Virgo Musicians

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 1 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 2 Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer
Famous As: Film score composer
Birthdate: September 12, 1957
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

German film score composer and record producer Hans Zimmer has composed music for over 150 films so far. He developed a love for music as a child and started playing professionally when he was in his teens. He eventually ventured into films. He is the recipient of four Grammy Awards and three Classical BRIT Awards.

 3 Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: February 3, 1959

Musician and singer-songwriter Buddy Holly was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Born to a musical family, he learned to sing and play the guitar as a child. He began his career as a teenager and found much success within a short period. Sadly, he died in an aircraft crash when he was just 22 years old.

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 4 Hank Williams

Hank Williams
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 17, 1923
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1, 1953

Musician Hank Williams is widely considered one of the most influential and significant American singer-songwriters of the 20th century. Hank Williams influenced several singers, such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, and Charley Pride to name a few. Since his untimely death at the age of 29, many artists have released tribute albums honoring Hank Williams.  

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 5 Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1934
Birthplace: Westmount, Canada
Died: November 7, 2016

Leonard Cohen was one of the most popular Canadian celebrities of all time. After starting his career as a poet and novelist, Leonard went on to become a famous singer-songwriter, exploring themes like sexuality, religion, depression, and romantic relationships in his work. Leonard Cohen was one of the inspirations for Steven Clark and Matthew Bissonnette's 2002 film Looking for Leonard.

 6 B.B. King

B.B. King
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14, 2015
Known as “The King of the Blues,” legendary musician B. B. King introduced a signature style of soloing using string bending and vibrato. His song The Thrill is Gone won him a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. He was featured on Rolling Stone’s “100 greatest guitarists of all time” list.

 7 Van Morrison

Van Morrison
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

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 8 Keith Moon

Keith Moon
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: August 23, 1946
Birthplace: Wembley, England
Died: September 7, 1978

Keith Moon was an English drummer whose drug addiction and self-destructive behavior overshadowed his contribution to the rock band The Who. His drumming continues to attract appreciation from critics. Several other drummers like Dave Grohl and Neil Peart have cited Moon's drumming style as an influence. In 1982, he was inducted posthumously into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame.

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 9 Neil Peart

Neil Peart
Famous As: Best Known as the Drummer and Primary Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rush'
Birthdate: September 12, 1952
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: January 7, 2020

Neil Peart was a Canadian songwriter, author, and musician. Best known as the drummer of the popular rock band Rush, Peart was nicknamed The Professor for his technical proficiency. In 1983, Neil Peart became the youngest person ever to be inducted into the Modern Drummer publication's Readers Poll Hall of Fame.

 10 Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello
Birthdate: August 25, 1954
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, Elvis Costello is a British singer-songwriter. Often counted among British cultural icons, Costello is also known for his humanitarian efforts; a prominent member of the Jazz Foundation of America, Costello has played a crucial role in saving the lives of many elderly blues and jazz musicians in America.

 11 Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers
Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Film score composer
Birthdate: September 19, 1952
Birthplace: New York City

 12 Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Chrissie Hynde, founding member, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the rock band The Pretenders, previously performed with The Frenchies. A follower of Vaishnavism and the hippie counterculture, Hynde is also a staunch vegetarian, fights for animal rights, and once owned a vegan restaurant. She has also authored an autobiography.

 13 Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: November 24, 1991

Legendary singer, songwriter and lead vocalist of the British rock band, Queen, Frederick Bulsara adopted the name Freddie Mercury which aptly suits his on-stage vibrant and exuberant persona. A four-octave vocal range musician, Mercury owned every stage he set foot on as much with his vivid performance as with his superhuman voice modulation.  

 14 Avicii

Famous As: Musician, DJ
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 20, 2018

Avicii was a Swedish international DJ, remixer, musician and songwriter. He attained fame with his single, Levels, in 2011. His debut studio album, True, released in 2013 received positive reviews. His second studio album, Stories, was released in 2015. He suffered from mental health issues and died by suicide at age 28. His third album, Tim, was released posthumously in 2019.

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 15 Amy Jade Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: July 23, 2011
Soul and jazz singer Amy Winehouse is best remembered for her tracks Stronger Than Me and Rehab. She was the first British female to win five Grammys. Following her death due to alcohol poisoning at age 27, her album Back to Black became U.K.’s best-selling album of the 21st century.

 16 Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein
Famous As: Conductor, Composer
Birthdate: August 25, 1918
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 14, 1990

Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, music educator, conductor, pianist, author, and humanitarian. One of the most important cultural personalities of 20th century America, Bernstein influenced many generations of musicians. He is also credited with mentoring famous conductors like John Mauceri, Herbert Blomstedt, Alexander Frey, Marin Alsop, and Edo de Waart among many others.

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 17 Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson
Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Birthplace: London, England
Seven-time Grammy-winning music producer and DJ Mark Ronson shot to fame with Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black and single Rehab, and his own single Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. He won both the Grammy and the Golden Globe for co-writing Shallow. He supports disadvantaged children and budding artists.

