British music stars born in 1940

Here are 35 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1940:

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam (November 22, 1940 Minneapolis-) a.k.a. Terence Vance Gilliam, Captain Chaos, Terry C. Gilliamberg, Marty Rigelli, Terry Terry Whicker Alan Gilliam, The Usual Lot, Terry Whicker Gilliam, Terry Spam Sausage Spam Egg Gilliam, Terry [Egg on Face] Gilliam, Montypython Flyingcircus, Monty Python or Terence Vance "Terry" Gilliam is a British animator, film director, screenwriter, film producer and actor. He has three children, Amy Gilliam, Harry Gilliam and Holly Gilliam.

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Stuart Sutcliffe

Stuart Sutcliffe (June 23, 1940 Edinburgh-April 10, 1962 Hamburg) also known as Sutcliffe, Stuart or Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe was a British artist, singer, bassist, poet, painter, musician, visual artist and music artist.

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John Hurt

John Hurt (January 22, 1940 Chesterfield-) also known as John Vincent Hurt, John Vincent Hurt, CBE or John Hurt CBE is a British actor and voice actor. He has two children, Nick Hurt and Sasha John Vincent Hurt.

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John Stevens

John Stevens (June 10, 1940 London-September 13, 1994 London Borough of Ealing) was a British drummer.

His albums: 4,4,4,, Four Four Four and Dynamics of the Impromptu. Genres: Jazz and Free jazz.

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Annie Nightingale

Annie Nightingale (April 1, 1940 Osterley-) a.k.a. Anne Avril Nightingale or Annie is a British radio personality, presenter, disc jockey and writer.

Her albums include Annie Nightingale Presents: Y4K.

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Eric Griffiths

Eric Griffiths (October 31, 1940 Denbigh-January 29, 2005 Edinburgh) was a British , .

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Pete Brown

Pete Brown (December 25, 1940 Ashtead-) otherwise known as Brown, Pete, Pete Brown & Phil Ryan or Brown & Phil Ryan, Pete is a British singer, lyricist and screenwriter.

His albums include Before Singing Lessons - 1969-1977 and Ardours of the Lost Rake.

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Roy Walker

Roy Walker (July 31, 1940 Belfast-) a.k.a. Robert "Roy" Walker or Robert Walker is a British presenter, comedian and actor. He has two children, Josie Walker and Mark Walker.

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Bobbie Clarke

Bobbie Clarke (June 13, 1940 England-) also known as Robert William Woodman is a British drummer.

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Dick Morrissey

Dick Morrissey (May 9, 1940 Horley-November 8, 2000 Kent) a.k.a. Morrissey, Dick was a British , .

His albums: It's Morrissey, Man!, Have You Heard, Storm Warning!, There and Back, Sonny Stitt / Live at Ronnie Scott's, Souliloquy, After Dark, Super Jam, Charly Antolini Meets Dick Morrissey and Right-On. Genres: Jazz, Hard bop, Jazz fusion and Soul jazz.

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Toni Arthur

Toni Arthur (December 27, 1940 United Kingdom-) is a British presenter and singer.

Her albums: Hearken to the Witches Rune and Morning Stands on Tiptoe.

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Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann (October 21, 1940 Johannesburg-) also known as Michael Sepse Lubowitz, The Manfred Mann Singers, Michael Lubowitz or Manfred Manne is a British keyboard player, film score composer and jazz pianist.

Discography: Plains Music, 2006 and The Complete Greatest Hits of Manfred Mann 1963-2003.

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Brian Priestley

Brian Priestley (July 10, 1940 Manchester-) is a British writer and jazz pianist.

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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John Lennon

John Lennon (October 9, 1940 Liverpool-December 8, 1980 New York City) also known as Lennon, John Winston Ono Lennon, John Ono Lennon, John Winston Lennon, J. Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, John, John Ono Lennon, MBE, John Winston Ono Lennon MBE or The Beatles was a British artist, musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, keyboard player, actor, record producer, film director, film producer, screenwriter, writer, film score composer, activist, composer, visual artist and music artist. He had two children, Julian Lennon and Sean Lennon.

