Here are 50 famous musicians from the world were born in 1959:
Suzanne Vega (July 11, 1959 Santa Monica-) a.k.a. Susanne Vega, Vega, Suzanne, Suzanne Nadine Vega or The Mother of the MP3 is an American songwriter, singer, record producer, guitarist and singer-songwriter. She has one child, Ruby Froom.
Her discography includes: Marlene on the Wall, Suzanne Vega, Solitude Standing, Luka, 99.9 F°, Live at the Stephen Talkhouse, Blood Makes Noise, Book of Dreams, Hamburg 2001 and In Liverpool. Genres she performed include Folk music, Alternative rock, Experimental music, Experimental rock and Folk rock.
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Stanley Jordan (July 31, 1959 Chicago-) also known as Jordan, Stanley, Stanley Jordon or Jordon, Stanley is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. He has one child, Julia Jordan.
His most recognized albums: Stolen Moments, Live In New York, Bolero, Cornucopia, Flying Home, Magic Touch, Standards, Volume 1, The Best of Stanley Jordan, Live in Montreal and State of Nature. His related genres: Jazz and Jazz fusion.
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Nobuo Uematsu (March 21, 1959 Kochi-) also known as Nobuo-Uematsu, Nobuo Uemetsu, Uematsu, UEMATSU Nobuo, Nobou Uematsu, Nabuo Uematsu or Uematsu, Nobuo is a Japanese musician, composer, keyboard player and music executive.
His albums: Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy III: Original Sound Version, Final Fantasy IV: Original Sound Version, Final Fantasy IV: Minimum Album, Final Fantasy IV: Celtic Moon, Piano Collections: Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy V: Mambo de Chocobo, Final Fantasy V: Dear Friends, Piano Collections: Final Fantasy V and Music of Final Fantasy VI. Genres related to him: Rock music, Symphonic rock, New-age music, Neoclassical metal, Electronic music, Chiptune, Video game music, Classical music and Progressive rock.
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John Linnell (June 12, 1959 New York City-) also known as Johnny Hart, John Sidney Linnell, Jared or Linnell, John is an American songwriter, singer and keyboard player. His child is called Henry Linnell.
His most well known albums: State Songs, State Songs, House of Mayors, Montana and Olive, the Other Reindeer. Genres he performed: Alternative rock.
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Brian Setzer (April 10, 1959 Massapequa-) also known as Brain Setzer, Setzer, Brian or Brian Robert Setzer is an American guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter and actor. His child is called Cody Setzer.
His albums: Live Nude Guitars, Rockin' by Myself, Rockabilly Riot! Live From The Planet, The Brian Setzer Collection '81 - '88, 13, Nitro Burnin' Funny Daddy, The Knife Feels Like Justice, Ignition, Wolfgang's Big Night Out and Red Hot & Live!. Genres he performed include Rockabilly, Big Band, Swing music, Jump blues, Rock and roll, Rock music and Swing revival.
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Kirsty MacColl (October 10, 1959 Croydon-December 18, 2000 Cozumel) also known as Kristy MacColl, Kirsty Anna MacColl or MacColl, Kirsty was an English singer and songwriter. Her children are Jamie Lillywhite and Louis Lillywhite.
Her discography includes: Desperate Character, Kite, Days, Electric Landlady, All I Ever Wanted, Walking Down Madison, Titanic Days, The Essential Collection, Caroline and What Do Pretty Girls Do?. Genres: Folk music, New Wave, Pop music, Alternative rock, Pop rock, Blues rock, Folk rock, Country rock, Country, Rock music and World music.
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Richie Sambora (July 11, 1959 Perth Amboy-) also known as Richard Stephen Sambora, King of Swing, Dean, Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora or Bon Jovi is an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, screenwriter, guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. His child is called Ava Elizabeth Sambora.
Related albums: Stranger in This Town, In It for Love, Undiscovered Soul, Hard Times Come Easy, Here Comes the Sun (Live at the 2001 VH1 Music Awards), Aftermath of the Lowdown and Ballad of Youth. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Blues rock, Rock music, Glam metal, Heavy metal, Country rock and Blues.
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Randy Travis (May 4, 1959 Marshville-) also known as Randy Bruce Traywick, Randolph Bruce Traywick or Randy Ray is an American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, singer and songwriter.
