September 5 : This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
Births
September 5

1735 : Johann Christian Bach born in Leipzig. German composer of the Classical era, son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (1 January 1782)

Johann Christian Bach

1791 : Giacomo Meyerbeer, born Jacob Liebmann Beer in Tasdorf, near Berlin. German opera composer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (2 May 1864)

1867 : Amy Beach, born Amy Marcy Cheney Beach in Henniker, New Hampshire. American composer and pianist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (27 December 1944)

1912 : John Cage, born John Milton Cage Jr. in Los Angeles, California. American composer, music theorist, writer and artist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (12 August 1992)

1936 : Willie Woods, American guitarist and songwriter. (Junior Walker & The All Stars)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (27 May 1997)

1939 : John Stewart, born John Coburn Stewart in San Diego, California. American songwriter and singer. (Kingston Trio)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (19 January 2008)

1945 : Al Stewart, born Alastair Ian Stewart in Glasgow. Scottish singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician.

1946 : Dean Ford, born Thomas McAleese in Coatbridge, Scotland. Scottish musician. (Dean Ford & The Gaylords, Marmalade (1966-1975) - lead vocals, guitar, harmonica)

1946 : Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara in Stone Town, Zanzibar (now Tanzania). British musician, singer and songwriter. (Queen - lead vocalist, lyricist)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (24 November 1991)

1947 : Buddy Miles, born George Allen Miles, Jr. in Omaha, Nebraska. American rock and funk drummer. (The Electric Flag, Band of Gypsys)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (26 February 2008)

Buddy Miles

1946 : Loudon Wainwright III, born Loudon Snowden Wainwright III in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. American songwriter, folk singer, humorist and actor.

1949 : Clem Clempson, born Dave Clempson in Tamworth, Staffordshire. English rock guitarist. (Colosseum , Humble Pie)

1966 : Terry Ellis, born Terry Lynn Ellis in Houston, Texas. American R&B singer. (En Vogue)

1968 : Brad Wilk, born Bradley J. Wilk in Portland. Oregon. American musician, actor and activist. (Rage Against The Machine - drums, percussion, vocals)

1969 : Dweezil Zappa, born Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Zappa in Los Angeles, California. American rock guitarist and occasional actor.

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