This Day in Music History
1895 : Oscar Hammerstein II, born Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II in New York City. American librettist, theatrical producer and theatre director of musicals for almost forty years.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (23 August 1960)
1927 : Conte Candoli, born Secondo Candoli in Mishawaka, Indiana. American jazz trumpeter.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (14 December 2001)
1928 : Barbara Cowsill, born Barbara Russell. American musician, mother and member of the Cowsil family band. (The Cowsills)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (31 January 1985)
1929 : Kenny Dino, born Kenneth J. Diono in Astoria, Queens, New York City. American singer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (10 December 2009)
1934 : Van Cliburn, born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr. in Shreveport, Louisiana. American pianist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (27 February 2013)
1937 : Bill Cosby, born William Henry Cosby Jr. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist.
1942 : Tam White, born Thomas Bennett Sim White in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scottish musician, stonemason and actor.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (21 June 2010)
1943 : Christine McVie, born Anne Christine Perfect in Bouth, Lancashire. English rock singer, keyboardist and songwriter. (Fleetwood Mac)
1946 : Jeff Christie, born Jeffrey Christie in Leeds, Yorkshire. English musician. (Christie - vocals, bass, songwriter)
1948 : Walter Egan, born Walter Lindsay Egan in New York City. American rock musician.
1949 : John Wetton, born John Kenneth Wetton in Willington, Derbyshire. English singer, bassist and songwriter. (Family, King Crimson, Asia)
1950 : Eric Carr, born Paul Charles Caravello in Brooklyn, New York City. American musician. (Kiss - drummer)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (24 November 1991)
1952 : Liz Mitchell, born Elizabeth Rebecca Mitchell in Clarendon, Jamaica and emigrated to London with her family at the age of 11. English singer. (Boney M)
1952 : Philip Taylor Kramer, born in Youngstown, Ohio. American musician. (Iron Butterfly - bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (12 February 1995)
1962 : Dan Murphy, born Daniel David Murphy in Duluth, Minnesota. American musician. (Soul Asylum - lead guitar)
In this video he is the singer/guitarist with shorter hair.
1976 : Tracie Spencer, born Tracie Monique Spencer. American R&B and pop singer-songwriter, actress and model.