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AHMET ERTEGUN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 July 1923
 
Description: Chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
 
Summary: "One of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry, Ahmet Ertegun co-founded Atlantic Records in 1946 with partner Herb Abramson.

ALFRED JOHN ELLORY
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1920
 
Description: Flautist, UK
 
Summary: A member of the Philharmonia Orchestra playing flute which provided music for the EMI record label including backing for the original Ealing comedies.

ANDREW ELDRITCH
 
Date Born: Friday 15 May 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Andrew Eldritch is often called the "Godfather of Goth"

ANDY ELLISON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 July 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Lead singer of Radio Stars, a punk rock band, had only one UK Top 40 hit, "Nervous Wreck" in early 1978.

BARBARA EDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 August 1934
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Eden was born the daughter of Alice Mary. her stepfather was Harrison Connor Huffman.

BARBARA ELLIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 February 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member of The Fleetwoods' version of "Come Softly To Me" and "Mr Blue" which were major Australian hits in the fifties. NPA

BELINDA EMMETT
 
Date Born: Friday 12 April 1974
 
Description: Singer, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Emmett was born in Gosford to Michael and Laraine Emmett and grew up in Umina Beach, on the Central Coast of New South Wales. She had three siblings named Matthew, Shane and Lesley.

BEN E KING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: King only recorded ten songs with The Drifters, including a non-single called "Temptation" which was later redone by Johnny Moore.

BERNARD EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 31 October 1952
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Bernard Edwards is considered one of the most important bass players of the 20th century.

BILL EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 16 August 1929
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Evans was born to a mother of Rusyn ancestry and a father of Welsh descent. Young Bill Evans received his first musical training in his mother's church.

BILL EYDEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 May 1930
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Eyden joined Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames in September 1964 and remained until December 1965.

BILLY ECKSTINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 July 1914
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
 
Summary: Born in Pittsburgh but raised in Washington, D.C., Eckstine began singing at the age of seven and entered many amateur talent shows.

BLAKE EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 July 1922
 
Description: Film director, screen and scriptwriter, producer, actor, USA
 
Summary: Edwards was portrayed by John Lithgow in the film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.

BOBBY EDNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 October 1988
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Edner has also become proficient in singing, dancing, and even songwriting.

BOBBY ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Monday 8 December 1941
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Bobby Elliott joined The Hollies in 1963. He and Tony Hicks are the only original members playing with The Hollies today. Documented 2009.

BRIAN ENO
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 May 1948
 
Description: Producer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Brian Eno's professional music career began in London, as a member (1971–1973) of the glam/art rock band Roxy Music, playing the mixing desk, altering the band's sound with a VCS3 synthesizer, tape recorders, etc., and singing back-up.

BRIAN EPSTEIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1934
 
Description: Management
 
Summary: Epstein discovered The Beatles at The Cavern ending up changing their dress and cleaning up their act and completely taking control of the group and turned the band into a group that would never be surpassed by anyone.

BRIGETTE ENGERER
 
Date Born: Monday 27 October 1952
 
Description: Pianist. France
 
Summary: In 1980, her career took a decisive turn when Herbert von Karajan invited her to play with the Berlin Philharmonic.

BRITT EKLAND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 October 1942
 
Description: Actress, Sweden
 
Summary: Ekland published a beauty and fitness book in 1984, followed by a fitness video in 1992.

BUDDY EBSEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 April 1908
 
Description: Actor, Dancer, Singer
 
Summary: His father, Christian Rudolf Ebsen, Sr., was Danish and his mother, Frances, was Latvian. He was raised in Belleville until age 10, when his family moved to Palm Beach County,

CARMEN ELECTRA
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 April 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA
 
Summary: Electra started her professional career in 1990 as a dancer at Kings Island theme park in Mason, Ohio in the show "It’s Magic", one of more popular shows in the park's history.

CHAD EVERETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 June 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He appeared in numerous films and television series including Centennial, Hagen, Airplane II: The Sequel, Star Command, and Mulholland Drive.

CHRIS ECCLESHALL - GUITARS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 May 1948
 
Description: Manufactures classical guitars,and Guitarist,

CHRIS ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 May 1960
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Writer, USA
 
Summary: Elliott was born in New York City, the son of Lee and Bob Elliott, who was a well-known comedian as part of the very successful comedy team Bob and Ray.

CHRISTINE EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 25 May 1990
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 
Summary: An edited version of the hit "Take Me Home" video was used in a national commercial for Kids Help Phone for which she is an "artist ambassador".

CLIFF EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 14 June 1895
 
Description: Ukelele, Vocalist, Actor,USA
 
Summary: In 2002, Edwards' 1940 recording on Victor, Victor 26477, "When You Wish Upon a Star", was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

CLINT EASTWOOD
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 May 1930
 
Description: Film director, film actor, producer, USA
 
Summary: Eastwood was born California, the son of Margaret Ruth, a factory worker, and Clinton Eastwood, Sr., a steelworker and migratory worker. Eastwood has Scottish, English, Dutch and Irish ancestry.

COL EDMONDS
 
Date Born: Friday 14 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, AU
 
Summary: One of the well known country performers throughout Australia.

DALE EVANS
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 October 1912
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Evans had a productive career as a jazz, swing, and big band singer that led to a screen test and contract with 20th Century Fox studios. Born Lucille Wood Smith in Uvalde, Texas, her name was changed in infancy to Frances Octavia Smith.

DANNY ELFMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 29 May 1953
 
Description: Composer, Singer, Record producer, Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Elfman was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music.

DAVE EDMUNDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 April 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, UK
 
Summary: He was the musical director for a television special starring Carl Perkins, with assorted guests including George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and Rosanne Cash.

DAVE ELLEFSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 December 1964
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: After rejoining Megadeth in early 2010, Ellefson started using his old Jackson bass and Hartke amps again.

DAVID ESSEX
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Drummer, UK
 
Summary: His father was an East End dock worker and his mother was a self-taught pianist and the daughter of Irish Travellers.

DAVID HONEYBOY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

DENHOLM ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 May 1922
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: In the 1980s, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years, the only actor ever to have achieved this.

DENNIS EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dennis Edwards, born February 3, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama is an American soul and R&B singer.

DON EVERLY
 
Date Born: Monday 1 February 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist Ike Everly had an Iowa radio show in the 1940s. Singing appearances on their father's show gave the brothers their first exposure. The Everly Brothers recorded their own first single, "Keep A' Lovin' Me," in 1956.

DUANE EDDY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 April 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was mainly known for the new twangy guitar sound in the late fifties and early sixties.

DUKE ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 April 1899
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Ellington was to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents at 2129 Ward Place, NW in Washington, D.C. Daisy and J.E. were both piano players

DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 April 1899
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Edward Kennedy Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents.

EAN EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 16 September 1960
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He started in music at the age of five, playing trumpet and having an orchestral background until his teen years.

EARL CARROLL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
 
Summary: The Cadillacs, Inducted 2004 into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. With members - Earl Carroll, LaVerne Drake, and Robert Phillips were already singing together in the early '50s as the Carnations.

EARL GRANT
 
Date Born: Friday 20 January 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Keyboardist
 
Summary: A multi talents such as playing, drums, trumpet but most of all he was known for playing a Hammond organ and his rich voice.

EARL HINDMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 October 1942
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hindman's most famous and enduring pre-Home Improvement role was as Bob Reid in Ryan's Hope.