His albums: Remember, Peace, Love & Truth, Lennon, Instant Karma, Greatest Hits, Best, Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon, Acoustic, Wonsaponatime and Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon. Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Soft rock, Blues rock, Pop rock, Art rock, Experimental rock and Experimental music.

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Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr (July 7, 1940 Liverpool-) a.k.a. Richard Starkey, Richard Starkey MBE, Richard Starkey M.B.E., Ritchie, Ringo or The Beatles is a British drummer, singer, musician, songwriter, actor, singer-songwriter, peace activist, composer, cinematographer, film director, lyricist and film producer. He has three children, Zak Starkey, Jason Starkey and Lee Starkey.

His albums: Choose Love, Goodnight Vienna, Liverpool 8, Photograph, Photograph: The Digital Greatest Hits, Vertical Man, Stop and Smell the Roses, Ringo Rama, I Wanna Be Santa Claus and VH1 Storytellers. Genres he performed include Rock music, Pop music, Psychedelic rock, World music, Country and Rock and roll.

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Davy Graham

Davy Graham (November 26, 1940 Hinckley-December 15, 2008) also known as Davey Graham, David Michael Gordon Graham, Graham, Davy or Graham, Davey was a British songwriter, musician and guitarist. He had two children, Kim Graham and Mercy Graham.

His albums: The Complete Guitarist, Midnight Man, Folk, Blues & Beyond, Fire in the Soul, All That Moody, Folk Blues and All Points in Between, After Hours: At Hull University, 4th February 1967, Large as Life and Twice as Natural, Goddington Boundary and Godington Boundry. Genres he performed: Folk music, World music, Blues, Jazz and Folk baroque.

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Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart (July 13, 1940 Mirfield-) a.k.a. Sir Patrick Stewart, Patrick Hewes Stewart, Sir Patrick Hewes Stewart or Sir Patrick Stewart, OBE is a British actor, voice actor, journalist, television director and film producer. His children are Daniel Stewart and Sophie Alexandra Stewart.

Discography: A Christmas Carol.

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Keith Rowe

Keith Rowe (March 16, 1940 Plymouth-) also known as Rowe, Keith is a British , .

His albums include A Dimension of Perfectly Ordinary Reality, Harsh, Guitar Solo, The Room, , Flypaper, Rabbit Run, Between, Live at the LU, Duos for Doris and Grain.

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Anthony Rolfe-Johnson

Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (November 5, 1940 Tackley-July 21, 2010 London) also known as Anthony Rolfe Johnson or Rolfe-Johnson, Anthony was a British singer.

His albums include The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 6: Schubert & the Nocturne I, The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 37: The Final Year, Solomon, , Songs by Gounod, Messiah, Peter Grimes, Messiah (Highlights), The English Song Series, Volume 3: On Wenlock Edge / Five Mystical Songs and The English Song Series, Volume 5: O Mistress Mine / To Daisies / Julia's Hair / Go, Lovely Rose.

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Tim Brooke-Taylor

Tim Brooke-Taylor (July 17, 1940 Buxton-) also known as Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor, Tim Brooke Taylor, Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE, Cambridge Circus, Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE or Brooke Taylor, Tim is a British writer, actor, comedian and screenwriter. He has two children, Ben Taylor and Edward Taylor.

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Clint Warwick

Clint Warwick (June 25, 1940 Aston-May 15, 2004 Birmingham) also known as Albert Eccles was a British bassist.

Genres he performed: Rock music.

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Adam Faith

Adam Faith (June 23, 1940 Acton, London-March 8, 2003 Stoke-on-Trent) also known as Terence Nelhams, Faith, Adam, Adam Faith and the Roulettes, The Worried Men, Terence "Terry" Nelhams-Wright, Terence Nelhams-Wright or Terry Nelhams was a British singer, musician, journalist and actor. His child is Katya Nelhams-Wright.