 18 Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli
Famous As: Opera Singer Known for His Album 'Romanza', One of The Best-Selling Albums of All Time
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Birthplace: Lajatico, Italy

Widely regarded as an opera singer with the most beautiful voice, Andrea Bocelli is an Italian record producer and singer-songwriter. He serves as an inspiration to many as he went on to become one of the most popular Italian singers of all time, despite losing his vision at age 12. He has sold more than 90 million records worldwide.

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 19 Antonín Dvořák

Antonín Dvořák
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Birthplace: Nelahozeves, Prague, Czechia
Died: May 1, 1904

Antonín Dvořák was a Czech composer who achieved worldwide recognition for his works. His life and career inspired the 1980 historical biographical film Concert at the End of Summer, in which Dvořák was played by actor Josef Vinklář. Canadian children's author Ian Krykorka has based many of his works on some of Antonín Dvořák's operas.

 20 Nas

Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 14, 1973
Birthplace: Crown Heights, New York, United States

Widely considered one of the greatest rappers ever, Nas has seven platinum and multi-platinum albums under his belt in the US. In 2006, he was ranked fifth on MTV's The Greatest MCs of All Time list. In 2012, he was ranked second on the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time list published by The Source. He is also an entrepreneur.

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 21 Dolores O'Riordan

Dolores O'Riordan
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Birthplace: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland
Died: January 15, 2018

Dolores O'Riordan went from being a church singer to becoming the lead vocalist of the Irish alternative rock band The Cranberries and a rock icon of the 1990s. She stunned her fans with her death as a result of accidental drowning due to intoxication at age 46.

 22 Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1980
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Former actor, Macaulay Culkin, rose to prominence as a child star after he appeared in the film Home Alone. At the height of his fame, he was listed on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Kid-Stars. He quit acting as a teenager and returned to the entertainment world years later. Currently, he runs a podcast called Bunny Ears.

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 23 Joan Jett

Joan Jett
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Birthplace: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States

Joan Jett, also known as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, is the frontwoman of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, best known for their rendition of the Arrows song I Love Rock 'n Roll, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. Jett also released the hit Cherry Bomb with the Runaways

 24 Joe Perry

Joe Perry
Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 10, 1950
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States

 25 Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 25, 1949
Birthplace: Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel

Co-founder of the rock band Kiss, Gene Simmons is also known by his stage persona, The Demon.  With his band, he has over 25 gold-certified albums. A devoted philanthropist, he has donated to charities related to underprivileged children. He created an animated series and owns a magazine and a label.

 26 John Cage

John Cage
Famous As: Composer, Writer
Birthdate: September 5, 1912
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 12, 1992
John Cage was one of the most influential avant-garde composers of the post-World War II era. He pioneered many innovative techniques in music, such as the prepared piano and electroacoustic music. His composition 4′33″ involved musicians sitting silently, without playing any instrument, while the audience heard environmental sounds. 
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 27 Alan Walker

Alan Walker
Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 24, 1997
Birthplace: Northampton, England
English-Norwegian music producer and DJ Alan Walker, also popular as “DJ Walkzz,” shot to fame with tracks such as The Spectre and Faded. His TikTok account has earned him a huge fan base. He is also known for his trademark hoodie and mask, which he wears while performing.

 28 Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony
Famous As: Top-Selling 'Salsa' Artist of All Time
Birthdate: September 16, 1968
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Marc Anthony is a singer-songwriter, television producer, and actor. He is the top-selling salsa artist in history, for which he entered the Guinness Book of Records. Also a well-known philanthropist, Marc Anthony helped launch the Maestro Cares Foundation, which helps orphans and teenagers around the world.

 29 RM (Rap Monster)

RM (Rap Monster)
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Birthplace: Yeoui-dong, Seoul, South Korea

 30 David McCallum

David McCallum
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1933
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

David McCallum is a Scottish musician and actor who gained recognition for portraying Illya Kuryakin in the popular spy fiction TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. He gained international recognition for playing Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the action police procedural TV series NCIS. David McCallum has also contributed as a writer, publishing a novel titled Once a Crooked Man.

 31 Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Birthplace: Miramar, Florida, United States

American singer Jason Derulo is one of the best-selling and popular musicians of present times. His forte is pop, but his music also encompasses R&B and hip-hop. Whatcha Say, Don't Wanna Go Home, Talk Dirty, In My Head, Savage Love, The Other Side and Wiggle are some of his smash hit songs. He also acts in movies and television shows.

