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Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
Kurt Cobain
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Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 5, 1994

Gaining fame as a member of the rock band Nirvana, singer-songwriter and musician Kurt Cobain was often heralded as a spokesman of Generation X. He is considered to be one of the most influential musicians in the history of alternative rock. He enjoyed tremendous professional success, but his personal life was troubled. He died of suicide at just 27.

 2 
Jimi Hendrix
(One of the Most Influential Electric Guitarists & the Greatest Instrumentalist in the History of Rock Music)
Jimi Hendrix
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Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 18, 1970

One of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. As his career progressed, he became the first musician to use stereophonic phasing effects in recordings. Rolling Stone ranked him as the greatest guitarist and the sixth greatest artist of all time. He died under mysterious circumstances at the age of 27.

 3 
Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')
Chris Cornell
41
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 18, 2017

Singer, songwriter, and musician Chris Cornell rose to fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. One of the key figures of the 1990s grunge movement, he also had a successful solo career. Unfortunately, he suffered from depression and died of suicide at the peak of his career.

 4 
Duff McKagan
(Musician, Songwriter)
Duff McKagan
6
Birthdate: February 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Layne Staley
(Original Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Alice in Chains')
Layne Staley
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Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 5, 2002

Layne Staley was an American musician best known for his tenor voice and distinct vocal style. The original lead singer of the band Alice in Chains, Layne Staley is credited with the success of the rock band in the early-1990s. His untimely demise at age 34 has inspired several songs, such as Bleeding The Orchid, and a couple of biographies.

 6 
Kenny Loggins
(Singer-songwriter,)
Kenny Loggins
5
Birthdate: January 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 7 
Macklemore
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Albums ‘The Heist’ and ‘This Unruly Mess I've Made’)
Macklemore
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Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Rapper Macklemore shot to fame as part of the duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. They were the first duo in Billboard Hot 100 chart history to have their first two singles, Thrift Shop and Can't Hold Us, featured at the number one position. They won four Grammys in 2014.
 8 
Kenny G
(Smooth Jazz Saxophonist and One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Kenny G
4
Birthdate: June 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known as Kenny G, is a best-selling jazz saxophonist who has sold over 75 million records and even owns a line of saxophones. He is also a certified pilot and a skilled golfer who has participated in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am seven times.

 9 
Lil Mosey
(Rapper, Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘Northsbest’ and ‘Certified Hitmaker’)
Lil Mosey
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Birthdate: January 25, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Lil Mosey is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Known for his melodic flow of music, Mosey has released singles, such as Blueberry Faygo, which featured on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number eight. The song has been certified platinum in the US and Australia and 4× platinum in Canada.

 10 
Carol Kaye
(Musician)
Carol Kaye
3
Birthdate: March 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
 11 
Jerry Cantrell
(Known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist, and main songwriter of rock band Alice in Chains)
Jerry Cantrell
5
Birthdate: March 18, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Ginuwine
(Singer-songwriter)
Ginuwine
4
Birthdate: October 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Mark Lanegan
(Musician)
Mark Lanegan
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 22, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Michael Winslow
(Actor)
Michael Winslow
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Carrie Brownstein
(American Musician, Actress, Writer, Director and Comedian)
Carrie Brownstein
4
Birthdate: September 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Ryan Lewis
(Hip-hop Artist & DJ)
Ryan Lewis
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Alison Sudol
(Actress)
Alison Sudol
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Judy Collins
(Singer-songwriter)
Judy Collins
3
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Jennifer Warnes
(Singer)
Jennifer Warnes
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 20 
Gregg Rolie
(Co-Founder and Lead Singer of The Bands 'Santana' and 'Journey')
Gregg Rolie
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Birthdate: June 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini

Gregg Rolie is a singer and keyboardist. He gained international popularity as the frontman of the bands Santana and Journey. He was a co-founder of both as well. He currently performs with his Gregg Rolie Band and also collaborates with Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Rolie has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. 

 21 
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(Actor)
Brian Stokes Mitchell
4
Birthdate: October 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Phil Elverum
(Songwriter)
Phil Elverum
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
 23 
Jake Shears
(Singer)
Jake Shears
3
Birthdate: October 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 24 
Stone Gossard
(Musician)
Stone Gossard
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Nate Mendel
(Musician)
Nate Mendel
3
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Buzz Osborne
(Guitarist)
Buzz Osborne
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
 27 
Sean Kinney
(Musician)
Sean Kinney
3
Birthdate: May 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
 28 
Eldon Hoke
(Singer)
Eldon Hoke
2
Birthdate: March 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 19, 1997
 29 
Dylan Carlson
(Musician, best known as the guitarist and founder of the drone metal/post-rock group Earth, and the main contributor to his solo project Drcarlsonalbion)
Dylan Carlson
3
Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
 30 
Warrel Dane
(Singer)
Warrel Dane
2
Birthdate: March 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Kishi Bashi
(Musician)
Kishi Bashi
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Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Brandy Clark
(Singer)
Brandy Clark
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
 33 
Matty Mullins
(Musician)
Matty Mullins
2
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Dale Crover
(Musician)
Dale Crover
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Birthdate: October 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
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A.B. Quintanilla
(Record Producer)
A.B. Quintanilla
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Birthdate: December 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
A. B. Quintanilla is the brother of the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, who was murdered by her manager. He was part of the band Los Dinos, which included Selena, their other sister, and their father, and later Selena’s husband, too. He later went solo and released a few albums.
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Malay
(Producer for John Legend in the album Evolver (2008) and Frank Ocean in channel ORANGE (2012))
Malay
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Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Phil Driscoll
(Trumpeter)
Phil Driscoll
2
Birthdate: November 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 38 
Scott Rockenfield
(Musician)
Scott Rockenfield
2
Birthdate: June 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
 39 
William Bolcom
(Composer)
William Bolcom
1
Birthdate: May 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
 40 
Tim Urban
(American Singer)
Tim Urban
2
Birthdate: May 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Jenny Conlee
(Musician, Accordionist)
Jenny Conlee
2
Birthdate: December 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 42 
Chiwoniso Maraire
(Singer-songwriter)
Chiwoniso Maraire
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 24, 2013
 43 
Chris Taylor
(Record Producer, Guitarist)
Chris Taylor
1
Birthdate: August 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
 44 
Jason Webley
(Musician)
Jason Webley
1
Birthdate: June 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
 45 
Ricky Horror
(American Bassist and Rhythm Guitarist for the Metal Band ‘Motionless in White’)
Ricky Horror
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Birthdate: September 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
 46 
Tamara Gee
(Vocalist)
Tamara Gee
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Birthdate: October 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
 47 
Lanny Ross
(Singer)
Lanny Ross
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Birthdate: January 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 25, 1988
 48 
Trey Azagthoth
(Know as Best Death Metal Guitarist in the World)
Trey Azagthoth
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Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
 49 
Mark Morris
(Dancer)
Mark Morris
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
 50 
Wesley Stromberg
(American Pop Singer)
Wesley Stromberg
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Birthdate: December 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)