EARL HINES
 
Date Born: Monday 28 December 1903
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: For 11 years his was "The Band" in Al Capone's Grand Terrace Cafe

EARL HOOKER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 January 1930
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Hooker made his first recordings mainly 78 rpm and 45 rpm records in 1952

EARL KING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 February 1934
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: A singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music.

EARL KLUGH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1953
 
Description: Pianist,Jazz guitarist.
 
Summary: Modern Guitar Magazine in its February 1, 2006 edition stated "Earl Klugh is considered by many to be one of the finest acoustic guitar players today."

EARL PALMER
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 October 1924
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: In 2000, he became one of the first session musicians to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

EARL PHILLIPS
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 April 1920
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Sessions drummer for Chess Records and Vee - Jay Records

EARL SCRUGGS
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 January 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: Scruggs was born to Georgia Lula Ruppe and George Elam Scruggs. Scruggs joined Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys in late 1945 and his syncopated, three-finger picking style quickly became a sensation.

EARL THOMAS CONLEY
 
Date Born: Friday 17 October 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1983, he was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards for his song "Holdin' Her and Lovin' You". He has composed songs with Earl Scruggs and Randy Scruggs.

EARL VAN DYKE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1930
 
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Van Dyke played the Steinway grand piano, the Hammond B-3 organ, the Wurlitzer electric piano, the Fender Rhodes, and the celeste and harpsichord.

EARL WARREN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 July 1914
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He led bands in the Midwest during part of the 1930s before joining Basie in 1937.

EAROKIN
 
Date Born: Friday 31 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, musician and comedian, UK
 
Summary: He performs on TV in several countries, particularly in Brazil, Australia and Germany.

EARTHA KITT
 
Date Born: Monday 17 January 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

ED AMES
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 July 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ames was born in Malden, Massachusetts to Russian Jewish immigrants. He was one of nine children, five boys and four girls. Ames grew up in a poor household, but was educated in Classical and Opera music.

ED BLACKWELL
 
Date Born: Monday 10 October 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Blackwell took over from Billy Higgins in the Ornette Coleman Band.

ED BRUCE
 
Date Born: Friday 29 December 1939
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Country singer with a fairly short career as a rock singer singing under the name of Edwin Bruce he crossed over to country.

ED CASIDY
 
Date Born: Friday 4 May 1923
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: From the mid 1970s, Cassidy also worked as an actor, including live improvisation and appearances on the TV series General Hospital and in movies.

ED DEVEREAUX
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 August 1925
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack.

ED HARRIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned the reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.

ED KUEPPER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 April 1956
 
Description: Guitarist, Songwriter, Instrumentalist, Record producer, Australia
 
Summary: Kuepper was awarded ARIAs in 1993 and 1994 for Best Independent Australian Release (and nominated for similar awards in 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998). He was probably Australia's most prolific recording artist in the early nineties.

ED LEWIS
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1909
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Lewis played early in his career in Kansas City.

ED LINCOLN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 May 1932
 
Description: Pianist, Bassist, Keyboardist,
 
Summary: Ed Lincoln recorded under many different names during his career; at times he used a new name for each musical style or for each new record. He was originally listed as Eduardo Lincoln when taking part in larger ensembles, then became Ed Lincoln in 1958.

ED McMAHON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1923
 
Description: Comedian, game show host, announcer, and television personality
 
Summary: According to Entertainment Weekly, McMahon is considered one of the greatest "sidekicks".

ED NORTON
 
Date Born: Monday 18 August 1969
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Norton moved to New York City and began his acting career in Off-Broadway theater, breaking through with his 1993 involvement in Edward Albee's Fragments, at the Signature Theatre Company

ED ROBERTS
 
Date Born: Friday 24 April 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ed Roberts was a member of Ruby & The Romantics was an American early 1960s R'n'B group, frequently considered a one-hit wonder, which topped the charts once with 1963's "Our Day Will Come".

ED SHAUGHNESSY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 January 1929
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A swing music and bebop drummer best known for his long association with Doc Severinsen and The Tonight Show Band on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

ED SHEERAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1991
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, producer, musician, UK
 
Summary: In 2012, Sheeran began to rise to fame in the United States. He made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift's fourth album Red and wrote songs for the boyband One Direction.

ED SULLIVAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1901
 
Description: Television host, USA
 
Summary: In August 1956, Sullivan was injured in an automobile accident that occurred near his country home in Southbury, Connecticut. Sullivan had to take a medical leave from the show and missed the September 8 appearance of Elvis Presley.

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"

EDDI READER
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 August 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record producer, Scotland
 
Summary: She is the recipient of three Brit Awards and has topped both the album and singles charts.

EDDIE "GUITAR" BURNS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 February 1928
 
Description: Musician, guitarist, harmonicist, singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Burns was deemed second only in stature to John Lee Hooker.

EDDIE ALBERT
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 April 1906
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Albert was born in 1906 in Illinois. His year of birth sometimes shown as 1908, this is incorrect. While many Hollywood figures have often given years of birth later than their true ones. The motivation in this case was that Albert's parents were unmarried when Albert was born but had married by 1908.

EDDIE BERT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 May 1922
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Eddie was old school—like Jack Teagarden, Miff Mole, "Tricky Sam" Nanton and Benny Morten.

EDDIE BOND
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1933
 
Description: Singer and guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bond's contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

EDDIE BOYD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 November 1914
 
Description: Guitarist, keyboards, singer, USA
 
Summary: Boyd moved to the Beale Street district of Memphis, Tennessee in 1936.

EDDIE BRACKEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 February 1915
 
Description: Actor, Singer, Dancer USA
 
Summary: Eddie Bracken has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1651 Vine Street and a second star at 6751 Hollywood Blvd.PNA

EDDIE BRIGATI
 
Date Born: Monday 22 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: The (Young) Rascals were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.

EDDIE BYRNES
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 July 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Kookie's constant tending of his ducktail haircut led to many jokes and a hit song, - "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb".

EDDIE CALVERT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 March 1922
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, UK
 
Summary: He was the first British instrumentalist to achieve two number ones.

EDDIE CANO
 
Date Born: Monday 6 June 1927
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His family was rich musically, Cano's father a bass guitarist, his grandfather a member of the Mexico City Symphony. Cano studied bass with his grandfather and private teachers.

EDDIE CANTOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 January 1882
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: His eye rolling song and dance routines eventually led to his nickname, Banjo Eyes. In 1907, Cantor became a billed name in vaudeville.

EDDIE COCHRAN
 
Date Born: Monday 3 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was also a heavy influence on the nascent rockabilly guitar legend Brian Setzer from Stray Cats who plays a 6120 just like his hero, whom he portrayed in the film La Bamba.

EDDIE CONDON
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 November 1905
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born, Indiana. Attended Austin High School in Chicago.

EDDIE DEAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1907
 
Description: Singer, Actor, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Dean first worked with his elder brother Jimmy on WLS Radio's National Barn Dance in Chicago in the early 30s, before moving to Los Angeles in 1937.

EDDIE DUCHIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1909
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He first became a pharmacist before turning full-time to music and beginning his new career with Leo Reisman's orchestra at the Central Park Casino in New York.

EDDIE FISHER
 
Date Born: Friday 10 August 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Fisher has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for Recording, at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard, and one for TV, at 1724 Vine Street.

EDDIE HARRIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 October 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He wrote the theme for "The Bill Cosby Show". Album The Reason Why Im Talkin Shit, which consisted mainly of stand up comedy.

