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Writer of words for songs

Babydaddy

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Hoffman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

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Glam rock group Scissor Sisters vocalist and instrumentalist.

Azealia Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Azealia Amanda Banks
Also Known As:
Miss Bank$
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album 212

Susan Blanchard

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jacobson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 22 years.
wife of
Richard Widmark, until his death.
Younger than Richard Widmark by 13 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Theatrical lyricist and producer and socialite.

Brandon Boyd

Real/Birth Name:
Brandon Charles Boyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Incubus. Book White Fluffy Clouds: Found Inspiration Moving Forward

Edie Brickell

Real/Birth Name:
Edie Arlisa Brickell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Paul Simon by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Born on the Fourth of July. Broadway musical play Bright Star

Lew Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Brownstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote words for songs Button Up Your Overcoat, The Best Things in Lfe are Free, Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries. Often teamed with Ray Henderson, Buddy De Sylva. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Felice Bryant

Real/Birth Name:
Matilda Genevieve Scaduto
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Boudleaux Bryant, until his earlier death.
Younger than Boudleaux Bryant by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote over 800 songs including Rocky Top, Wake Up Little Susie, All I Have to Do Is Dream, Bye Bye Love with husband Boudleaux Bryant - many for the Everly Brothers. Country Music Hall of Fame 1991. Music City Walk of Fame 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. NACMAI Hall of Fame 1999. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2006. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1985.

Geezer Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Terence Michael Joseph Butler
Nickname(s):
Terry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Black Sabbath Guitar Center RockWalk 1992 as a member of Black Sabbath.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Black Sabbath.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Black Sabbath.

Sammy Cahn

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Love and Marriage, High Hopes, Three Coins in the Fountain. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6540 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 2 February 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Canibus

Real/Birth Name:
Germaine Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reputation as a rhymer. Album As the Rap World Turns with LL Cool J

Jerry Cantrell

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grunge/metal band Alice in Chains as a guitarist and lead vocalist.

Irene Cara

Real/Birth Name:
Irene Cara Escalera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Fame, Flashdance, Sister Sister. Sang theme song for Fame. Wrote words for song Flashdance - What a Feeling. Bronx Walk of Fame 2011.

Jim Carroll

Real/Birth Name:
James Dennis Carroll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song People Who Died. Album Catholic Boy. Band The Jim Carroll Band, new wave/punk rock. Book which became a movie The Basketball Diaries documents his teenage years and drug addiction.

June Carroll

Real/Birth Name:
June Sillman
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Performed in Broadway revue New Faces of 1962 songs Love Is a Simple Thing, Penny Candy

Betty Comden

Real/Birth Name:
Basya Cohen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Incorrectly reported as Elizabeth Cohen birth name. Worked with composer
Adolph Green
. Winner of multiple Tony Awards, including musical play Hallelujah, Baby!. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1980. Theater Hall of Fame.

Andrea Corr

Real/Birth Name:
Andrea Jane Corr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Performs and sings with Irish pop group The Corrs. Album VH1 Presents: The Corrs, Live in Dublin. Movie Evita in a minor role.

Fanny Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Jane Crosby
Also Known As:
Frances van Alstyne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blind since shortly after birth. Writer of the words for many popular Christian Protestant hymns. Song Blessed Assurance (...Jesus is mine...Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine.) and songs I Am Thine, O Lord, Rescue the Perishing, Tell Me the Story of Jesus, Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour, To God Be the Glory. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1975.

Hal David

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lane David
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist with Burt Bacharach on songs Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head, I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Walk on By, What the World Needs Now Is Love, I Say a Little Prayer, Alfie, What's New Pussycat. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 October 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Buddy De Sylva

Real/Birth Name:
George Gard De Sylva
Also Known As:
B.G. "Buddy" De Sylva
B.G. De Sylva
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often teamed with Lew Brown, Ray Henderson. Co-founder of Capitol Records. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 4 June 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Blossom Dearie

Real/Birth Name:
Margrete Blossom Dearie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cabaret singer and pianist. Member of group Blue Flames

Doug E. Fresh

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas E. Davis
Nickname(s):
The Human Beatbox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Tapeheads, Ghostbusters II. Song La Di Da Di

Vernon Duke

Real/Birth Name:
Vladimir Dukelsky
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Scores for Broadway and London plays. US Coast Guard in World War II. Songs April in Paris, Taking a Chance on Love. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame.