Discography: Always & Forever, This Is Randy Travis, Live: It Was Just a Matter of Time, Forever and Ever ... The Best of Randy Travis, Glory Train: Songs of Faith, Worship, and Praise, Greatest #1 Hits, Greatest Hits Volume One, Greatest Hits Volume Two, Old 8x10 and Rise and Shine. Genres: Gospel music, Neotraditional country and Country.
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Bryan Adams (November 5, 1959 Kingston-) also known as Brian Adams, Adams, Bryan, Bryan Guy Adams, bryan_adams or Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC is a Canadian photographer, musician, singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, film score composer and social activist. His children are called Lula Rosylea Adams and Mirabella Bunny Adams.
Discography: Bryan Adams, You Want It - You Got It, Cuts Like a Knife, Reckless, Into the Fire, Run to You, Can't Stop This Thing We Started, Waking Up the Neighbours, So Far So Good and Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?. His related genres: Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock, Alternative rock, Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Hard rock, Heartland rock and Roots rock.
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Perry Farrell (March 29, 1959 Queens-) also known as DJ Peretz, Perry Ferrell, Perry Bernstein, Peretz Bernstein, Farrell, Perry, Peripheral, Simon Bernstein or The Godfather is an American singer, musician, songwriter, disc jockey and singer-songwriter. He has three children, Hezron Wolfgang Farrell, Izzadore Bravo Farrell and Yobel Bernstein Farrell.
Related albums: Rev and Song Yet to Be Sung. His related genres: Alternative rock, Electronica, Hard rock, Gothic rock, Alternative metal, Funk rock and Progressive house.
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Irene Cara (March 18, 1959 The Bronx-) also known as Irene Cara Escalera is an American actor, singer-songwriter, record producer, pianist, dancer and musician.
Her albums include Anyone Can See, Carasmatic, What a Feelin', Flashdance... What a Feeling, Fame, What a Feeling, and Why Me?. Her related genres: Hi-NRG, Dance-pop, Adult contemporary music, Dance music, Contemporary R&B, Disco, Pop music, Synthpop, Dance-rock and Electropop.
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Terry Hall (March 19, 1959 Coventry-) a.k.a. Hall, Terry or Terence Hall is an English singer, musician and songwriter.
His albums include Terry Hall: The Collection, Laugh, Home and The Best of 1981/1997. Genres related to him: Ska, Rock music and New Wave.
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Akino Arai (August 21, 1959 Tokyo-) also known as Arai Akino is a Japanese singer, songwriter, film score composer and lyricist.
Discography: Natsukashii Mirai, Shounen no Hane, 少年の羽, Sora no Mori, Hiru no Tsuki, 昼の月, Tsuki no Ie, 月の家, Kanaete and 叶えて.
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Chuck Mosley (December 26, 1959 Hollywood-) also known as Mosley, Chuck, Charles Henry "Chuck" Mosley or Charles Henry Mosley III is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He has two children, Erica Mosley and Sophie Mosley.
His discography includes: Will Rap Over Hard Rock for Food. Genres: Funk, Punk rock, Rock music, Rapcore, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Funk rock, Alternative metal, Funk metal and Hardcore punk.
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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (May 20, 1959 Honolulu-June 26, 1997 Honolulu) also known as Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel, Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel "IZ" Kamakawwiwo'ole, Bruddah Iz, IZ or Israel Kamakawiwo' Ole was an American singer, musician and singer-songwriter. He had one child, Ceslie-Ann "Wehi" Kamakawiwo'ole.
His albums: Facing Future, E Ala Ē, IZ in Concert: The Man and His Music, N Dis Life, Ka ʻAnoʻi, Alone in IZ World, Wonderful World, Unforgettable, Over the Rainbow and Over The Rainbow. Genres he performed include Reggae, Jazz, Music of Hawaii, World music and Folk music.
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Apollonia Kotero (August 2, 1959 Santa Monica-) also known as Patricia Apollonia Kotero, Patricia Kotero, Apollonia, Apallonia, Patricia Appollonia Kotero, Patti Kotero or Patty Kotero is an American singer, model, actor, designer and talent manager.