EDDIE HAYWOOD
 
Date Born: Monday 12 April 1915
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Pianist, composer and bandleader, born Atlanta, Georgia, died 1989 in Miami, Florida.

EDDIE HAZEL
 
Date Born: Monday 10 April 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Also sessions guitarist for Motown backing the likes of ’The Temptations’ etc.

EDDIE HENDERSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 October 1940
 
Description: Trumpeter
 
Summary: Henderson's mother was one of the dancers in the original Cotton Club. She had a twin sister, and they were called The Brown Twins. They would dance with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and the Nicholas Brothers

EDDIE HINTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Sessions guitarist for many top artists including Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Joe Tex etc.

EDDIE HODGES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
 
Summary: Eddie Hodges is a former child actor and recording artist who left show business as an adult.

EDDIE HOLLAND Jr.
 
Date Born: Monday 30 October 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: One third of the most brilliant songwriting team during the sixties with brother Brian and Lamont Dosier.

EDDIE JOBSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 April 1955
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Jobson began playing the piano at age 7 and violin at age 8. Later he attended Bede Hall Grammar School, leaving at age 16. At that point he joined the band Fat Grapple, playing locally in venues such as Redcar Jazz Club.

EDDIE KENDRICKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 December 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Original member of ’The Temptations’ one of the most enduring vocal groups.

EDDIE KIRKLAND
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 August 1923
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Kirkland fashioned his own style of playing open chords, and transformed the rough, porch style delta blues into the electric age by using his thumb, rather than a guitar pick.

EDDIE LOW
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: Eddie is a multi intrumentalist playing, guitar, violin, flute, trumpet, etc.

EDDIE MURPHY
 
Date Born: Monday 3 April 1961
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1982, Murphy made his big screen debut in the film 48 Hrs. with Nick Nolte.

EDDIE RABBITT
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rabbitt was born to Irish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in East Orange, New Jersey.

EDDIE SAUTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 December 1914
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He went on to arrange and compose for Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, and especially Benny Goodman.

EDDIE SNYDER
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 February 1919
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Snyder won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song in a Film in 1966. He studied piano at the Juilliard School before taking a job as a songwriter at the Brill Building.

EDDIE TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1923
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Taylor's son Eddie Taylor Jr. is a blues guitarist in Chicago, and his stepson Larry Taylor is a blues drummer and vocalist.

EDDIE VAN HALEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1955
 
Description: Guitarist,Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Edward Van Halen was born to Jan van Halen, a Dutch father, and Eugenia, a Javanese mother, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Van Halen family moved to Pasadena, California, United States, from the Netherlands in 1962.

EDDIE VEDDER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 December 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist. USA
 
Summary: Vedder began incorporating social commentary and political criticism into his lyrics and performances early in his career with Pearl Jam.

EDDIE VINSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 December 1917
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Singer and Saxophonist and member of Bill Broonzy’s band in the forties also Count Basie - Cootie Williams etc.

EDDIE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 June 1912
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American Bassist and member of "The Three Blazers" in the early forties.

EDDY ARNOLD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 May 1918
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Henderson, Tennessee, he made his first radio appearance in 1936. Nick named The Tennesse Plough Boy.

EDDY GRANT
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: When he was still a young boy, his parents emigrated to London, UK, where he settled. He lived in Kentish Town and went to school at the Acland Burghley Secondary Modern at Tufnell Park.

EDDY RAVEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 August 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His influences were of Cajan origin and rock and would write some good country songs along the way that include.

EDEN AHBEZ
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 April 1908
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Ahbez was discovered living under the Hollywood Sign and became the focus of a media frenzy when Cole's version of "Nature Boy" shot to #1 on the Billboard charts and remained there for eight consecutive weeks

EDEN KANE
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Like Cliff Richard and Engelbert Humperdinck, Eden Kane was born in India, but returned to Britain as a child.

EDGAR FROESE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Bass guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Froese enrolled at the Academy of the Arts in West Berlin to study painting and sculpture.

EDGAR WINTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 December 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboards, Saxophonist
 
Summary: Edgar was signed to his own Epic Records contract in 1970 and recorded two R&B flavored albums, Entrance and Edgar Winter's White Trash. In 1972 he formed The Edgar Winter Group which included Dan Hartman, Ronnie Montrose and Chuck Ruff.

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."[

EDIE BRICKELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 March 1966
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitaris, USA
 
Summary: Brickell married singer-songwriter Paul Simon on May 30, 1992. They live in New Canaan, Connecticut.Associated acts, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, The Heavy Circles, The Gaddabouts

EDITH BLISS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1959
 
Description: Singer, television presenter
 
Summary: Bliss appeared on Where Are They Now on the Seven Network, for a Wonder World reunion in 2006.

EDITH PIAF
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 December 1915
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: A French singer and cultural icon who became widely regarded as France's greatest popular singer.

EDMUND SYLVERS
 
Date Born: Friday 25 January 1957
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Sylvers provided the voice of Marlon on the 1971–1973 ABC-TV cartoon series The Jackson 5ive.

EDMUNDO ROS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 December 1910
 
Description: Vocalist and band leader, USA
 
Summary: A musician, vocalist, arranger and bandleader who made his career in Britain. He directed a highly popular Latin-American orchestra, had an extensive recording career

EDO CASTRO
 
Date Born: Friday 24 May 1957
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Edo was first exposed to and smitten by the sounds of Vince Giraldi, Hugh Masekela, Ahmad Jamal, Bill Evans, Ramsey Lewis and Paul Desmond.

EDUARDO FALU
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 July 1923
 
Description: Gutarist, composer. Argentina
 
Summary: Falú's last album as a perfomer, published in 2009, was a tribute to classical Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia

EDWARD BARNES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 December 1958
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA
 
Summary: In recent years, Barnes has begun working as a producer of theatrical and concert events in New York City.

EDWARD ELGAR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 June 1857
 
Description: Composer, Violinist, UK
 
Summary: Edward Elgar was born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, England to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer.

EDWARD EVERETT HORTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1886
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Horton started his stage career in 1906, singing and dancing and playing small parts in Vaudeville and in Broadway productions.

EDWARD G ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 December 1893
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to a Yiddish-speaking Jewish family in Bucharest, he emigrated with his family to New York City in 1903.

EDWARD KID ORY
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 December 1886
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: One of the greatest players of the Trombone of his day in early Jazz.

EDWARD PATTEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 August 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Gladys Knight & the Pips embarked on their final tour in 1988 and disbanded upon its conclusion.

EDWARD WOODWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 June 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Singer, UK
 
Summary: He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1978. At the 1987 Golden Globe Awards, he won Best Actor in a Dramatic TV Series for his role of Robert McCall in The Equalizer. At the Emmy Award from 1986 to 1990, he was nominated each year for The Equalizer.

EDWIN PEARCE CHRISTY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1815
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is more commonly known as E. P. Christy, and was the founder of the blackface minstrel group Christy's Minstrels.

EDWIN STARR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1957 Starr formed a doo-wop group The Future Tones and began his singing career.

EFREM ZIMBALIST Jr
 
Date Born: Friday 30 November 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Zimbalist was born the son of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. 1889-1985 and operatic soprano Alma Gluck 1884-1938.

EILEEN BARTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 November 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her first record, done for Capitol Records, was "Would You Believe Me?"

EILEEN BRENNAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 September 1932
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: 1982 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for "Private Benjamin"

EILEEN FARRELL
 
Date Born: Friday 13 February 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1942 she made her concert debut on CBS radio where she soon presented her own radio program.