His albums: Best of Adam Faith, Top Rank, I Survive, A's B's and EP's, Adam's Hit Parade, The EP Collection, , Adam, Johnny Comes Marching Home / Made You and Poor Me. Genres: Pop music, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Charles Blackwell

Charles Blackwell (May 20, 1940 London-) is a British film score composer and record producer.

Genres he performed: Pop music.

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Brian Bennett

Brian Bennett (February 9, 1940 Palmers Green-) also known as Bennett, Brian, Brian Bennet, Brian Laurence Bennett, Brian Laurence Bennett OBE, Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Bran Bennett or Benett, Brian is a British musician, composer, drummer, film score composer, music director, pianist, music arranger and record producer. His child is Warren Bennett.

His albums: The Illustrated London Noise, Voyage (A Journey Into Discoid Funk) and Best Of The Bossa Novas. Genres he performed include Film score, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Trevor Nunn

Trevor Nunn (January 14, 1940 Ipswich-) otherwise known as Trevor Robert Nunn, Sir Trevor Nunn, Sir Trevor Robert Nunn or Sir Trevor Robert Nunn, CBE is a British film director, theatre director, television director and screenwriter. He has five children, Joshua Nunn, Laurie Nunn, Amy Nunn, Jesse Nunn and Ellie Nunn.

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Alan Blaikley

Alan Blaikley (March 23, 1940 London-) also known as Alan Blaikely or Howard Blaikley is a British songwriter, composer and film score composer.

Genres he performed: Theme music.

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Michael Sarne

Michael Sarne (August 6, 1940 Paddington-) also known as Sarne, Mike, Michael Scheuer, Michael Scheuer Sarne or Mike Sarne is a British singer, film director, actor, screenwriter and film producer. His children are called William Sarne, Emma Sarne, Abigail Sarne, Sarah Sarne and Claudia Sarne.

His albums include Just For Kicks and Come Outside.

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Penelope Keith

Penelope Keith (April 2, 1940 Sutton-) also known as Penelope Anne Constance Hatfield, Penelope Ann Constance H Keith, Penelope Keith CBE, Dame Penelope Anne Constance Keith or Dame Penelope Keith is a British actor.

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Lord Tim Hudson

Lord Tim Hudson (February 11, 1940 Prestbury-) a.k.a. Tim Hudson is a British voice actor.

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Mike Absalom

Mike Absalom (November 9, 1940 Torquay-) a.k.a. Absalom, Mike is a British , .

His albums include Mike Absalom, Hector and Other Pecadillos and Nature Songs - Forest Dreams. Genres: Folk music, Pop music and Celtic music.

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Gloria Paul

Gloria Paul (February 28, 1940 London-) is a British actor, singer and dancer. She has one child, Jason Piccioni.

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Steve O'Rourke

Steve O'Rourke (October 1, 1940 Willesden-October 30, 2003 Miami) also known as Stephen O'Rourke was a British film producer and talent manager. He had one child, Emma Kate O'Rourke.

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Roger Cook

Roger Cook (August 19, 1940 Fishponds-) also known as Roger Frederick Cook, Roger James Cooke or Cooke, Roger James is a British singer, songwriter, record producer and composer. He has one child, Katie Cook.

Discography: CCW. Genres: Pop music.

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Sandy Ford

Sandy Ford (April 4, 1940 Fountainbridge-) is a British guitarist and singer.

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Dave Rowberry

Dave Rowberry (July 4, 1940 Mapperley-June 6, 2003 London Borough of Hackney) a.k.a. David Eric Rowberry or Rowberry, Dave was a British songwriter, musician and pianist.

Genres he performed include Rock and roll, Jazz and Rhythm and blues.

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