Here are 7 famous musicians from Republic of Ireland were born in 1956:
Pól Brennan (April 22, 1956 Gweedore-) also known as Pol Brennan, Pól Ó Braonáin, Braonáin, Pól Ó or Bhraonáin, Pól Ó is an Irish singer, songwriter, music producer and film score composer.
Genres he performed: Folk music of Ireland.
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Johnnie Fingers (September 10, 1956 Ireland-) a.k.a. John Moylett or Boomtown Rats is an Irish pianist.
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Mary Coughlan (May 5, 1956 Galway-) a.k.a. Coughlan, Mary is an Irish singer and actor. Her children are Aoife Coughlan, Olwen Coughlan, Owen Coughlan, Clare Bonadio and Cian Bonadio.
Her albums: After the Fall, Love Me or Leave Me: The Best of Mary Coughlan, Mary Coughlan Sings Billie Holiday, Red Blues, Tired and Emotional, Love for Sale, Uncertain Pleasures, Under the Influence, Sentimental Killer and Live in Galway. Genres: Jazz.
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Mel Gibson (January 3, 1956 Peekskill-) also known as Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson or Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson AO is an Irish actor, screenwriter, film producer, film director, television producer, television director and voice actor. He has eight children, Edward Gibson, Christian Gibson, William Gibson, Milo Gibson, Thomas Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Louis Gibson and Lucia Gibson.
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Cindy O'Callaghan (October 18, 1956 Ireland-) also known as Cindi O'Callaghan is an Irish actor. Her child is called Harry O'Callaghan.
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John Lydon (January 31, 1956 Holloway-) a.k.a. Johnny 'Rotten' Lydon, Johnny Rotten, John Joseph Lydon, Lydon, John, The Sex Pistols, Johnny Rotten from 'The Sex Pistols', Johnny Lydon, Public Image Ltd. or Sex Pistols is an Irish musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, presenter, visual artist and television presenter.
Related albums: Psycho's Path, Sun, The Best of British £1 ♫'s, World Destruction and Open Up. Genres: Post-punk, Punk rock, Post-rock, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Noise rock, Alternative dance, New Wave and Dance-punk.
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Garth Knox (October 8, 1956 Dublin-) also known as Knox Garth or Knox, Garth is an Irish musician and composer.
His albums include Works For Solo Viola, D'Amore and . Genres he performed: Contemporary classical music.
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