British music stars born in 1948

Here are 50 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1948:

Brian Eno

Brian Eno (May 15, 1948 Woodbridge-) also known as B. Eno, Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, Eno, Brian Peter George Eno or Roxy Music is a British musician, record producer, keyboard player, composer, artist, film score composer, singer, visual artist and songwriter. He has three children, Darla Eno, Hannah Eno and Irial Eno.

His albums include Here Come the Warm Jets, Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy), Another Green World, Discreet Music, Before and After Science, Ambient 1: Music for Airports, Music for Films, Ambient 4: On Land, Thursday Afternoon and The Shutov Assembly. Genres: Ambient music, Experimental classical music, Electronic music, Experimental rock, Glam rock, Art rock, Progressive rock and Minimal music.

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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John (September 26, 1948 Cambridge-) also known as Lovely Livvy, ONJ, Olivia Newton-John Easterling, Olivia Neutron-Bomb, Livvy, The Goddess, Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE or Olivia Newton John is a British singer, actor, entrepreneur, songwriter and film producer. Her child is called Chloe Rose Lattanzi.

Her discography includes: If Not for You, Let Me Be There, Have You Never Been Mellow, Clearly Love, Come On Over, Making a Good Thing Better, Totally Hot, Physical, Greatest Hits and Soul Kiss. Genres: Pop music, Country, Soft rock and Country pop.

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Yusuf Islam

Yusuf Islam (July 21, 1948 Marylebone-) otherwise known as Steven Demetre Georgiou, Cat Stevens, Stephen Demetre Georgiou, cat_stevens, Yusuf, Stevens, Cat or Steve Adams is a British musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and film score composer. He has three children, Yoriyos, Hasanah Yusuf and Aminah Yusuf.

His albums: Matthew & Son, New Masters, Mona Bone Jakon, Tea for the Tillerman, Teaser and the Firecat, Catch Bull at Four, Foreigner, Buddha and the Chocolate Box, Saturnight and Numbers. His related genres: Folk rock, Pop music, Spoken word, Pop rock, Nasheed, Soft rock, Psychedelic rock, Sufi rock, Electro and Synthpop.

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Lulu (November 3, 1948 Glasgow-) also known as Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, Lulu OBE, 'Lulu' or Lulu Kennedy-Cairns is a British singer, actor, songwriter, tv personality and businessperson. She has one child, Jordan Frieda.

Her albums include From Crayons to Perfume: The Best of Lulu, 20 Solid Gold Hits, A Little Soul in Your Heart, Boom Bang-A-Bang, Shout, The Boat That I Row, Something to Shout About, I'm a Tiger, The Greatest Hits and Together. Genres she performed: Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Pop rock and Blue-eyed soul.

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Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson (December 18, 1948 Wakefield-) otherwise known as William Nelson or Nelson, Bill is a British musician, songwriter, artist and visual artist.

His discography includes: Quit Dreaming and Get on the Beam, A Catalogue of Obsessions, Vistamix, Duplex, Luminous, After the Satellite Sings, Buddha Head, Electricity Made Us Angels, Magnificent Dream People and Whistling While the World Turns. Genres: Post-punk, New Wave, Experimental rock, Art rock and Ambient music.

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Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida (December 20, 1948 Atami-) also known as 内田光子, うちだみつこ, うちだ みつこ, 内田 光子, Uchida Mitsuko or Uchida, Mitsuko is a British musician and pianist.

Her albums: Impromptus Op. 90 & Op. 142, Piano Concertos Nos. 22 & 23, Piano Concertos No. 9, K271 / No. 21, K467, 3 Piano Sonatas Klaviersonaten KV309, 310 and 311, Piano Sonatas KV 331 & 332, Piano Sonatas, KV 284 & 570, Rondo KV 485, The Piano Sonatas, Piano Concertos No. 23, K488 / No. 24, K491, The Great Piano Concertos, Volume 2: Nos. 16, 24, 25, 26, 27 and The Great Piano Concertos, Volume 1: Nos. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. Genres she performed: Classical music.

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Michael Des Barres

Michael Des Barres (January 24, 1948 London-) a.k.a. Lord Michael Philip Des Barres, Marquis Des Barres, Michael des Barres, Micheal Des Barres, Michael DeBarre, Michael Desbarre or Michael Philip Des Barres is a British singer and actor. He has one child, Nicholas Dean Des Barres.

His most well known albums: I'm Only Human.