ELAINE MOORE
 
Date Born: Monday 5 May 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: One of Adelaides first entertainers of early popular T.V. shows in Adeliade.

ELAINE PAIGE
 
Date Born: Friday 5 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress UK
 
Summary: In addition to being nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards, Paige has won many other awards for her theatre roles and has been called the First Lady of British Musical Theatre.

ELBERRY HOBBS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 August 1936
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The group were known as the new Drifters and Ben E. King.

ELEANOR PARKER
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Eleanor Jean Parker is an American actress. Her versatility led to her being dubbed Woman of a Thousand Faces.

ELEANOR POWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 November 1912
 
Description: Actress, dancer
 
Summary: She made her final public appearance in 1981 at a televised American Film Institute tribute to Fred Astaire, where she received a standing ovation.

ELEN LEVON
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 March 1994
 
Description: Actress, singer, dancer, performer, film producer, film director, Australia
 
Summary: Associated acts Madonna, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Elton John, Blondie, Elizabeth Taylor

ELI WALLACH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 December 1915
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 2005, Wallach released his autobiography The Good, the Bad and Me: In My Anecdotage. In this tome, Wallach talked about his most famous role as Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

ELIE KAZAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 September 1909
 
Description: Director, Films, Producer, USA
 
Summary: One of the many greats during the forties to the late seventies.Kazan directed one of the Studio's brightest young talents, Marlon Brando, in the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire.

ELINOR DONAHUE
 
Date Born: Monday 19 April 1937
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Tap dancing at the age of 16 months, pert and pretty Elinor Donahue has been entertaining audiences for six decades. Born Mary Eleanor Donahue in Tacoma, Washington in 1937, she appeared as a radio singer and vaudeville dancer while still a mere toddler, then was picked up by Universal Studios at the age of 5.

ELISABETH HASSELBECK
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 May 1977
 
Description: Television host

ELISABETH SLADEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 February 1948
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: An English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who and its spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures.

ELIZABETH CONNELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, SA
 
Summary: She was acclaimed for her performances of the great Strauss, Verdi and Wagner heroines.

ELIZABETH HURLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 June 1965
 
Description: Actress, Model, UK
 
Summary: Hurley was born as a middle child in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, the daughter of Angela and Reg Hurley. Her father was a major in the British Army, while her mother was a schoolteacher at Kempshott Infant School.

ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 April 1933
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In June 2005, a statue of Montgomery as Samantha Stephens was erected in Salem, Massachusetts.

ELIZABETH TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 February 1932
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Taylor was born in Hampstead, the second child of Francis Lenn Taylor and Sara Viola Warmbrodt who were Americans residing in England. P/E

ELKE SOMMER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1940
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She became one of the top movie actresses of the 1960s and made 99 movie and television appearances between 1959 and 2005

ELKIE BROOKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 February 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: After she met husband Pete Gage she joined the short-lived fusioneers Dada before forming Vinegar Joe with Gage and Robert Palmer. After three albums, they split up in 1974, and Brooks and Palmer both went solo.

ELLA FITZGERALD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 April 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in Newport News, Virginia, the child of a common law marriage between William and Temperance Fitzgerald. The pair separated soon after her birth and she and her mother moved to Yonkers, New York, with Joseph Da Silva. Fitzgerald's half-sister, Frances Da Silva, was born in 1923.P/E

ELLA MAE MORSE
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was hired by Jimmy Dorsey when she was 14 years old. Dorsey believed she was 19, and when he was informed by the school board that he was now responsible for her care, he fired her.

ELLE MACPHERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 March 1964
 
Description: Actress, Model, Fashion
 
Summary: Macpherson was born Eleanor Nancy Gow in Cronulla, New South Wales, the daughter of Peter Gow a former club president of Sydney rugby league club the Cronulla Sharks. She is the eldest of four children.

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.

ELLEN BURSTYN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 December 1932
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Ellen spent her early years as a model and actress, appearing regularly on the "The Jackie Gleason Show," "The Doctors," "Ben Casey", etc.

ELLEN DeGENERES
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1958
 
Description: Actress, Television Host, USA
 
Summary: Born to Elliot DeGeneres, a salesman, and Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer.She is of French, English, German and Irish descent.P/E. She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

ELLIE GREENWICH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 October 1940
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of Americas greatest popular song writers of her time.

ELLIOT DEL BORGO
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 October 1938
 
Description: American composer for winds and strings.
 
Summary: An award-winning member of ASCAP, former Professor of Music at the Crane School of Music, and composer of music for 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, much of Del Borgo's work is available from several leading publishers.

ELLIOT SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1969
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: At the age of nine, Smith began playing the piano, and at 10 began learning guitar on a small acoustic guitar.

ELLIOTT CARTER
 
Date Born: Friday 11 December 1908
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: His compositions are known and performed throughout the world; they include orchestral, chamber music, solo instrumental, and vocal works.

ELLIOTT GOULD
 
Date Born: Monday 29 August 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Gould was born the son of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. To his mother, Lucille, sold artificial flowers to beauty shops, and his father, Bernard Goldstein, worked in the garment business.

ELLITOT SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1969
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: After playing in the rock band Heatmiser for several years, Smith began his solo career in 1994, with releases on the independent record labels Cavity Search and Kill Rock Stars (KRS).

ELMER BERNSTEIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 April 1922
 
Description: Composer, Conductor Musical Direction, Films
 
Summary: His theme for The Magnificent Seven is also familiar to television viewers, as it was used in commercials for Marlboro cigarettes.

ELMORE JAMES
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1918
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was the illegitimate son of 15-year-old Leola Brooks, a field hand. His father was probably Joe Willie "Frost" James, who moved in with Leola, and so Elmore took this as his name.

ELSBEARRY HOBBS
 
Date Born: Monday 27 July 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Hobbs joined the vocal group "The Five Crowns", led by Ben E. King, in 1956.

ELTON BRITT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He gained his first success as a singing sensation with the Los Angeles-based "Beverly Hillbillies".

ELTON DEAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 October 1945
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Elton Dean was born in Nottingham in 1945. He started taking piano and violin lessons at a very early age, and bought his first saxophone when he reached 18.

ELTON JOHN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: John was born in Pinner, Middlesex in a council house of his maternal grandparents, with whom his newlywed parents (Sheila Eileen (Harris) and Stanley Dwight) were living.

ELVIN BISHOP
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 October 1942
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American blues and rock and roll musician and guitarist.

ELVIN JONES
 
Date Born: Friday 9 September 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He showed interest in drums at a young age, watching the circus bands march by his family's home.

ELVIS COSTELLO
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 August 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Gutarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Costello was born the son of Mary and Ross MacManus, a musician and bandleader.

ELVIS PRESLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 January 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1946, for his eleventh birthday, Presley received his first guitar.

ELVIS PRESLEY MOVIES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 January 1935
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Elvis Presley made 31 films as an actor.

ELVIS PRESLEY OFFICIAL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 January 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1973, Presley staged the first concert broadcast globally via satellite, Aloha from Hawaii, seen by approximately 1.5 billion viewers.

EMIL JANNINGS
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 August 1884
 
Description: Actor, Switzerland
 
Summary: He became a professional actor while still in his teens, making a name for himself as a member of the distinguished Max Reinhardt company in Berlin

EMILE FORD
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Recording engineer, UK
 
Summary: First non white to get to the top of the English Charts with "What do you want to make those eyes at me for" in 1959.