Her albums: Apollonia and The Ring - Songs From Middle Earth. Genres she performed: Rhythm and blues, Minneapolis sound and Freestyle music.
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Cherie Currie (November 30, 1959 Encino-) a.k.a. Cherie Ann Currie is an American singer, actor, artist, musician, songwriter and music artist. She has one child, Jake Hays.
Her most important albums: Messin' with the Boys, Beauty's Only Skin Deep, Cherry Bomb and Young & Wild. Genres: Hard rock, Punk rock, Rock music, Rock and roll and Heavy metal.
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Martin Atkins (August 3, 1959 Nuneaton-) otherwise known as The Girl Brothers, Atkins, Martin, Martin Clive Atkins, Opium Jukebox or Opium Juxebox is an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, cinematographer and drummer.
His most important albums: Bhangra Bloody Bhangra, Never Mind the Bhangra: A Tribute to the Sex Pistols, Sticky Bhangra: A Tribute to The Rolling Stones and Music to Download Pornography By. His related genres: Post-punk and Post-industrial music.
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Gustavo Cerati (August 11, 1959 Buenos Aires-September 4, 2014 Buenos Aires) a.k.a. Cerati, Gustavo, Gustavo Adrián Cerati Clark or Cerati was an Argentine guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter, composer, record producer, singer and songwriter. He had two children, Lisa Cerati Amenábar and Benito Cerati Amenábar.
His albums: Amor Amarillo, Bocanada, Siempre Es Hoy, Canciones Elegidas 93-04, Ahí Vamos, Reversiones: Siempre es hoy, Plan V, +Bien, 11 Episodios Sinfónicos and Fuerza natural. Genres he performed: Pop music, New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock, Electronic rock, Electronic music, Post-punk, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Art rock, Indie rock, Neo-psychedelia, Power pop and Deep house.
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Pete Burns (August 5, 1959 Bebington-) also known as Peter Jozzeppi Burns or Burns, Pete is an English singer and singer-songwriter.
His albums include Jack and Jill Party and Sex Drive. Genres he performed: New Wave, Pop music, Hi-NRG and Dance music.
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Richard Vranch (June 29, 1959 Bristol-) is an English writer and actor.
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Renée Fleming (February 14, 1959 Indiana-) also known as Renee Fleming, Fleming, Renee or Fleming, Renée is an American singer, consultant and actor. She has two children, Amelia Fleming and Sage Fleming.
Discography: Haunted Heart, By Request, Homage: The Age of the Diva, Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Verismo, Bel Canto, Dark Hope, Prelude to a Kiss, Love Sublime and Poèmes. Her related genres: Jazz and Opera.
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Patrick Bruel (May 14, 1959 Tlemcen-) a.k.a. Maurice Benguigui, Patrick Maurice Benguigui, Maurice Bruel-Benguigui, Patrick Benguigui or Patrick Bruel-Benguigui is a French singer, actor, professional poker player and composer. He has two children, Oscar Bruel and Léon Bruel.
His most well known albums: Si ce soir..., Des souvenirs devant ..., Alors regarde, Bruel, De Face, Entre deux à l'Olympia, Entre-deux..., Juste avant, On s'était dit... and Pour la vie (limited edition).
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Lydia Lunch (June 2, 1959 Rochester-) a.k.a. Lunch, Lydia, Lydia Koch, Lydia Anne Koch or Lunch is an American singer, writer, actor, songwriter, screenwriter, film score composer and poet.
Discography: Honeymoon in Red, Widowspeak, Drowning In Limbo, Matrikamantra, Smoke in the Shadows, The Uncensored Lydia Lunch/Oral Fixation, Transmutation, Conspiracy of Women, Universal Infiltrators and Shotgun Wedding Live. Genres she performed include No wave, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Punk rock, Avant-garde, Post-punk, Spoken word, Art punk, Punk jazz, Industrial music and Avant-garde music.
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Steve Hogarth (May 14, 1959 Kendal-) a.k.a. h, Hogarth, Steve or Ronald Stephen Hoggarth is an English singer. His children are called Emil Hogarth, Sofi Hogarth and Nial Hogarth.