 32 LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 28, 1982
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Two-time Grammy-winning country singer LeAnn Rimes gained fame for her cover of the Bill Mack track Blue at 13. Apart from her multi-platinum debut album, Rimes is also known for the track How Do I Live, which was declared the most successful song of the 1990s by Billboard

 33 Roger Waters

Roger Waters
Famous As: Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Screenwriter, Singer, Pianist, Record producer
Birthdate: September 6, 1943
Birthplace: Surrey

Co-founder of the rock band, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters is celebrated singer, songwriter and composer. Beginning his career with rhythm guitar, he initially served solely as a bassist in Pink Floyd before emerging as their lyricist, co-lead vocalist, and conceptual leader. Later he left the group due to creative difference and embarked on his solo career, releasing numerous albums and singles

 34 Otis Redding

Otis Redding
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Birthplace: Dawson, Georgia, United States
Died: December 10, 1967
The King of Soul Otis Redding, who had performed with the Pinetoppers, among others, is remembered for his track (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay, released after his death in a plane crash. It became the first posthumous Billboard R&B- and Hot 100-topping record. He also won two posthumous Grammys

 35 Don Felder

Don Felder
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 21, 1947
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, USA

 36 Idris Elba

Idris Elba
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Birthplace: London, England

Idris Elba is a successful actor both on the small and the big screen and is mainly known for the television series The Wire and Luther and also for films, such as Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation. He has also acted in blockbuster films of Marvel Comics universe like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.

 37 2 Chainz

2 Chainz
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1977
Birthplace: College Park, Georgia, United States

2 Chainz is an American rapper, media personality, songwriter, and basketball player. One-half of the now-defunct hip hop duo Playaz Circle, 2 Chainz is credited with founding The Real University, his own independent record label. Also an entrepreneur, 2 Chainz owns Dabbing Sweaters, his own line of sweaters, and CEO Millionaires, a line of hoodies.

 38 Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: September 21, 1986
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States
Distingusihed as a modern-day dancing violinist, Lindsey Stirling began her musical journey in 2006 on America's Got Talent. With over 12 million YouTube subscribers, she presents choreographed violin performances, in live and music videos on her official channel. She has proved her prowess in a variety of music styles, rock to electronic dance music and classical to pop. 

 39 Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson
Famous As: Musician. songwriter and record producer
Birthdate: August 27, 1953
Birthplace: Fernie, Canada

Alex Lifeson is a Canadian songwriter, musician, and record producer. He co-founded the progressive rock band Rush and serves as its guitarist. He plays electric and acoustic guitars and can also play other string instruments, such as mandola, mandolin, and bouzouki. Besides music, he is a licensed aircraft pilot and an actor. He has appeared in some TV shows. 

 40 Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Birthplace: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
A bout of polio at age 4 left Itzhak Perlman’s legs paralyzed but could not deter his spirit. The Juilliard alumnus has won 16 Grammys and the coveted Leventritt Prize for his phenomenal compositions. He has also served as a conductor for Detroit Symphony and orchestras. 

 41 Niall Horan

Niall Horan
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter - One of The Best-Selling Boy Bands of All Time
Birthdate: September 13, 1993
Birthplace: Mullingar, Ireland
Niall Horan performed as part of the boyband One Direction, formed on The X Factor, till it went on a hiatus. He then launched his solo career with the album Flicker and hits such as This Town. He has marched for the BLM movement and has supported UNICEF's Soccer Aid.

 42 Fiona Apple

Fiona Apple
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 13, 1977
Birthplace: New York City, United States

 43 Al Jardine

Al Jardine
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Record producer
Birthdate: September 3, 1942
Birthplace: Lima

 44 Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Grammy-winning singer-actor Harry Connick Jr. was born to a lawyer mother and an attorney father, who also owned a record store. He mastered the piano as a child and formed his first jazz band at 10. He later soared to fame with the multi-platinum soundtrack of When Harry Met Sally...

 45 Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1991
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Lauren Daigle is an American singer and songwriter who predominantly works with contemporary Christian music. Thanks to the success of her albums, such as How Can It Be and Look Up Child, Lauren Daigle is credited with popularizing contemporary Christian music among youngsters and children.

 46 Peter Stormare

Peter Stormare
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1953
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden
Actor, musician, and theater director Peter Stormare is best known as John Abruzzi from Prison Break. He has also appeared in films such as Minority Report, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Fargo. He is also a skilled voice actor who has appeared in video games such as Destiny.

 47 Faith Hill

Faith Hill
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1967
Birthplace: Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States
Country music legend Faith Hill is best known for her hits This Kiss and Breathe. Her track There You'll Be was part of the Pearl Harbor soundtrack. She has won five Grammys and 15 ACM Awards and has appeared in movies such as Dixieland and The Stepford Wives.

 48 Evan Ross

Evan Ross
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1988
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Evan Ross, son of singer Diana Ross and mountaineer Arne Næss Jr, gained prominence with his roles in ATL and The Hunger Games films. He is also an R&B singer. Fans loved him as Charlie Selby in 90210, Angel Rivera in Star, and Dre in 96 Minutes.

 49 Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Birthplace: Monticello, Georgia, United States

Trisha Yearwood is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, author, and celebrity chef. She is credited with releasing several chart-busting albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Also known for her philanthropic activities Trisha Yearwood has been supporting Habitat for Humanity, a charity home building group, for many years now.

 50 David Mustaine

David Mustaine
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: September 13, 1961
Birthplace: La Mesa
Dave Mustaine performed as the lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Metallica and later left the band due to substance abuse issues. He then co-founded Megadeth and performed as its lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He also launched a metal festival named Gigantour. He is also a cancer survivor.