British music stars born in 1944

Here are 50 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1944:

Michael Nyman

Michael Nyman (March 23, 1944 Stratford, London-) also known as Micheal Nyman, Michael Nymans, Nyman, Michael Nymann, Michel Nyman, Michael Laurence Nyman, Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE or Mychael Nyman is a British pianist, musicologist, librettist, film score composer, composer, film producer, film director and actor. He has two children, Molly Nyman and Martha Nyman.

His albums include Drowning by Numbers, And Do They Do / Zoo Caprices, A Zed and Two Noughts, The Piano, Bienvenue à Gattaca, Carrington, Enemy Zero, Michael Nyman Live, Noises, Sounds, & Sweet Airs and Prospero's Books. Genres he performed: Ballet, Minimal music, Opera, 20th-century classical music and Film score.

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Neil Innes

Neil Innes (December 9, 1944 Danbury-) also known as Ron Nasty, Neil James Innes, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, The Bonzo Dog Band, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Niel Innes or The Seventh Python is a British musician, presenter, actor, film score composer, screenwriter, singer-songwriter and comedian. His children are called Miles Innes, Luke Innes and Barney Innes.

His discography includes: Taking Off, The Innes Book of Records, Re-Cycled Vinyl Blues, Recollections 1, Recollections 2, Taking Off / Book of Records, Works in Progress, Erik the Viking, Recollections 3 and How Sweet to Be an Idiot. Genres he performed include Comedy rock, Satire and Parody music.

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Mike McGear

Mike McGear (January 7, 1944 Liverpool-) also known as Peter Michael McCartney, Mike McGear, McGear, Mike, Michael McCartney or Mike McCartney is a British singer, musician, photographer and actor.

His albums: Woman, McGear and McGough & McGear. Genres he performed include Pop rock and Rock music.

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Nick Mason

Nick Mason (January 27, 1944 Edgbaston-) also known as Nicky Mason, MASON Nick, Mason, Nick or Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is a British author, musician, record producer, drummer and composer. He has four children, Holly Mason, Guy Mason, Cary Mason and Chloe Mason.

His most important albums: Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports, Profiles and Into the Red. Genres he performed: Instrumental rock, Psychedelic rock, Progressive rock, Hard rock and Experimental rock.

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Jonathan King

Jonathan King (December 6, 1944 London-) a.k.a. Johnathan King, Shag, NEMO, Father Abraphart and The Smurps, Father Abraphart & The Smurps, St. Cecilia, Saint Cecilia, 100 Tons and a Feather, Fat Jakk and His Pack of Pets, Fatt Jakk and His Pack of Pets, 53rd & 3rd, Bubblerock, Kenneth George King, Jakk, Fat and His Pack of Pets, Abraphart, Father and Smurps, The or Sakkarin is a British singer, record producer, author, songwriter and impresario.

His albums: Pandora's Box, King of Hits, Everyone's Gone to the Moon / Summer's Coming, Bubble Rock Is Here to Stay, The Many Faces of Jonathan King and Shag.

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Karl Jenkins

Karl Jenkins (February 17, 1944 Penclawdd-) also known as Karl William Pamp Jenkins is a British oboist and composer. He has one child, Jody Jenkins.

His albums include Diamond Music, Imagined Oceans, Requiem, Stabat Mater, River Queen, Stella Natalis, Gloria / Te Deum (London Symphony Orchestra and National Youth Choir of Great Britain feat. soprano: Hayley Westenra), The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Adiemus IV: The Eternal Knot and Quirk - The Concertos. Genres: Rock music, Classical music and Jazz.

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Rick Davies

Rick Davies (July 22, 1944 Swindon-) otherwise known as Davies, Rick is a British keyboard player, musician and songwriter.

Genres related to him: Art rock, Progressive rock and Pop rock.

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Felicity Palmer

Felicity Palmer (April 6, 1944 Cheltenham-) a.k.a. Palmer, Felicity, Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, DBE, Felicity Joan Palmer or Dame Felicity Palmer is a British singer, teacher and actor.

Discography: Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius / Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens / Parry: I Was Glad, Dido & Aeneas and La Cenerentola.

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Chris Wood

Chris Wood (June 24, 1944 Birmingham-July 12, 1983 Birmingham) otherwise known as Wood, Chris or Christopher Gordon Blandford 'Chris' Wood was a British musician.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Progressive rock and Jazz fusion.