EMILIO ESTEVEZ
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 May 1962
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: The eldest child of actor Martin Sheen and artist Janet. His siblings are Ramón Luis Estévez,Charlie Sheen, and Renée Estévez. Unlike his brother, Emilio did not adopt his father's stage name. He attended Santa Monica High School with fellow Brat Packer Rob Lowe.

EMILY DESCHANEL
 
Date Born: Monday 11 October 1976
 
Description: Actor, Television producer, usa

EMILY REMLER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 September 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitar, USA
 
Summary: She began to listen to such legendary jazz greats as Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

EMILY ROBISON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 August 1972
 
Description: Songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist,

EMILY WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 September 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: On 19 December 2005 it was confirmed that Williams had been signed with Sony BMG.

EMINEM
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 October 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Oscar winner for Best Song 2003 for 8 MILE.

EMITT RHODES
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 February 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record Producer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Considered by many as "the one man Beatles," his solo recordings of the early 1970s show a clear Paul McCartney influence in both vocals and musicianship.

EMMA BUNTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Emma was called Baby Spice because she was the youngest of the group, wore her long blonde hair in pigtails, wore babydoll dresses.

EMMA DEAN
 
Date Born: Monday 14 November 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, Pianist, Australian
 
Summary: Dean is acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for her live performances and is backed onstage and in the studio by her band.

EMMA STONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 November 1988
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Stone played Amelia, the bass guitarist in a band featuring singer Teddy Geiger. Stone learned to play bass for the role.

EMMYLOU HARRIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 February 1947
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947, Birmingham, Alabama) is a country, folk, alternative rock, and alternative country musician.

EMORY GORDY JR
 
Date Born: Monday 25 December 1944
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He toured with Elvis Presley, 1973; joined Emmylou Harris and her Hot Band, 1974–77; played with The Cherry Bombs, 1977.

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 May 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: A well-known British-American pop singer who rose to international fame during the 1960s, He was born as one of ten children of the British Army officer Mervyn Dorsey and his wife Olive. Arnold George Dorsey's family migrated to Leicester, England when he was ten

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK (Pianist)
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1854
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Germany
 
Summary: In 1914 Humperdinck seems to have applied for the post of director of the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music in Sydney, but with the outbreak of World War I it became unthinkable for a German to hold this position.

ENOCH LIGHT
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 August 1907
 
Description: Band Leader, Classical Violinist, Conductor and recording engineer
 
Summary: His albums were very popular even though percussion orientated they sold very well during the early sixties.

ENRICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 May 1887
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Korngold wrote his first orchestral score, the Schauspiel Ouverture when he was 14. YOUTUBE: Music composed by Erich Wolfgang Korngold .

ENRICO CARUSO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 February 1873
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: Caruso was also the most popular singer in any genre of the first twenty years of the 20th century.

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 May 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Spain
 
Summary: Iglesias was born in Madrid, Spain, the third and final child of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina socialite and Hola! magazine journalist Isabel Preysler.

ENYA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 May 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Summary: Enya achieved a breakthrough in her career in 1988 with the album Watermark, which featured the hit song "Orinoco Flow" (sometimes incorrectly known as "Sail Away").

ENZO JANNACCI
 
Date Born: Monday 3 June 1935
 
Description: Italian singer-songwriter, actor and stand-up comedian. Italy
 
Summary: Italian singer-songwriter, actor and stand-up comedian. He is regarded as one of the most important artists in the post-war Italian music scene.

ENZO TOPPANO
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 February 1928
 
Description: Accordionist, Australia
 
Summary: He was born on February 14, 1928, in Broken Hill, the youngest of six children of Italian farmers Leonardo Toppano and his wife, Katerina (D'Appolonia).

ERIC ADAMS
 
Date Born: Monday 12 July 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: "They (Manowar) have one of the most likeable, charismatic frontmen in the genre".

ERIC ALLENDALE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 March 1936
 
Description: Trombone, West Indies
 
Summary: In 1967 he became a member of the English soul group, The Foundations.

ERIC ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Pittsburgh, Eric Andersen belonged in the early sixties together with Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan to the Greenwich Village folkscene in New York.

ERIC BOGLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: A Scottish-born Australian singer and songwriter. Born in Peebles, Scotland, and emigrating to Australia in 1969

ERIC BRAUNN
 
Date Born: Friday 11 August 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida sold over 20 million copies, went platinum and stayed on Billboard magazine's charts for over a year.

ERIC BURDON
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 April 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Eric Burdon, Vocalist for The Animals and War was the force behind the group, the Animals and other groups he formed.

ERIC CARMEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 August 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carmen had been obsessed with music since early childhood. At age two, he was entertaining his parents, Ruth and Elmer Carmen, with impressions of Tony Bennett and Johnnie Ray.

ERIC CLAPTON
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The son of 16 year old Patricia Molly Clapton and Edward Walter Fryer, a 24 year old soldier from Montréal, Canada.Clapton grew up with his grandmother, Rose, and her second husband Jack, believing they were his parents and that his mother was his older sister.

ERIC FAULKNER
 
Date Born: Friday 21 October 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Scottish
 
Summary: Faulkner performed at Guilfest 2006 with 3 Men & Black, featuring Pauline Black from The Selecter.

ERIC GRIFFITHS - ( The Quarrymen )
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 October 1940
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Eric played guitar for the Quarrymen from 1956 until 1958, playing with both John and Paul.

ERIC GROSS
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 September 1926
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: In 1998 Gross was made a Member of the Order of Australia and, on Australia Day 2006, he was declared to be the City of Canada Bay Cultural and Artistic Citizen of the Year.

ERIC HAYDOCK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 February 1942
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Eric Haydock born 3 February 1942, Burnley, Lancashire, was the original bass guitarist with The Hollies.

ERIC JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Monday 17 August 1953
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Guitar Player magazine calls Johnson "One of the most respected guitarists on the planet.

ERIC PEARCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1905
 
Description: Radio, Australia
 
Summary: Pearce started his career in England and worked for the BBC before moving to Australia. Youtube: GTV-9 News: Eric Pearce (1969)

ERIC STEWART
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 January 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He Appeared in the following films: Give My Regards to Broad Street (23-Oct-1984) To Sir, With Love (14-Jun-1967

ERIC SYKES
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 March 1923
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Sykes had begun to write for television as early as 1948, but from the early 1950s Sykes began to make an ultimately successful transition from radio to TV, writing a number of series episodes and one-off shows for the BBC.

ERIC WATSON - (Pianist)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1955
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2003 and 2005 he toured in Europa, Asia, and Australia with Christof Lauer.

ERIC WOOLFSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: The record producer for the Rolling Stones, Andrew Oldham, signed him up as a songwriter.

ERNEST BALL
 
Date Born: Monday 22 July 1878
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A 1944 musical Irish Eyes Are Smiling told the story of Ball's career and starred Dick Haymes and June Haver.

ERNEST BORGNINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 January 1917
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Borgnine was born in Hamden, Connecticut, the son of Anna and Charles B. Borgnino,who immigrated to the U.S. from Modena, Italy. Ernest Borgnine has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6324 Hollywood Blvd.

ERNEST GOLD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 July 1921
 
Description: Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: An American composer. Born in Vienna, Austria; Gold wrote nearly 100 film and television scores between 1945 and 1992.