Fred Ebb

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist of musicals with John Kander. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Ray Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Bernard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Duo Livingston & Evans. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Everlast

Real/Birth Name:
Erik Schrody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group House of Pain. Albums Shamrocks and Shenanigans, White Trash Beautiful. Song What It's Like. Movie Judgement Day. White rapper.

Eyedea

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Larsen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28, 24 days before his 29th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Duo Eyedea & Abilities. Died in sleep, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Fashion

Real/Birth Name:
Berntony Smalls
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Group The Beatnuts

Dani Filth

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Lloyd Davey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of heavy metal band Cradle of Filth

Silvia Fine

Real/Birth Name:
Silvia Fine
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Danny Kaye, until his earlier death.
Younger than Danny Kaye by less than 1 year.

Gloria Gaither

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Sickal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Bill Gaither by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show Homecoming. Member The Bill Gaither Trio. Southern gospel singer. Composer with her husband. Often the lyricist. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1997.

Ira Gershwin

Real/Birth Name:
Israel Gershowitz
Also Known As:
Israel Gershwin
Arthur Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than George Gershwin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Duo George & Ira Gershwin. Songs But Not for Me, Embraceable You, I Can't Get Started, I Got Rhythm, Nice Work if You Can Get It, They Can't Take That Away from Me, Someone to Watch Over Me, S Wonderful, Strike Up the Band. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1932. Congressional Gold Medal 1985. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: George & Ira Gershwin for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 June 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: George & Ira Gershwin for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 June 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kathie Lee Gifford

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Lee Epstein
Also Known As:
Kathie Lee Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Frank Gifford, until his death.
Younger than Frank Gifford by 23 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. Co-host. TV show Hee Haw Honeys. Co-host fourth hour of TV show Today. A clothing line. Albums Goodnight, Angel, Party Animals. Wrote and produced the play Under the Bridge. Sang songs on TV show Name That Tune. Composer of Broadway musical Scandalous. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2015.

Gilbert

Real/Birth Name:
William Schwenck Gilbert
Also Known As:
Sir Willam S. Gilbert
W. S. Gilbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted. Composer duo Gilbert and Sullivan fame. Musical (operetta) (movie) The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance

Gerry Goffin

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Goffin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Carole King by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Some Kind of Wonderful, Take Good Care of My Baby, The Loco-Motion, Hey Girl, Up on the Roof, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp), Just Once in My Life, Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To). Many songs written with Carole King. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Otto Harbach

Real/Birth Name:
Otto Hauerbach
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Songs Rose Marie, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame.

E.Y. Harburg

Real/Birth Name:
Isadore Hochburg
Also Known As:
Edgar Yip Harburg
E.Y. Harburg
Nickname(s):
Yip
Yipsel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 34 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Somewhere Over the Rainbow, used in movie The Wizard of Oz. Song Brother Can You Spare a Dime. Died in a car accident in Los Angeles. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Theater Hall of Fame.

Lorenz Hart

Real/Birth Name:
Lorenz Hart
Also Known As:
Larry Hart
Nickname(s):
Larry
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Worked with Richard Rodgers as composer. Movie/musical Pal Joey. Called "Larry" by all his friends. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame.

Moss Hart

Real/Birth Name:
Moss Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Kitty Carlisle, until he died.
Older than Kitty Carlisle by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play My Fair Lady. Movies A Star Is Born (1954), Winged Victory. Lyrics of song The Whiffenpoof Song. Theater Hall of Fame 1972.