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Colin Sell

Colin Sell (December 1, 1948 Purley, London-) is a British pianist, film score composer and actor. He has one child, Rob Sell.

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Robert Kirby

Robert Kirby (April 16, 1948 Bishop's Stortford-October 3, 2009 London) was a British musician. He had one child, Henry Kirby.

His related genres: Progressive rock and Folk rock.

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Andy Fairweather Low

Andy Fairweather Low (August 2, 1948 Ystrad Mynach-) a.k.a. Andy Fairweather-Low, Andrew Fairweather Low, The Amen Corner, Fair Weather or Amen Corner is a British singer, musician, songwriter, guitarist and record producer.

His most important albums: Sweet Soulful Music, The Low Rider: The Very Best of Andy Fairweather Low, Wide Eyed and Legless: The A&M Recordings, Be Bop 'n' Holla and Spider Jiving. His related genres: Pop music, Rock music and Blues rock.

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Andy Peebles

Andy Peebles (December 13, 1948 United Kingdom-) is a British , .

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Geoff Simkins

Geoff Simkins (October 13, 1948-) is a British , .

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Dmitri Smirnov

Dmitri Smirnov (November 2, 1948 Minsk-) is a British , .

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Nigel Osborne

Nigel Osborne (June 23, 1948 Manchester-) is a British composer and professor.

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Peter Beckett

Peter Beckett (August 10, 1948 Aigburth-) a.k.a. Beckett, Peter is a British guitarist.

His most important albums: Beckett. Genres related to him: Rock music, Soft rock, Rock and roll and Pop music.

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Brian Elias

Brian Elias (August 30, 1948-) is a British , .

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Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards (May 31, 1948 London-September 3, 2010 Halwell) also known as Edwards, Mike, Swami Deva Pramada, Michael Edwards or Pramada was a British , .

Genres he performed: Rock music and Classical music.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber (March 22, 1948 Kensington-) a.k.a. Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Andrew Webber, Webber Andrew Lloyd, Lloyd Webber, AndrewLloydWebber, A.L.Webber, Andrew Loyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber, Lord Lloyd Webbe, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lord Lloyd-Webber, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lord Lloyd Webber, San Jose featuring Rodriguez Argentina or San Jose featuring Rodriguez de Argentino is a British composer, businessperson, songwriter, theatre director, impresario, tv personality, film producer, screenwriter and film score composer. He has five children, Imogen Lloyd Webber, Isabella Aurora Lloyd Webber, Alastair Adam Lloyd Webber, William Richard Lloyd Webber and Nicholas Lloyd Webber.

His discography includes: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1973 London studio cast), Evita (1976 concept cast), Evita: Premiere American Recording, Cats (1981 original London cast), Cats (1983 Vienna Cast), Cats (1982 original Broadway cast), Cats (1985 Oslo Cast), Cats (1985 Sydney cast), Excerpts from The Phantom of the Opera and Aspects of Love (1989 original London cast). Genres he performed: Musical theatre.

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Eddy Grant

Eddy Grant (March 5, 1948 Plaisance, Guyana-) a.k.a. Eddy Grand, Eddie Grant or Edmond Montague Grant is a British singer, musician and multi-instrumentalist.

His albums: Walking on Sunshine, The Best of Eddy Grant, Grant's Greatest, Hits From the Frontline, Greatest Hits Collection, The Best Of, Walking on Sunshine (The Very Best of Eddy Grant), The Greatest Hits, Essential Eddy Grant and Can't Get Enough of You. Genres: Reggae, Gospel music, Rock music, 2 Tone and Reggae rock.

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Colin Towns

Colin Towns (May 13, 1948 London-) a.k.a. Colin William Towns or Colin Town is a British film score composer, composer, musician, keyboard player, record producer and music arranger.

His albums include Cadfael, Frank Zappa's Hot Licks (and Funny Smells), John Lennon – In My Own Write (disc 2), Full Circle, Blind Justice, , , The World of Peter Rabbit & Friends and The Wolves of Willoughby Chase. Genres he performed: Classical music, Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Jazz, Hard rock and Soft rock.

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Barry Ryan

Barry Ryan (October 24, 1948 Leeds-) a.k.a. Ryan, Barry or Berry Ryan is a British singer.

His albums include Eloise, Love Is Love, The Best Of, Volume 1, Eloise, The Best Of, Volume 2, The Very Best Of, Barry Ryan Sings Paul Ryan and Can't Let You Go.