ERNEST STEWART
 
Date Born: Monday 10 April 1950
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: A one time member of ’Rory and The Hurricanes’

ERNEST TUBB
 
Date Born: Monday 9 February 1914
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: His father was a sharecropper, so Tubb spent his youth working on farms throughout the state.

ERNESTINE ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was nominated four times for a Grammy Award. Ernestine Anderson has earned her title of jazz legend.

ERNIE ASHWORTH
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 December 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Singing and playing on Radio stations in his teens he composed songs and released many records in the country field.

ERNIE DINGO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 July 1956
 
Description: Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Dingo has hosted the television program The Great Outdoors since 1993.

ERNIE HARE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 March 1883
 
Description: Bandleader, Composer, and Radio musician, USA
 
Summary: A bass/baritone who recorded prolifically during the 1920s and 1930s, finding fame as a radio star on The Happiness Boys radio program. YOUTUBE: "The Boy From Dixie", who was most popular during the 1910s through early 1930s.

ERNIE KOVAKS
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to parents of Hungarian descent, Kovacs was influenced deeply by his Trenton Central High School drama teacher, Harold Van Kirk, and thus went to acting school after his 1937 graduation.

ERNIE SIGLEY
 
Date Born: Friday 2 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Television Personality and host.
 
Summary: Host of Adelaide Tonight on NWS-9 in the 1960s and early 1970s and The Ernie Sigley Show from 1974.

ERNIE WATTS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 October 1945
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Ernie also was also a featured soloist on many of Marvin Gaye's original albums on Motown during the 1970s.

ERNNESTEEN ALLEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 November 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She sang with Big John Greer, Wynonie Harris, and Lucky Millinder, and in 1951, Federal Records signed her to sing with Millinder's orchestra.

ERROL BUDDLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 April 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Flautist, Australia
 
Summary: Placed in "Down Beat" and "Metronome" magazine polls three years running. On tenor saxophone and other instruments.

ERROL FLYNN
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 June 1909
 
Description: Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Errol Flynn was born to Theodore Thomson Flynn, a lecturer 1909, and professor 1911 of biology at the University of Tasmania UTAS. His mother was born Lily Mary Young.

ERROL GRAY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian
 
Summary: Errol is a singer songwriter from Sawtell NSW with a long connection to Tamworth since 1980 with bands such as The Goodtime Band. and later with Sons of the Soil.

ERROLL GARNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1921
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Garner refused to read music, and never did.

ERSEL HICKEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1954, Hickey heard Elvis Presley's "I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine" and became a devoted fan of rock and roll.

ESTELLE BENNETT
 
Date Born: Monday 22 July 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Estelle Bennett was a member of the girl group The Ronettes, along with her sister Ronnie Spector.

ESTHER OFARIM
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Israeli
 
Summary: Esther Ofarim is an Israeli entertainer, formerly well-known for her partnership with her husband Abi Ofarim.

ESTHER WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1923
 
Description: Actress, Swimmer, USA
 
Summary: Williams born to Bula Myrtle Gilpin and Louis Stanton Williams.

ETHEL BARRYMORE
 
Date Born: Friday 15 August 1879
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Ethel Barrymore was born the second child of the actors Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew.

ETHEL MERMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 June 1909
 
Description: Vocalist Actress, USA
 
Summary: Merman was born to Edward Zimmermann, was an accountant, and her mother, Agnes, was a school teacher.

ETHEL WATERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 October 1896
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Ethel Waters was an Oscar nominated American blues vocalist and actress.

ETTA JAMES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Etta James is the winner of four Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame both in 1999 and 2008.

ETTA MOTEN BARNETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1901
 
Description: Actress, singer, U.S. cultural representative in Africa
 
Summary: On January 31, 1933, Moten became the first black star to perform at the White House.

EUBIE BLAKE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 February 1883
 
Description: Composer, lyricist, and pianist
 
Summary: He was a frequent guest of The Johnny Carson Show and Merv Griffin. Blake was featured by leading conductors such as Leonard Bernstein and Arthur Fiedler.

EUGENE CHADBOURNE
 
Date Born: Monday 4 January 1954
 
Description: Guitarist and banjoist.
 
Summary: Influenced early on by the experimental stylings of Captain Beefheart and the Mothers of Invention.

EUGENE ISTOMIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 November 1925
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He won a Grammy Award in 1970 with the trio, for their recordings of Beethoven.

EUGENE PITT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 November 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1959 he, together with Jerome Hanna, Richard Harris, Norman Johnson, and Billy Prophet, formed The Jive Five.

EVA GABOR
 
Date Born: Friday 11 February 1921
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Éva was the first in her family to emigrate to America. She moved with her first husband, Swedish physician Eric Drimmer. Her first movie role was a bit part in Forced Landing (1941)

EVA LONGORIA PARKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1975
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Longoria landed her first television role in 2000, guest-starring in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210.After completing college, Longoria entered a talent contest that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent.

EVA PERON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 May 1919
 
Description: The First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
 
Summary: Eva Perón has become a part of international popular culture, most famously as the subject of the musical Evita.

EVE
 
Date Born: Friday 10 November 1978
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The daughter of Julia Wilch, a publishing company supervisor, and Jerry Jeffers, a chemical plant supervisor.

EVE ARDEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 April 1907
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born to Lucille and Charles Peter Quedens. Her parents divorced when she was a child. Arden said that she was an insecure child, declaring later in life that she needed therapy.

EVE GRAHAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Scotland
 
Summary: Eve Graham is the voice on Coca – Cola’s famous ‘Hilltop’ commercial, the most successful TV advertising campaign of all time.

EVEL KNIEVEL
 
Date Born: Monday 17 October 1938
 
Description: Motor cycle stunt rider
 
Summary: Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was born in Butte, Montana, in 1938, the first of two children born to Robert E. and Ann Kehoe "Zippy" Knievel.

EVELYN DALL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 January 1918
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in The Bronx, New York City Dall began her career in short films and in supporting roles on Broadway.

EVELYN LEAR
 
Date Born: Friday 8 January 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: From 1957 until his retirement in 1996, McBeth taught at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

EVIE SANDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 February 1946
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: An American singer and Brooklyn-born singer, songwriter and guitarist, whose career began as a young teenager in the mid-1960s.

EWAN MacCOLL
 
Date Born: Monday 25 January 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born to Scottish parents, William and Betsy Miller in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire in England.

EYDIE GORME
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 August 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Gorme is the true professional that goes out and give's it her all.

FRANK ESLER-SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Classical music was his first love and he worked conducting the orchestras for live theater, concerts and recordings.

FRED E AHLERT
 
Date Born: Monday 19 September 1892
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Ahlert was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970

GENE EVANS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 July 1922
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Evans was born in Holbrook, Arizona, but reared in Colton, California. His acting career began while he was serving in World War II.

GEORGE VAN EPS
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 August 1913
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Often called "the Father of the Seven String Guitar") was an American swing and Mainstream jazz guitarist.

GIL EVANS
 
Date Born: Monday 13 May 1912
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His name was changed early on to Evans, the name of his stepfather. His family moved to Stockton, California, where he spent most of his youth. After 1946, he lived and worked primarily in New York City.

GLORIA ESTEFAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Estefan’s father, José Fajardo, was a personal bodyguard to former Cuban president Fulgencio Batista's wife in the 1950s.

GRAEME EDGE
 
Date Born: Monday 30 March 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Staffordshire, England) is best known as the drummer and a songwriter for the Moody Blues.

GREG ELMORE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Quicksilver Messenger Service songs include an elongated, multiply re-titled suite of Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love?".