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Peter Asher

Peter Asher (June 22, 1944 Harlesden-) a.k.a. Asher, Peter is a British guitarist, actor, musician, record producer and film producer. He has one child, Victoria Asher.

Genres: Pop music and Traditional pop music.

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Paul Drayton

Paul Drayton (December 28, 1944-) is a British , .

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Barbara Thompson

Barbara Thompson (July 27, 1944 Oxford-) also known as Thompson, Barbara is a British , .

Her albums include Songs From the Center of the Earth, Shifting Sands and Heavenly Bodies.

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Carol Grimes

Carol Grimes (April 7, 1944 Lewisham-) also known as Grimes, Carol is a British singer.

Discography: Why Don't They Dance? and Fools Meeting.

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Jim Armstrong

Jim Armstrong (July 24, 1944 Belfast-) is a British , .

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John Entwistle

John Entwistle (October 9, 1944 Chiswick-June 27, 2002 Paradise) a.k.a. John Entwhistle, John Alec Entwistle, Entwistle, John, The Who, Mr. Thunderfinger, The Ox, Thunderfingers, The Quiet One, Big Johnny, Twinkle or Big Johnny Twinkle was a British singer, musician, songwriter, bassist, record producer, film score composer, film producer and music producer. He had one child, Christopher Entwistle.

His discography includes: Whistle Rymes, King Biscuit Flower Hour: John Entwistle, Left for Live, Thunderfingers: The Best of John Entwistle, Too Late the Hero, Smash Your Head Against the Wall, Mad Dog, The Rock, Music from Van-Pires and So Who's the Bass Player? The Ox Anthology. Genres: Rock music, Hard rock, Pop rock, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Art rock and Power pop.

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Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey (March 1, 1944 Hammersmith-) a.k.a. Rodger Daltry, Roger Harry Daltrey, Daltrey, Roger or The Who is a British musician, film producer, actor, singer-songwriter, singer and writer. His children are called Rosie Lea Daltrey, Mathias Daltrey, Willow Amber Daltrey, Jamie Daltrey and Simon Daltrey.

His albums include McVicar, Martyrs and Madmen: The Best of Roger Daltrey, Daltrey, Anthology, Can't Wait to See the Movie, Giving It All Away, Best Bits, Ride a Rock Horse, Moonlighting: The Anthology and Under a Raging Moon. Genres he performed: Rock music, Art rock, Hard rock, Pop rock and Power pop.

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Albert Hammond

Albert Hammond (May 18, 1944 London-) also known as Hammond, Albert or Albert Louis Hammond is a British singer, musician, record producer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, composer and guitarist. He has one child, Albert Hammond, Jr..

His albums include The Free Electric Band, The Very Best of Albert Hammond, Best of Me, Greatest Hits, Golden Classics, It Never Rains in Southern California, Revolution of the Heart, Albert Hammond, and The Collection. Genres: Popular music, Soft rock, Pop music and Pop rock.

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John Surman

John Surman (August 30, 1944 Tavistock, Devon-) also known as John Douglas Surman is a British composer, musician and film score composer.

His albums include Way Back When, John Surman, Westering Home, Withholding Pattern, Private City, The Amazing Adventures Of Simon Simon, Where Fortune Smiles, Such Winters of Memory, Upon Reflection and Stranger than Fiction. Genres he performed: Modal jazz, Free jazz and Avant-garde jazz.

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Alan Parker

Alan Parker (August 26, 1944 Matlock-) also known as Alan Frederick Parker is a British composer, guitarist and film score composer.

Related albums: Jaws 3-D, Rhodes and Up on the Roof. Genres he performed include Film score.

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Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell (December 3, 1944 Farnborough, London-) otherwise known as Ralph MacTell, Ralph McTELL or McTell, Ralph is a British singer, author, record producer, songwriter, presenter and radio personality.

Discography: National Treasure, Red Sky, Silver Celebration, Streets of London, The Best Of, Travelling Man: The Journey the Songs, 8 Frames a Second: Expanded Edition, Not Till Tomorrow, Ralph, Albert & Sydney and Streets of London. Genres he performed include Folk music and Country blues.

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Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson (November 2, 1944 Todmorden-) a.k.a. Keith Palmer Emerson, Keith Noel Emerson, Emerson, Kîsu Emâson or Emo is a British songwriter, musician, organist, keyboard player, composer and film score composer.