Jerry Herman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Herman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical theatre. Tony Awards and nominations. Musicals Hello, Dolly!, La Cage aux Folles, Mame. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jules Irving

Real/Birth Name:
Jules Israel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of
Priscilla Pointer, until he died.
Younger than Priscilla Pointer by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV mini-series Loose Change

Anthony Kiedis

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Kiedis
Also Known As:
Tony Flow
Cole Dammett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 13 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals and foundng member of Red Hot Chili Peppers. Movie F.I.S.T. acting with name Cole Damett. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Larry LaPrise

Real/Birth Name:
Roland Lawrence LaPrise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held copyright for song The Hokey Pokey for a time. He and two others, his group The Ram Trio, wrote the lyrics. Authorship was disputed in court.

Jerry Leiber

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Leiber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the words to songs Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Young Blood, Searchin', Yakety Yak, On Broadway, There Goes My Baby, Charlie Brown, Along Came Jones, Poison Ivy. Duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 November 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 November 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Seth MacFarlane

Real/Birth Name:
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 7 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie A Million Ways to Die in the West. TV series Family Guy, American Dad!

Johnny Mercer

Real/Birth Name:
John Herndon Mercer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I'm an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande, You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive, On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe, One for My Baby (and One More for the Road), Lazybones, The Glow-Worm, Something?s Gotta Give, That Old Black Magic, In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening, Autumn Leaves, Moon River, Summer Wind. Co-founder of Capitol Records. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1980. Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1628 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bob Merrill

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Robert Merrill Levan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist for musical/movie Funny Girl. Songs Don't Rain on my Parade, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, People, Mambo Italiano. Broadway musical plays Funny Girl, Breakfast at Tiffanys. Suicide by gunshot. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Monty Norman

Real/Birth Name:
Monty Noserovitch
Also Known As:
Monte Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed song The James Bond Theme used in movie Dr. No and all sequels.

Ivor Novello

Real/Birth Name:
David Ivor Davies
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the song Keep the Home Fires Burning, popular in World War I days. Acted in Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Lodger. Wrote and starred in several London musicals.

Laura Nyro

Real/Birth Name:
Laura Nigro
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

She pronounced the name "NEER-oh". Song Wedding Bell Blues, Stoned Soul Picnic, And When I Die. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2001.

Per Ohlin

Real/Birth Name:
Per Yngve Ohlin
Also Known As:
Per "Dead" Ohlin
Nickname(s):
Dead
Pelle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals, black metal band Mayhem. Often cut himself at live performances. Suicide, slit his wrists and throat with a knife and then shot himself in the forehead with a shotgun. He left a brief suicide note apologizing for firing a gun indoors. The first sentence written on the note was: "Excuse the blood." A bandmate made necklaces with bits of his skull.

Neil Peart

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Ellwood Peart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced PEERT. Main Lyricist and the drummer. Member of band Rush. Songs Tom Sawyer, Limelight, The Spirit of Radio. Awarded Officer of the Order of Canada 1996. Canada's Walk of Fame 1999 as a member of Rush.
Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of Rush.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of Rush.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Rush for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 June 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Rush for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 June 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Molly Picon

Real/Birth Name:
Małka Opiekun
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Yiddish theatre star. Movie musical Fiddler on the Roof in role of Yentl. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1993. Theater Hall of Fame.

Doc Pomus

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Solon Felder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist for songs A Teenager in Love, Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment and more. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992.

Cole Porter

Real/Birth Name:
Cole Albert Porter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical movies Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate. Album Bing Crosby Sings Cole Porter Songs. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Louis Prima

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Prima
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Keely Smith by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Loo-ee Pree-ma." Song That Old Black Magic. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1615 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 July 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Prodigy

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Johnson
Also Known As:
P
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died from sickle-cell anemia. Group Mobb Deep. Three and a half year sentence for unlawful gun possession. Albums H.N.I.C., Return of the Mac

Tim Rice

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
Also Known As:
Sir Tim Rice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 22 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, Aida. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1999. Theater Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 20 October 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Minnie Riperton

Real/Birth Name:
Minnie Julia Riperton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Words to song Lovin' You. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013.

