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Number of Records Matching Query: 19
Alec Guinness
Date Born: Thursday 2 April 1914
Description: Actor, UK
Summary: Born in 1914 in London as Alec Guinness de Cuffe. Under the column for name where the first names only are usually stated, his birth certificate says "Alec Guinness".

Billy Dean
Date Born: Thursday 2 April 1942
Description: Singer-songwriter, actor, USA
Summary: Singer and songwriter and the nephew of the late legendary Jimmy Dean.

Booker Little
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1938
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Summary: He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He studied at the Chicago Conservatory from 1956 to 1958 and it was during this time that he worked with leading local musicians such as Johnny Griffin.

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,

Chico Slimani
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1971
Description: Violinist, Welsh
Summary: Chico is involved with a production company called Unity Films, and his daughter appeared in one of their short films, Left Holding Baby, for which Chico composed the music.

David Macrae
Date Born: Tuesday 2 April 1940
Description: Keyboards, NZ
Summary: MacRae studied at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music and then worked in Australia in the 1960s as an arranger for Festival Records.

David Mason - Trumpet
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1926
Description: Trumpeter, UK
Summary: On 17 January 1967 at Abbey Road Studios Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo which is a prominent part of The Beatles' song Penny Lane.

Dimitris Mitropanos
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1948
Description: Vocalist, Greek
Summary: In 1967, Mitropanos recorded his first album with the song "Thessaloniki." This followed the recording of "Chameni Paschalia", a song that was censored by the Greek military junta and thus never released.

Gregory Abbott
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1954
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Abbott's parents came from Venezuela and Antigua.

Jack Webb
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1920
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Webb grew up poor in the Bunker Hill slum section of Los Angeles to a Jewish father and a Roman Catholic mother; he was reared Roman Catholic.

Kenny Moore
Date Born: Wednesday 2 April 1952
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Summary: Kenny was born in Sumter (South Carolina) in 1951, at the early age of 4 he starts playing piano. His firs music school was listening to his mother and aunt playing the piano.

Kurt Winter
Date Born: Tuesday 2 April 1946
Description: Guitarist, Canadian
Summary: He co-wrote several songs with group leader Burton Cummings, including Winter's personal favorite, Runnin' Back To Saskatoon.

Larry Coryell
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1943
Description: Guitarist, USA
Summary: He was born in Texas. After graduating from Richland High School in eastern Washington, he moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington. In 1965, Coryell moved to New York City where he became part of Chico Hamilton's quintet, replacing Gabor Szabo.

Leon Russell
Date Born: Thursday 2 April 1942
Description: Keyboardist, Vocalist, USA
Summary: Russell was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Monday, March 14, 2011, at a black-tie dinner at The Waldorf-Astoria hotel in Manhattan.

Linda Hunt
Date Born: Monday 2 April 1945
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: The daughter of Elsie (née Doying), a piano teacher who taught at the Westport School of Music and accompanied the Saugatuck Congregational Church choir, and Raymond Davy Hunt, the long-time vice president of Harper Fuel Oil in Long Island.

Marvin Gaye
Date Born: Sunday 2 April 1939
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, composer, USA
Summary: He was the first son and second eldest of four children to minister Rev. Marvin Pentz Gay, Sr. and schoolteacher/domestic maid Alberta Cooper. Sisters Jeanne and Zeola, younger brother Frankie and Marvin lived in the segregated section of Washington, D.C.'s Deanwood neighborhood in the northeastern section of the city.

Paul Gambaccini
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1949
Description: Broadcaster on BBC Radio 1 in 1973
Summary: "The Great Gambo" as he was later known, started broadcasting on BBC Radio 1 in 1973 as a music reporter.

Ron Palillo
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1949
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Ronald Gabriel "Ron" Paolillo was an American television and film actor and teacher. He was best known as Arnold Horshack on the ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter

Warner Mack
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1938
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Warner is one of the few musicians actually born in Nashville. His parents were both Tennessee natives, and his father was a minister.

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