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Number of Records Matching Query: 30
 
BENNIE GREEN
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1923
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: His full tone looked backwards to the swing era yet was open to the influence of R&B.

BOB MARLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Gutarist, Composer, Jamaica
 
Summary: Marley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

BOBBY ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1917
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Robinson produced numerous million-selling records by such notable performers as Wilbert Harrison, The Shirelles, Lee Dorsey, and Dave "Baby" Cortez.

BOBBY VINTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 April 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was the only child of a locally popular bandleader, Stan Vinton -Stanley Vintula, Sr.

CHARLIE CHAPLIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 April 1889
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He is considered one of the finest mimes and clowns ever captured on film. He greatly influenced other performers.

COLLEEN HEWETT
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 April 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia

DAVE PEVERETT
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He is best known as the original singer and rhythm guitarist of Foghat, which he founded following his tenure in Savoy Brown.

DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 April 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Springfield began her solo career in 1963 with the Phil Spector-influenced pop/rock song "I Only Want To Be With You".

ED TOWNSEND
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 April 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the R&B world, he is best remembered for his work with Dee Dee Warwick on "I Wanna Be With You","Foolish Fool" and "That's Not Love"

EDIE ADAMS
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 April 1927
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Adams, a Tony Award winner, "both embodied and winked at the stereotypes of fetching chanteuse and sexpot blonde."[

ELLEN BARKIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 April 1955
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Emmy Award Wins include. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Before Women Had Wings 1997.

GERRY RAFFERTY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 April 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1978, Gerry Rafferty cut a solo album, City to City, which included the song with which he remains most identified, "Baker Street".

HENRY MANCINI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 April 1924
 
Description: Composer
 
Summary: Mancini was born Enrico Nicola Mancini in the Little Italy neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the steel town of West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

HERBIE MANN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 April 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer. US
 
Summary: Mann had a number of songs cross over to the pop charts — rather rare for a jazz musician. A 1998 interview reported that "At least 25 Herbie Mann albums have made the top 200 pop charts, success denied most of his jazz peers."

JASON SCHEFF
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1962
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: American bassist, singer and songwriter. Since 1985 he has been the bassist and singer for the veteran pop-rock band Chicago.

JIMMY OSMOND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 April 1963
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor
 
Summary: He hit the charts world wide wit the song 'Long Haired Lover From Liverpool' in 1972.

JOHNNY LITTLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 April 1931
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: One of the masters of the slide guitar born in the USA.

KURT MALOO
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 April 1953
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, record producer
 
Summary: Swiss singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer. He first achieved international success in 1986, as the singer and front man of the pop-jazz duo Double, with the hit single “The Captain of Her Heart”.

LEE KERSLAKE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 April 1947
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Kerslake joined Uriah Heep in November 1971, left the band in October 1979, and rejoined them in April 1982.

MARTIN LAWRENCE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1965
 
Description: Actor
 
Summary: American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stand up comedian.

PETER GARRETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 April 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia,
 
Summary: Garrett attended Barker College in Hornsby, before studying Arts at the Australian National University and later Law at the University of New South Wales. About the same time he became a rock singer with the Australian rock band Midnight Oil in 1973.

PETER USTINOV
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 April 1921
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Ustinov won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in Spartacus (1960) and Topkapi (1964).

ROBERT STIGWOOD
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1934
 
Description: Impresario, Management, Australia

ROY HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 April 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The song ’You Can Have Her’ was his most noted hit in Australia.

RUDI POMPILLI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 April 1924
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: "The Sax That Rocked the World", Now Dig This Issue 275, February 2006. By Chris Gardner.

SELENA
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Selena has achieved critical and commercial success, winning numerous awards before and after her death, and selling over 65 million records worldwide.Grammy winner in 1993.

SPIKE MILLIGAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 April 1918
 
Description: Vocalist, Trumpeter, UK
 
Summary: The headstone of Spike Milligan's grave, formerly in the grounds of St Thomas's Winchelsea, East Sussex. his grave here remains unmarked. The epitaph reads Duirt mé leat go raibh mé breoite, Irish for "I told you I was ill."[edit] DeathEven late in life, Milligan's black humour had not deserted him. After the death of Harry Secombe from cancer, he said, "I'm glad he died before me, because I didn't want him to sing at my funeral." A recording of Secombe singing was played at Milligan's memorial service. He also wrote his own obituary, in which he stated repeatedly that he "wrote the Goon show and died".[citation needed] Milligan died from liver disease, at the age of 83, on 27 February 2002, at his home in Rye, East Sussex. On the day of his funeral, 8 March 2002, his coffin was carried to St Thomas's Church in Winchelsea, East Sussex and was draped in the flag of the Republic of Ireland. He had once quipped that he wanted his headstone to bear the words "I told you I was ill." He was buried at St Thomas's cemetery but the Chichester diocese refused to allow this epitaph.

STEFAN GROSSMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Herbert and Ruth Grossman. Grossman described his upbringing, in Queens, New York.

T LAVITZ
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1956
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer and Producer, USA
 
Summary: An American jazz-rock/fusion keyboardist, composer and producer. He is best known for his work with the Dixie Dregs and Jazz Is Dead.

VINCE HILL
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: "Edelweiss" was to become his signature tune for the rest of his career, that saw him top the bill at the London Palladium and Talk of the Town.

 
 
 
 

 
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