Discography: Ice Cream Genius, Live Spirit Live Body, You Dinosaur Thing, Not the Weapon But the Hand, Natural Selection, Arch Light and 2010-12-12: Blue Note, Milan, Italy. Genres he performed: Art rock, Progressive rock, Pop music, New Wave, Neo-progressive rock and Pop rock.
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Tim Murphy (August 7, 1959 Barrie-) is a Canadian , .
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Steve Stevens (May 5, 1959 Brooklyn-) also known as Stevens, Steve is an American musician, record producer, songwriter and guitarist.
His most important albums: Flamenco.A.Go.Go, Memory Crash and Atomic Playboys. Genres related to him: Rock music, Hard rock, Blues, New Wave, Progressive rock, Electronica, Instrumental rock, Goa trance, Jazz fusion, Tribal house, Electronic dance music, Post-punk, Blues rock, Glam metal and Heavy metal.
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Morten Harket (September 14, 1959 Kongsberg-) a.k.a. Harket, Morten is a Norwegian singer, songwriter and musician. He has five children, Jakob Harket, Jonathan Harket, Tomine Harket, Henny Harket and Karmen Harket.
His albums: Heaven's Not for Saints, Poetenes Evangelium: Jesu liv i norske dikt, A Kind of Christmas Card, Vogts Villa, Letter From Egypt, Spanish Steps, Out of My Hands, Wild Seed and Brother. Genres: Pop music, Synthpop, Alternative rock, New Wave and Pop rock.
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Chris Lowe (October 4, 1959 Blackpool-) also known as Christopher Sean Lowe or Pet Shop Boys is a British musician, keyboard player and film score composer.
His albums: The Most Incredible Thing. His related genres: Synthpop, Dance music, Electronica, Electronic dance music, Pop music, Intelligent dance music and Electropop.
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Thomas Quasthoff (November 9, 1959 Hildesheim-) also known as Quasthoff, Thomas is a German singer.
Discography: A Portrait, The Jazz Album: Watch What Happens, Der kleine Hörsaal: Singen mit Thomas Quasthoff, Schubert: Schwanengesang / Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesänge, Tell It Like It Is, Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Widmung: Romantische Lieder (feat. bass-baritone: Thomas Quasthoff, piano: Justus Zeyen), Die Stimme: Deutsche Opernarien (feat. bass-baritone: Thomas Quasthoff), Balladen (feat. baritone: Thomas Quasthoff) and .
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Akio Ōtsuka (November 24, 1959 Tokyo-) also known as Ohtsuka Akio, Akio Otuka, Akio Ōtsuka, Ōtsuka Akio, Akio Otsuka, Akio Ootsuka, Ootsuka, Akio, Akio Ôtsuka or Akio Ohtsuka is a Japanese voice actor, actor and voice acting in japan.
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Saeko Shimazu (September 8, 1959 Isehara-) otherwise known as Shimadzu Saeko or Shimazu, Saeko is a Japanese voice actor.
Her albums include .
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Mackenzie Phillips (November 10, 1959 Alexandria-) a.k.a. Laura Mackenzie Phillips, Mack or Mackinzie Phillips is an American singer and actor. Her child is called Shane Barakan.
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Paul Westerberg (December 31, 1959 Minneapolis-) otherwise known as Grandpaboy, Westerberg, Paul, Paul Westerburg, Westerburg, Paul, Grandpa Boy or Boy, Grandpa is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Discography: Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg, Gravel Pit, Suicaine Gratifaction, Open Season, Stereo, Come Feel Me Tremble, 14 Songs, Eventually, Mono and I Want My Money Back. Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Punk rock.
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Graham Fellows (May 22, 1959 Sheffield-) also known as Jilted John, Jilted John - Jilted John, John Shuttleworth, Radio Shuttleworth, Shuttleworth, John, G. Fellows or Graham David Fellows is an English actor, musician and comedian.
His albums include Radio Shuttleworth 2, Love at the Hacienda, 4 Rather Tasty Tracks, True Love Stories, Jilted John, Y Reg, The Yamaha Years, Shuttleworth Live, One Foot in the Gravy (disc 2) and The Dolby Decades.
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Nobuo Tobita (November 6, 1959 Mito-) otherwise known as Tobita Nobuo or Tobita, Nobuo is a Japanese voice actor and actor.