His most well known albums: Changing States, Emerson Plays Emerson, Godzilla: Final Wars, Honky, The Christmas Album, At the Movies, Inferno, Murderock: Uccide a passo di danza, Keith Emerson Band (feat. Marc Bonilla) and Boys Club: Live From California. Genres: Progressive rock, Rock music, Classic rock, Jazz, Jazz fusion and Classical music.

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Sir Andrew Davis

Sir Andrew Davis (February 2, 1944 Ashridge-) also known as Andrew Davis, A. Davis, Davis, Andrew, Andrew Frank Davis or Sir Andrew Frank Davis CBE is a British conductor and music director.

His discography includes: Andrew Davis Plays the Organ at Roy Thomson Hall, The Planets / Egdon Heath, Enigma Variations / Cockaigne / Introduction & Allegro / Serenade for String Orchestra, Enigma Variations / Pomp and Circumstance / The Crown of India, Concertos - Symphonies, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra / Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge / Four Sea Interludes & Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Symphony No. 10, Last Night of the Proms (The 100th Season), and En Saga / The Swan of Tuonela / Finlandia / The Oceanides / Tapiola. His related genres: Classical music.

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Mike Harding

Mike Harding (October 23, 1944 Crumpsall-) also known as Harding, Mike, Mike. Harding or The Rochdale Cowboy is a British author, songwriter, comedian, playwright, singer and poet.

His discography includes: Bombers' Moon, Bubbly Snot Monster, Take Your Fingers Off It!, My Brother Sylvester, A Lancashire Lad and Captain Paralytic and the Brown Ale Cowboys. Genres he performed: Folk music and Easy listening.

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Richard Hartley

Richard Hartley (July 28, 1944 Holmfirth-) also known as Richard Neville Hartley is a British musician, film score composer, composer and orchestrator.

His albums include Sheena and Great Expectations.

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Thomas Allen

Thomas Allen (September 10, 1944 Seaham-) a.k.a. Sir Thomas Allen, Tom or Thomas Boaz Allen is a British singer and actor. His child is Stephen Allen.

His albums: On the Idle Hill of Summer, Songs of Travel / On Wenlock Edge / Orchestral Songs, British Composers: Britten: War Requiem / Bliss: Morning Heroes, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 16: Schiller Settings, , , , and The Songs of Henri Duparc.

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Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer (February 13, 1944 Highgate-) also known as Gerald Norman Springer, Sultan of Salaciousness or Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is a British politician, talk show host, singer, presenter, actor, game show host, film producer, tv personality, television producer, journalist and newscaster. He has one child, Katie Springer.

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Tim Rice

Tim Rice (November 10, 1944 Amersham-) also known as Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice, Timothy Miles Bindon Rice, Sir Tim Rice or Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice is a British lyricist, writer, author, actor and film producer. He has two children, Eva Rice and Donald Rice.

His albums include , Beauty and the Beast: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, and The Legacy Collection: The Lion King. His related genres: Musical theatre.

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Charlie Harper

Charlie Harper (April 25, 1944 London Borough of Hackney-) a.k.a. Harper, Charlie, David Charles Perez or Charly Harper is a British singer and actor.

Discography: Barmy London Army, The Best of Charlie Harper & The Urban Dogs, Stolen Property and . Genres: Punk rock, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll revival, Garage rock and Rock and roll.

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Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter (May 8, 1944 Banbury-) also known as Garry Glitter, Paul Francis Gadd, Glitter, Gary, Paul Monday, Paul Gadd, Paul Raven, The Glam Rock King, The Godfather of Glam, The Leader of the Gang, Rubber Bucket or Gadd is a British singer, musician, singer-songwriter and actor. He has three children, Paul, Gary Jr and Sarah.

His albums: And Then She Kissed Me, The Ultimate Gary Glitter: 25 Years of Hits, The Leader, The Best of Gary Glitter, Many Happy Returns: The Hits, Glam Years, The, Gary Glitter's Gangshow - The Gang, The Band, The Leader, Back Again: Their Very Best, 22 of the Best and 20 Greatest Hits. Genres: Pop music, Glam rock, Rock music, Pop rock and Rock and roll.

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Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton (March 21, 1944 Colwyn Bay-) also known as Timothy Peter Dalton, The Daltonator, Tim or Dalton is a British actor and voice actor. He has one child, Alexander Dalton.