GUS EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 August 1879
 
Description: Comoser of music, USA
 
Summary: Edwards worked as a song plugger at Koster and Bial's, at Tony Pastor's theatre, and at the Bowery Theatre.

HARRY EDISON
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1915
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: A member of "The Bassie band" with the nick name of "SWEETS" for his love of candy.

HERB ELLIS
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1921
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Ellis has recorded, toured or appeared on TV with some of the biggest names in jazz including Oscar Petterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, etc.

HOWARD E SCOTT
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He frequented the local blues clubs in South Los Angeles to study professionals such as Lowell Fulson, Johnny Guitar Watson, and T-Bone Walker.

HOWIE EPSTEIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 July 1955
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: While playing on a Del Shannon album that Tom Petty was producing (Drop Down And Get Me), Epstein impressed Tom with his ability. YOUTUBE: Tom Petty - vocals, guitar Mike Campbell - guitar Benmont Tench - keyboard, vocals Howie Epstein - bass, vocals Scott Thurston - guitar, vocals Steve Ferrone - drums

JACK ELAM
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 November 1918
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: American film actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films.

JAMES E MYERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 October 1919
 
Description: American songwriter, actor, producer, and raconteur.
 
Summary: Co-writer of "Rock Around the Clock" for which he used the pseudonym "Jimmy DeKnight". Myers co-wrote the song with Max C. Freedman, though doubt has been cast as to whether Myers actually participated in the writing of the song.

JAMES EARL JONES
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His first film role was as a young and trim B-52 crewman in Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb in 1964 which was more famous for the work of Peter Sellers and Slim Pickens.

JERRY EDMONTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 October 1946
 
Description: Drummer, Canada
 
Summary: Steppenwolf is a Canadian hard rock group that was prominent in the late 1960s. The group was formed in 1967 in Toronto by vocalist John Kay, guitarist Michael Monarch, bassist Rushton Moreve, keyboardist Goldy McJohn and drummer Jerry Edmonton after the dissolution of its predecessor, The Sparrows.

JILL EIKENBERRY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1947
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An Obie Award, been nominated five times for an Emmy Award and four Golden Globes, winning one, and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 2011.

JIM ED BROWN
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 April 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1956, The Browns were signed by RCA, an association which would last until the group disbanded in 1967.

JO EL SONNIER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: By age six, Sonnier had performed on the radio; at age eleven, he made his first recordings.

JOE E LEWIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 January 1902
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He appeared frequently on The Ed Sullivan Show, was the "Mystery Guest" three different times on What's My Line, and was interviewed on Person to Person in 1956.

JOE E LEWIS - GUITARIST
 
Date Born: Monday 4 January 1937
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: He was mainly known for being a guitarist and a harmony singer for country artist Conway Twitty and his bands.

JOE EGAN
 
Date Born: Friday 18 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, UK
 
Summary: In the 1960s Egan, together with former St Mirin's Academy school mate Gerry Rafferty, played in various smaller British bands.

JOE ELY
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 February 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In the late 1990s Ely was asked to write songs for the soundtrack of Robert Redford's movie The Horse Whisperer, which led to re-forming The Flatlanders.

JOE ENGLISH
 
Date Born: Monday 7 February 1949
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A native of Rochester, New York, Joe English was a member of Jam Factory.

JOE EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1916
 
Description: Alto saxophone
 
Summary: Born in Pensacola, Florida, he was active between 1939 and 1965(aged 97)

JOHN ENTWISTLE
 
Date Born: Monday 9 October 1944
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He joined THE DETOURS with Roger Daltrey and would later be joined by Townshend changing their name to THE WHO.

JOHN EVANS
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 March 1948
 
Description: Keyboards, UK
 
Summary: His mother was a piano teacher and John began piano lessons at home so, when at Blackpool Grammar school aged fifteen, he was noticed by Ian Anderson as a likely recruit for the beat group formed out of some of Ian's class mates.

JON ENGLISH
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 March 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor, Composer
 
Summary: He played Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar. In 1978, he starred as Jonathan Garrett in the television miniseries Against the Wind. From 1990-1993, he played the main role of Bobby Rivers in the TV sitcom All Together Now.

JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVEL
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1918
 
Description: Pianist, and composer, Mexican
 
Summary: His concerts also featured elaborate light shows years before effects like that became popular in live music. He performed in Las Vegas on several occasions, often as the opening act for Frank Sinatra.

KATRINA ELAM
 
Date Born: Monday 12 December 1983
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1998 she was named female vocalist of the year by the Oklahoma Country Music Association and the Oklahoma Opry.

KEITH EMERSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: As a child, he learned western classical music, from which he derived a lot of inspiration to create his own style, combining classical music, jazz, and rock themes.

KENNY EVERETT
 
Date Born: Monday 25 December 1944
 
Description: Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Everett is often cited as having coined the term 'Beeb' to refer to the BBC,[citation needed] although the corporation was occasionally referred to as the "Beeb Beeb Ceeb" in the seminal 1950s radio comedy series The Goon Show.

KURT EDELHAGEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1920
 
Description: Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: His Radio Orchestra played at the opening ceremony of the 1972 Munich Olympics.

KURT ELLING
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Elling graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota in 1989.

LINDA EDER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 February 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Linda Eder (born February 3, 1961) is an American singer and actress. Parents are Georg from Austria and Leila from Norway. Raised in Brainerd, Minnesota.

LINDA EVANS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 November 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: A Golden Globe-winning and Emmy nominated American actress known primarily for her roles on television.

LITTLE ESTHER PHILLIPS
 
Date Born: Monday 23 December 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1962, Kenny Rogers re-discovered her while singing at a Houston club and got her signed to his brother Lelan’s Lenox label.

LITTLE EVA
 
Date Born: Friday 29 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Known by the stage name of Little Eva after a character from Uncle Tom's Cabin, was an American singer. As a teenager, she worked as a maid and earned extra money as a babysitter for songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

MAL EVANS
 
Date Born: Monday 27 May 1935
 
Description: Manager, Personal assistant, Record producer
 
Summary: Evans appeared in three (out of five) Beatles' films. In Help!, Evans played a confused channel swimmer who pops up through an ice-hole in Austria, and on a beach in the Bahamas.

MAMA CASS ELLIOT
 
Date Born: Friday 19 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: She is best remembered for her vocals on the group's Billboard hits "California Dreamin'", "Monday Monday", and "Words of Love", and particularly for the solo "Dream a Little Dream of Me".

MARGRETA ELKINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 May 1907
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1958 she became a resident principal mezzo-soprano at the Royal Opera House, making her debut there as Amneris in Aida.

MARIA HAWKINS ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was also a jazz singer who worked most notably with Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

MARK EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1956
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Evans, originally a guitarist, was introduced to AC/DC at the Station Hotel, Melbourne, by his friend and the band's roadie, Steve McGrath.

MARK OLIVER EVERETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 April 1963
 
Description: Vocalist,Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Mark Oliver Everett is the son of physicist Hugh Everett III, originator of the many-worlds theory of quantum physics.

MATT ELLIS
 
Date Born: Friday 28 December 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Inspired by punk & rock bands of his high school era, Matt Ellis formed Sydney, heavy-rock band Sedgwick Pie.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
 
Date Born: Monday 29 May 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Etheridge wrote music for A&M and many of her songs were recorded by mainstream artists.