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Pat Torpey (December 13, 1959 Cleveland-) also known as Torpey, Pat is an American drummer, songwriter and singer.
Genres he performed include Heavy metal, Hard rock, Progressive rock and Pop rock.
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Paul Rutherford (December 8, 1959 Liverpool-) also known as Rutherford, Paul or Paul Steven Rutherford is a British singer, musician, dancer and keyboard player.
His albums: Oh World and I Want Your Love. Genres he performed: New Wave, Dance music, Pop rock, Synthpop and House music.
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Yuriko Yamamoto (February 13, 1959 Hino-) a.k.a. Yuriko Satou is a Japanese voice actor, actor and singer.
Her albums include KISHIN THE SYMPHONY.
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Chika Sakamoto (August 17, 1959 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Sakamoto Chika, Chinatsu Sakamoto or Chika Ishihara is a Japanese voice actor and actor.
Her albums include and .
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Jon Kimura Parker (December 25, 1959 Vancouver-) also known as Jon Kimua Parker, Parker, Jon Kimura or John Kimura Parker is a Canadian pianist.
His albums include Scherzo/Ballade/Etudes/Nocturnes, Mozart: Piano Concerti, Chopin: Piano Works and Rite. Genres: Classical music.
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Tony Wakeford (May 2, 1959 Woking-) a.k.a. Wakeford, Tony is an English , .
His albums: La Croix, Cupid & Death, Paris, Into the Woods, Not All of Me Will Die, Three Nine, Autumn Calls, Wormwood, Revenge of the Selfish Shellfish and Oddities. Genres: Punk rock, Post-punk and Neofolk.
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Danny Devos (September 20, 1959 Vilvoorde-) is a Belgian , .
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Patrick Yandall (September 5, 1959 United States of America-) is an American , .
His albums: , A New Day, Back to the Groove, A Lasting Embrace, The Window, From the Ashes, Eyes Of Mars, Christmas San Diego Style, Samoa Soul and New York Blues.
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Susanna Hoffs (January 17, 1959 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Susanna Lee Hoffs is an American singer, guitarist and actor. She has two children, Jackson Roach and Sam Rayfield Roach.
Discography: When You're a Boy, All I Want, Susanna Hoffs, Unconditional Love, Under the Covers, Vol. 1, The Pillowcase, Under the Covers, Volume 2, Someday and Under the Covers, Vol. 3. Genres: Pop music and Rock music.
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Bob Stinson (December 17, 1959 Waconia-February 15, 1995) also known as Stinson, Bob or Robert Neil Stinson was an American musician and guitarist.
Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Punk rock.
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Ana Torroja (December 28, 1959 Madrid-) also known as Torroja, Ana is a Spanish singer, musician and songwriter.
Discography: Ana Torroja, Esencial, Frágil, Pasajes de un sueño, Puntos cardinales, Me cuesta tanto olvidarte, Como Sueñan las Sirenas Remixes By Pumpin Dolls, , Girados and Gira dos en concierto. Genres she performed: Pop music, Synthpop, New Wave and Post-punk.
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Steve Rothery (November 25, 1959 Brampton Bierlow-) also known as Steven Rothery or Rothery, Steve is a British musician, songwriter and guitarist.
Related albums: The Ghosts of Pripyat. Genres he performed: Neo-progressive rock, Rock music and Progressive rock.
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Jody Watley (January 30, 1959 Chicago-) also known as Jody Whatley, jody_watley, Watley, Jody or Jody Vanessa Watley is an American singer, record producer, songwriter, pianist, fashion model, dancer and actor. She has two children, Lauren Watley and Arie Cymone.
Discography: Jody Watley, Larger Than Life, Affection, I Love To Love (Remixes), I Love to Love, Midnight Lounge, Looking for a New Love: 2005 Remixes, Affairs of the Heart, Greatest Hits and Intimacy. Genres she performed: Soul music, Rhythm and blues, House music, Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Dance-pop, Pop music, Dance music, Hip hop music and Contemporary R&B.
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Rose McDowall (October 21, 1959 Glasgow-) a.k.a. McDowall, Rose or Rose Mc. Dowall is a Scottish singer.
Her albums: Afraid / Geometric Horsehair Cavalcade. Genres: New Wave, Pop music and Neofolk.
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