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Number of Records Matching Query: 17
 
ANNE-MARIE DAVID
 
Date Born: Friday 23 May 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, France
 
Summary: In 1972, she was cast in the role of Mary Magdalene in the French production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

ARTIE SHAW
 
Date Born: Monday 23 May 1910
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Shaw made several musical shorts in 1939 for Vitaphone and Paramount Pictures, and he portrayed himself in the Fred Astaire film Second Chorus (1940),

BILLY WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 May 1918
 
Description: Vocalist,USA
 
Summary: He charted with songs such as ’Hey Little Girl’ etc in the early fifties.

CHARLIE HUNTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 May 1967
 
Description: Guitarist, composer and bandleader, USA
 
Summary: First coming to prominence in the early 1990s, Hunter has recorded 17 albums. Hunter plays custom-made seven and eight-string guitars, on which he simultaneously plays basslines, rhythm guitar, and solos. Critic Sean Westergaard describes Hunter's guitar technique as "mind-boggling ... he's an agile improviser with an ear for great tone, and always has excellent players alongside him in order to make great music, not to show off."

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 May 1883
 
Description: Actor USA
 
Summary: Fairbanks signed a contract with Triangle Pictures in 1915 and began working under the supervision of D.W. Griffith.

FRED WEDLOCK
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 May 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In early 1981 "The Oldest Swinger in Town", reached number 6 in the UK Singles Chart.

GENERAL NORMAN JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Friday 23 May 1941
 
Description: Singer songwriter, record producer, USA
 
Summary: An American the frontman of Chairmen of the Board and an American rhythm and blues songwriter and record producer.

HUMPHREY LYTTLETON
 
Date Born: Monday 23 May 1921
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He is reported to have turned down a knighthood in 1995.

JEWEL
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 May 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She has received three Grammy Award nominations and has sold 27 million albums worldwide.

JOAN COLLINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 May 1933
 
Description: Actress UK
 
Summary: Collins was popular as a magazine pin-up in the UK throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s, with cover appearances on titles such as Span and 66.

MICHEL COLOMBIER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 May 1939
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, songwriter, arranger, and conductor.
 
Summary: He collaborated with some of the artists in his native France including Charles Aznavour, Brigitte Fontaine,and Stephane Grappelli.

MINDI ABAIR
 
Date Born: Friday 23 May 1969
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In 1999 she independently released a pop album, Always and Never the Same.

PAT ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 May 1937
 
Description: Song Writer, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known for the wiritng the hit song "DUNKEN", recorded by Slim Dusty.

RICK FENN
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 May 1953
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He went on to form a writing partnership with Pete Howarth, now the lead singer with the Hollies.

ROBERT BLACKWELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 May 1922
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Known for his work overseeing the early hits of Little Richard, as well as grooming Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke

ROBERT MOOG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 May 1934
 
Description: American pioneer of electronic music,
 
Summary: ELECTRONIC SYNTHESISER - It was created in 1963. His contribution to music gave it a new soundscape.

ROSEMARY CLOONEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 May 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was most popular singing traditional pop music in the 1940s and 1950s with songs like "Come On-a My House".

 
 
 
 

 
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