Billy Rose

Real/Birth Name:
William Samuel Rosenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Fanny Brice by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 11". Movies Devil's Advocate, A League of Their Own, The English Patient. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame. As a pioneer and contributor, International Swimming Hall of Fame 1995.

Adrian Ross

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Reed Ropes
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Rewrote words for musical Mirette

Jerry Ross

Real/Birth Name:
Jerold Rossberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Pajama Game, Damn Yankees. Songs Hey There, Hernando's Hideaway, Whatever Lola Wants, Steam Heat. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 2013.

Harry Ruby

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Rubenstein
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Often teamed with
Bert Kalmar
. Song Who's Sorry Now?. Wrote movie The Life of the Party (1937). Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Bon Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Belford Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With band AC/DC. Album Highway to Hell. Died 1980 - choked after a night of binge drinking. ARIA Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of AC/DC.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2000 as a member of AC/DC.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of AC/DC.

Shanell

Real/Birth Name:
Shanell Woodgette
Also Known As:
SNL
Shanell aka SNL
SnL
S&L
Gender:
Female
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Activist for breast cancer awareness.

Sunny Skylar

Real/Birth Name:
Selig Shaftel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Amor, You're Breaking My Heart. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010.

Everett Sloane

Real/Birth Name:
Everett H. Sloane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Boy Meets Girl, Room Service. Radio shows Mercury Theatre, The Shadow. Animated cartoon TV series The Dick Tracy Show in role of Dick Tracy. TV series Zorro. Movies Citizen Kane, The Desert Fox, Marjorie Morningstar. Committed suicide by barbiturate overdose, apparently because he feared he was going blind. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stephen Sondheim

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Joshua Sondheim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical plays A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods. Also wrote the lyrics to musicals West Side Story, Gypsy. Kennedy Center Honors 1993. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1975. Theater Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014.

Redd Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Ellis Stewart
Also Known As:
Henry Redd Stewart
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Wrote words to song Tennessee Waltz (composed by Pee Wee King, sung by Patti Page), made the Tennessee state song in 1965. Song Bonaparte's Retreat with King. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Richard Stilgoe

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Henry Simpson Stilgoe
Also Known As:
Sir Richard Stilgoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for musicals Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom of the Opera. Appointed OBE. Nominated for the Tony Award. Knighted in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Suga T

Real/Birth Name:
Tenina Stevens
Also Known As:
Suga-T
Gender:
Female

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Group The Click. Movie Obstacles

Linda Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Linda Diane Thompson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Caitlyn Jenner by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than David Foster by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Beauty pageant winner. Dated Elvis Presley. Lyricist for a number of songs with David Foster

Uffie

Real/Birth Name:
Anna-Catherine Hartley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American, based in Paris, France. Music styles are hip-hop, electro, and dance. Album Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans. Songs (singles) Pop the Glock, Ready to Uff

Pete Wentz

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ashlee Simpson by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Bassist, backup singer, Chicago are band Fall Out Boy. Album Fall Out Boy's Evening Out with Your Girlfriend. Book The Boy with the Thorn in His Side

Jed Whedon

Real/Birth Name:
Jed Whedon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Younger than Joss Whedon by 11 years.
son of
older brother of
Older than Zack Whedon by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Dollhouse, Spartacus: War of the Damned

Mason Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Mason Douglas Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour. Guitar and banjo. Oregon Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Meredith Willson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Reiniger Meredith Willson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played flute with John Sousa's band. Wrote song May the Good Lord Bless You and Keep You. Musical and movie The Music Man. Musical Unsinkable Molly Brown. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6411 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

P G Wodehouse

Real/Birth Name:
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Also Known As:
Sir P G Wodehouse
P. G. Wodehouse
Nickname(s):
Plum
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Wrote play (musical) Anything Goes. Books in the Jeeves series. Knighted.
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