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Snowy White

Snowy White (March 3, 1948 Barnstaple-) also known as White, Snowy or Terence Charles White is a British musician, songwriter, guitarist and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Bird of Paradise: An Anthology, Bird of Paradise, Snowy White, Live Flames, White Flames, Goldtop: Groups & Sessions '74–'94, The Best of Snowy White, Arthur's Club-Geneve 1995, The Way It Is...Live! and Change My Life. Genres: Hard rock, Rock music, Progressive rock and Blues rock.

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Mike Brady

Mike Brady (February 28, 1948 England-) also known as Brady, Mike, Mike Brady AM or Michael Brady is a British singer and film score composer. He has four children, Christian Brady, Ben Brady, Daisy Brady and Michael Brady.

Related albums: Winners & Sinners and The Pirate Movie.

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Alan Parsons

Alan Parsons (December 20, 1948 London-) otherwise known as Parsons, Alan or Parsons is a British musician, record producer, keyboard player, audio engineer, film score composer and screenwriter.

His albums include Try Anything Once, On Air, The Time Machine, A Valid Path, Live, Eye 2 Eye: Live in Madrid, So Far Away, Freudiana, Sound Check and All Our Yesterdays. Genres he performed include Rock music and Progressive rock.

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Mike Richmond

Mike Richmond (February 26, 1948 Philadelphia-) is a British , .

His albums: Basic Tendencies.

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Pete Wingfield

Pete Wingfield (May 7, 1948 Liphook-) a.k.a. Wingfield, Pete, William Peter Wingfield or The Hollies is a British journalist, keyboard player, singer, record producer, songwriter and music journalist.

His albums include Eighteen With a Bullet: The Island Recordings.

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Errol Brown

Errol Brown (November 12, 1948 Kingston-) is a British singer and songwriter.

Discography: Secret Rendezvous and Love in This. Genres: Dub and Pop music.

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Keith Forsey

Keith Forsey (January 2, 1948 London-) also known as Forsey, Keith is a British musician, drummer, songwriter, record producer and film score composer.

His related genres: Rock music.

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Michael Berkeley

Michael Berkeley (May 29, 1948 London-) also known as Berkeley, Michael is a British composer and film score composer.

His discography includes: Jane Eyre (The Music Theatre Wales Ensemble feat. conductor: Michael Rafferty). Genres related to him: Opera.

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David Holland

David Holland (April 5, 1948 Wolverhampton-) a.k.a. Dave Holland or Holland, David is a British musician.

Genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Funk and Pop music.

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Ian Paice

Ian Paice (June 29, 1948 Nottingham-) a.k.a. イアン・ペース, Paice, Ian, Ian Anderson Paice, Paicey or Deep Purple is a British drummer, musician, songwriter, record producer and film score composer. He has three children, James Paice, Emmy Paice and Calli Paice.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock and Progressive rock.

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Chris de Burgh

Chris de Burgh (October 15, 1948 Venado Tuerto-) a.k.a. Chris De Burg, Chris The Burg, Chis De Burgh, Chris DeBurgh or Christopher John Davison is a British singer, guitarist, musician and singer-songwriter. He has one child, Rosanna Davison.

His most important albums: The Very Best of Chris de Burgh, The Very Best 1977-1994, The Lady in Red: The Very Best of Chris de Burgh, Star Boulevard, Missing You: The Collection, Collection 2000, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Chris de Burgh, Live in Dortmund, Gold and The River Sessions. Genres he performed include Rock music, Pop music, Pop rock, Art rock, Progressive rock, Soft rock and Adult contemporary music.

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Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest (February 5, 1948 New York City-) also known as Christopher Haden-Guest, Lord Haden-Guest, Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, Christopher Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, The Hon. Christopher Haden-Guest, The 5th Baron Haden-Guest, of Great Saling, in the County of Essex, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, The Right Honourable The Baron Haden-Guest, The Baron Haden-Guest, The 5th Baron Haden-Guest, of Saling in the County of Essex, Mister Christopher Haden-Guest or The Honourable Christopher Haden-Guest is a British actor, film director, comedian, television producer, screenwriter, composer, musician, television director, film score composer, film producer and voice actor. He has two children, Thomas Guest and Annie Guest.

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Barry Wordsworth

Barry Wordsworth (February 20, 1948 England-) also known as Wordsworth, Barry is a British conductor.