MERCER ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 March 1919
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:: Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Ambrose Jackson (t), Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors (tb), Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney (bars), Russell Procope (cl, as), Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby (ts), Norris Turney (as, cl, ts), Duke Ellington (p), Victor Gaskin (b), Rufus Jones (d). Copenhagen, November 2, 1969.

MEREDITH EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 March 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She is most notable for her debut country music album, Reach, which was released in 2001.

MIKE EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 31 May 1948
 
Description: Celloist, UK
 
Summary: His first professional gig was with ELO on their first ever gig in Croydon 16th April 1972.

MIKE ELLIOT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 August 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, West Indies
 
Summary: The Foundations were the first visibly multi-racial group to have a number 1 hit in the UK in the 1960s.

MISSY ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 July 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American rap singer and producer.

NATHAN EAST
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 December 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He has recorded, performed and co-written songs with performers such as Eric Clapton, Joe Satriani, etc.

NELSON EDDY
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 June 1901
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Eddy was "discovered" by Hollywood when he substituted at the last minute for the noted diva, Lotte Lehmann, at a sold-out concert in Los Angeles on February 28, 1933.

NESUHI ERTEGUN
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1917
 
Description: Record producer and executive, USA
 
Summary: Nesuhi Ertegun was inducted posthumously into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. He was posthumously awarded the Grammy Trustees Award for lifetime achievements in 1995.

NORA EPHRON
 
Date Born: Monday 19 May 1941
 
Description: American filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author
 
Summary: She is best known for her romantic comedies and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay): for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally... and Sleepless in Seattle.

PAUL EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was also a songwriter whose songs were performed by numerous performers, including Elvis Presley, Jimmy Dean and Pat Boone. His most successful songs were "Roses are Red (My Love)". Youtube: Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)

PETER EDDEY
 
Date Born: Monday 11 August 1947
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: He played on only their first two singles in the early sixties on the Festival label. YOUTUBE: In 1967,'That's Life'.This lineup of the Cherries featured Keith Barber on Drums, Les Gilbert on Organ, Peter Eddy on Bass, Danny Robinson vocal and the legendary Lobby Loyde on Guitar.

PHIL EMMANUEL
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 July 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: 2000 saw him performing to a worldwide audience of 4.5 billion at the Closing Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics with brother Tommy

PHIL EVERLY
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 January 1939
 
Description: Vocalist,Gutaist, compser, USA 1960
 
Summary: Younger brother to Don Everly of 'The Everly Brothers'.

RALPH ELLIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist. Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The Swinging Blue Jeans were originally founded by Ray Ennis and Les Braid. They performed on many popular TV shows in Great Britain, Scandinavia, and Europe.

RAY ELLIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 July 1923
 
Description: Record producer, arranger and conductor. USA
 
Summary: Ellis' work encompassed all areas of music, from records to film, commercials, and television.

RAY ENNIS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 May 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist
 
Summary: Liverpool's "The Swinging Blue Jeans" have been described as having stayed the most faithful to their original sound.

RICHARD EDWIN PARIS Jr
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 July 1963
 
Description: Guitariist, Mandolin, USA
 
Summary: His first love being music, he began to study it at a relatively young age and eventually in the 1990s.

RICHARD ELLIOT
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 January 1960
 
Description: Saxophonist
 
Summary: Elliot is known for his zebra-striped tenor saxophone.

RIK ELSTWIT
 
Date Born: Friday 6 July 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The band formed in 1968 in Union City, New Jersey,USA.

ROBERT ELLIS ORRALL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 May 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Associated acts, Love and Theft, Lindsay Lohan, Taylor Swift, be your own PET

ROY ELDRIDGE
 
Date Born: Monday 30 January 1911
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Eldridge was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and originally played drums, trumpet and tuba.

RUTH ETTING
 
Date Born: Monday 23 November 1896
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In Hollywood she made a long series of movie shorts between 1929 and 1936.

SAM ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 August 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: During 1970-71, Elliott starred as Doug Robert in the hit TV series Mission:

SAMANTHA EGGAR
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1939
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Eggar was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the 1965 film The Collector.

SARA EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 5 February 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Of English and Irish descent. She was raised on a farm, and was the eldest girl of seven children.

SHEENA EASTON
 
Date Born: Monday 27 April 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Scotland
 
Summary: Easton was the youngest of six children of a steel mill laborer, Alex Orr, and his wife Annie. Her siblings included brothers Robert and Alex and sisters Marilyn, Annessa and Morag. Her earliest known public performance as a singer was at the age of five, when in 1964.

SHEILA E
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 December 1959
 
Description: Drummer, Singer, Actress
 
Summary: Sheila Escovedo is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, with whom she frequently performs.

SONIA EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 February 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Evans has also acted during her career, having been an extra in Brookside and in the television comedy Bread as the girlfriend of the youngest Boswell child, Billy.

SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 April 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, UKsongwriter, model
 
Summary: Sophie Ellis-Bextor is best known for cheek-bones that most models would die for and a posh voice and attitude that made her infamous on DJ Spiller’s anthem Groovejet in 2000.

STEPHAN EBN
 
Date Born: Monday 13 February 1978
 
Description: Drummer, DE
 
Summary: A German drummer and music producer.

STEVE EARLE
 
Date Born: Monday 17 January 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was the eldest son of Jack Earle, an air traffic controller, and Barbara Earle.

TED EGAN
 
Date Born: Monday 31 October 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australian
 
Summary: Egan is the classic 'No Worries Mate' and gets on with his life as one should and also a genuine person.

TEDDY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 April 1924
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American jazz tenor saxophonist based on the West Coast of the US.

TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 March 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Bristol, the seat of Sullivan County in far northeastern Tennessee, to the former Maud Long and Clarence Thomas Ford.

THE EDGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 August 1961
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine named The Edge #24 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"

TOM EVANS
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 June 1947
 
Description: Singer, songwriter
 
Summary: In 1969, The Iveys changed their name to Badfinger and Paul McCartney of The Beatles gave the group a boost by offering them his song "Come and Get It" which he produced for the band.

TOM EWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 April 1909
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He claimed never to have seen any of his films, including The Seven Year Itch, and had only ever seen glimpses of himself onscreen when his wife was watching television.

TOMMY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The singer songwriter began his professional career in 1931.

TOMMY EMMANUEL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 May 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: An Australian guitarist, best known for his fingerpicking style and energetic performances.

TOMMY EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 September 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Evens sang in groups other than the Difters.

TRAVIS EDMONSON
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Forme duo - Bud and Travis along with Bud Dashiell, a friend of his brother.

TY ENGLAND
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 December 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1995, Ty released his own eponymous solo album on RCA Nashville to some success.

VERA ELLEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 February 1921
 
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: She was born to Martin Rohe and Alma Catherine Westmeier, both descended from German immigrants. She became one of the youngest Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.

VINCE EAGAR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1940
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Roy Taylor was one of many converts to the skiffling craze of 1956/57. He also sang at the famed 2 I's Coffee Bar in London's West End.

VIVIAN ELLIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 October 1904
 
Description: Composer of music, UK
 
Summary: He became well known in the London West End Theatres for providing the music and collaborating in the production of a large number of musical shows, spanning from 1925 to 1958.

YVONNE ELLIMAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 December 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She sang the role of Mary Magdalene in the original album of Jesus Christ Superstar and in the subsequent Broadway and film versions, and achieved her first hit single with the ballad "I Don't Know How to Love Him". The song was her first entry on the U.S. charts, peaking at #28 pop in 1971, although a cover version by Helen Reddy.

 
 
 
 

 
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