This Day in Music History
1906 : Ozzie Nelson, born in Jersey City, New Jersey. American entertainer and band leader.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (3 June 1975)
1909 : Sviatoslav Richter born in Zhytomyr, of the Russian Empire. Famous Soviet pianist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (1 August 1997)
1918 : Marian McPartland, born Margaret Marian McPartland in Slough, Berkshire. English-born American jazz pianist, composer and writer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (20 August 2013)
1922 : Larry Elgart, born in New London, Connecticut. American jazz bandleader.
1937 : Jerry Reed, born Jerry Reed Hubbard in Atlanta, Georgia. American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (1 September 2008)
1937 : Joe Rivers, born in Charleston, South Carolina. American R&B vocalist and part of a duo. (Johnnie & Joe)
1940 : Rod Lauren, born Rod Lawrence Strunk in Fresno, California. American actor and singer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (11 July 2007)
1940 : Vito Picone, born in South Beach, Staten Island, New York City. American singer. (The Elegants - original member, lead vocals)
1942 : Robin Luke, born in Los Angeles, California. American rockabilly singer. Some sources incorrectly state that he was born on 19 March.
1950 : Carl Palmer, born Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer in Handsworth, Birmingham. English drummer and percussionist. (Emerson, Lake and Palmer)
1951 : Jimmie Vaughan, born Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan in Dallas County, Texas. American blues rock guitarist and singer. (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
1961 : Slim Jim Phantom, born James McDonnell in Brooklyn, New York City. Amrican drummer, musician and songwriter. (The Stray Cats, Kat Men)
1977 : Chester Bennington, born Chester Charles Bennington in Phoenix, Arizona. American musician, singer-songwriter and actor. (Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise - lead vocals)
1982 : Nick Wheeler, American musician. (The All-American Rejects - lead guitar, backing vocals, songwriter)
1986 : Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta in New York City. American singer, songwriter, activist, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer and actress.