His albums: , Symphonies: No. 45 "Farewell" / No. 94 "Surprise" / No. 101 "The Clock", Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" / Piano Sonata No. 15 "Pastoral", Symphonies no. 85 "La Reine" / no. 92 "Oxford" / no. 103 "Drum Roll", Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4, , Scheherazade / Capriccio Espagnol, Piano Concerto No. 1 / Rondo in B flat WoO 6 and Symphonies Nos. 41, 25 & 32.

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Robert Lange

Robert Lange (November 11, 1948 Mufulira-) a.k.a. Robert John Lange, John "Mutt" Lange, R.J. Lange, Lange, Robert John "Mutt", Mutt, "Mutt" Lange, Love, Mutt Lange or Robert John "Mutt" Lange is a British record producer, songwriter and film score composer. His child is Eja Lange.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Pop music and Country.

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Martin Hannett

Martin Hannett (May 31, 1948 Manchester-April 18, 1991 Manchester) also known as Martin Zero, Hannett, Martin, James Martin Hannett or Zero was a British musician and record producer.

Genres: New Wave and Post-punk.

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Sandra Dickinson

Sandra Dickinson (October 20, 1948 Washington, D.C.-) otherwise known as Sandra Dickenson, Sandra Searles Dickinson, Sandra, Sandra Searles or Sandy Dickinson is a British actor. She has one child, Georgia Moffett.

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Kim Gardner

Kim Gardner (January 27, 1948 Dulwich-October 24, 2001 Los Angeles) also known as Gardner, Kim or Gardner & Dyke Ashton was a British musician and actor.

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John Waters

John Waters (December 8, 1948 London-) also known as Waters, John or John Russell Waters is a British actor and musician. He has five children, Archie Waters, Gloria Waters, Ivan Waters, Rusty Waters and Rebecca Waters.

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Alan Spenner

Alan Spenner (May 7, 1948 Dalston-August 11, 1991) also known as Allan Spenner, Spenner, Alan or Alan Henry Spenner was a British musician and songwriter.

Genres he performed include Jazz, Hard rock, Folk rock, Blues rock and British soul.

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Darryl Way

Darryl Way (December 17, 1948 Taunton-) also known as Way, Darryl is a British violinist, musician and film score composer.

His albums include Under The Soft and Concerto For Electric Violin.

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Mike Figgis

Mike Figgis (February 28, 1948 Carlisle, Cumbria-) also known as Michael Figgis or Michael "Mike" Figgis is a British screenwriter, film director, composer, film producer, television director, musician, cinematographer, writer, film editor and actor. He has two children, Arlen Figgis and Louis Figgis.

His discography includes: Cold Creek Manor, Hotel, Miss Julie and Stormy Monday.

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John Martyn

John Martyn (September 11, 1948 New Malden-January 29, 2009 Kilkenny) also known as Iain David McGeachy or Martyn, John was a British singer-songwriter and musician.

His albums: In Session at the BBC, Live at Leeds & More, Late Night John, Live at the Bottom Line, New York 1983, Glasgow Walker, Classics, Serendipity: An Introduction to John Martyn, Live at Leeds, The Very Best of John Martyn and The Hidden Years. Genres he performed: Folk music, Traditional music, Folk rock and Folk jazz.

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Bryn Haworth

Bryn Haworth (July 29, 1948 Darwen-) also known as Haworth, Bryn is a British composer, musician and singer.

His albums: Let the Days Go By, Sunny Side of the Street, Grand Arrival, Keep the Ball Rolling, Chronology, Keep the Faith, More Than A Singer, Pass it on, Slide Don't Fret and The Gap. Genres related to him: Gospel music, Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Christian music and Folk music.

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Martin Rushent

Martin Rushent (July 11, 1948 London Borough of Enfield-June 4, 2011) also known as Rushent, Martin was a British record producer, composer, music arranger and audio engineer.

His most important albums: Itchy Hips and Give It All You Got. Genres he performed include Synthpop, Electro, Progressive rock and Punk rock.

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Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith (August 24, 1948 Bulawayo-) also known as Alexander McCall-Smith or R. Alexander ""Sandy"" McCall Smith is a British writer, novelist and teacher. His children are Lucy McCall Smith and Emily McCall Smith.

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John Barnard

John Barnard (April 20, 1948 London-) is a British teacher.

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Roger Dean

Roger Dean (September 6, 1948 Manchester-) also known as R. T. Dean is a British , .

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Will Birch

Will Birch (September 12, 1948-) is a British writer.

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Steve Priest

Steve Priest (February 23, 1948 Middlesex-) also known as Priest, Steve is a British musician and songwriter.

Genres he performed include Glam rock, Hard rock and Heavy metal.

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