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Gabrielle Drake

Gabrielle Drake (March 30, 1944 Lahore-) otherwise known as Drake, Gabrielle is a British actor.

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Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee (December 19, 1944 Nottingham-March 6, 2013 Marbella) also known as Graham Barnes, Lee, Alvin, Graham Alvin Barnes or Ten Years After was a British singer, guitarist, songwriter and musician. He had one child, Jasmin Lee.

His albums include Saguitar, Zoom, Rocket Fuel, Let It Rock, In Flight, Detroit Diesel, Alvin Lee in Tennessee, Live in Vienna, Keep On Rockin (disc 1) and RX5. His related genres: British blues, Rock music, Blues rock, Rockabilly, Swing music and Blues.

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Richard Barnes

Richard Barnes (June 16, 1944 London-) is a British singer.

His albums include Go North / So Will I, Take to the Mountains, Coldwater Morning / Suddenly I Know, Woman, Woman / The Princess and the Soldier, Look Away / Mr. Inbetween, Take to the Mountains / But It's Now I Need Your Love, , Take to the Mountains / I'll Never Tell You and Richard Barnes. His related genres: Pop music.

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Bobby Tench

Bobby Tench (September 21, 1944-) also known as Robert Tench, Bobby Gass or Bob Tench is a British singer, musician and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues rock and Electric blues.

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Clive Hornby

Clive Hornby (October 20, 1944 Liverpool-July 3, 2008 Leeds) was a British actor, drummer and musician. He had one child, Thomas Hornby.

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John Cameron

John Cameron (March 20, 1944 Woodford, London-) is a British composer, conductor, musician, film score composer and music arranger. He has one child, Amy Cameron.

His discography includes: Missa Celtica, Kes and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. His related genres: Film score.

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Stuart Colman

Stuart Colman (December 19, 1944 Harrogate-) is a British musician, disc jockey, record producer and broadcaster.

His related genres: Pop music.

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Keith Strachan

Keith Strachan (January 21, 1944 Consett-) also known as K. Strachan is a British film score composer.

His albums include Who Wants to Be a Millionare and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The Album.

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Tony Macaulay

Tony Macaulay (April 21, 1944 Fulham-) a.k.a. Tony Instone or Anthony Instone is a British author, songwriter, composer, musician, film score composer and record producer.

His albums: Windy City (1982 original London cast).

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Simon May

Simon May (August 15, 1944 Devizes-) is a British composer and musician.

His most recognized albums: New Vintage: The Best of Simon May, The Simon May Collection and Simon's Way.

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Angela Rippon

Angela Rippon (October 12, 1944 Plymouth-) is a British presenter and journalist.

Genres she performed: Fitness.

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Samantha Juste

Samantha Juste (May 31, 1944 Manchester-February 5, 2014 Los Angeles) also known as Sandra Slater, Sammy or Samantha Dolenz was a British presenter and singer. She had one child, Ami Dolenz.

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Frazer Hines

Frazer Hines (September 22, 1944 Horsforth-) also known as Hines, Frazer or Fraser Hines is a British actor.

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Tony Scott

Tony Scott (June 21, 1944 North Shields-August 19, 2012 San Pedro) a.k.a. Anthony Scott, Anthony D. L. Scott, T-Scott, Anthony D. L. "Tony" Scott, The Scott brothers, Anthony David Scott or Anthony David "Tony" Scott was a British film producer, film director, television producer, television director, cinematographer, actor, screenwriter and film editor. He had two children, Frank Scott and Max Scott.

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Brian Protheroe

Brian Protheroe (June 16, 1944 Salisbury-) is a British singer, musician and actor.

His albums: I/You and Pinball.

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Kenny Everett

Kenny Everett (December 25, 1944 Seaforth-April 4, 1995 London) also known as Maurice James Christopher Cole was a British presenter, actor and screenwriter.

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Ian McDiarmid

Ian McDiarmid (August 11, 1944 Carnoustie-) is a British theatre director and actor.

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Faith Brown

Faith Brown (May 28, 1944 Liverpool-) is a British presenter, comedian, actor and singer.

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Tammy Jones

Tammy Jones (March 12, 1944-) is a British singer.

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Sara Kestelman

Sara Kestelman (May 12, 1944 London-) also known as Sarah Kestelman is a British actor.

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