 December 1937)
1904 : Ernie Fields, born Ernest Lawrence Fields in Nacogdoches, Texas. African American trombonist, pianist, arranger and bandleader.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (11 May 1997)
1925 : Donald O'Connor, born Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor in Chicago, Illinois. American dancer, singer and actor.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (27 September 2003)
1925 : Billy Grammer, born Billy Wayne Grammer in Benton, Illinois,. American country music singer and guitar player.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (10 August 2011)
1937 : Clem Cattini, born Clemente Anselmo Arturo Cattini in Stoke Newington, London. English rock and roll drummer and session musician. (The Tornadoes)
1942 : Sterling Morrison, born Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. in East Meadow, New York. American musician. (The Velvet Underground - foundng member, guitar, bass, backing vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (30 August 1995)
1943 : Honey Lantree, born Ann Margot Lantree in Hayes, Middlesex. English beat/pop musician. (The Honeycombs - drums, singer)
1943 : David Soul, born David Richard Solberg in Chicago, Illinois. American actor and singer.
1942 : Ken Andrew, born Kenneth Ballentyne Andrew in Bearsden, Glasgow. Scottish musician. (Middle Of The Road - drums)
1948 : Danny Seraphine, born Daniel Peter Seraphine. American drummer, record producer, theatrical producer and film producer. (Chicago)
1949 : Martin Lamble, born Martin Francis Lamble in St John's Wood, London. (Fairport Convention - drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (12 May 1969)
1951 : Wayne Osmond, born in Ogden, Utah. American multi-instrumentalist musican and singer. (The Osmonds - guitar, vocals)
1952 : Dave Hlubek, born David Lawrence Hlubek in Jacksonville, Florida. American musician. (Molly Hatchet - founding member, lead guitar)
1965 : Shania Twain, born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario. Canadian country pop singer-songwriter.
1982 : LeAnn Rimes, born Margaret LeAnn Rimes in Jackson, Mississippi. American country and pop singer.