Musicians Born in February

Musicians Born in February


Posted 2024-03-14 by Jennifer Muirheadfollow
Have you ever wondered whether you shared a birthday with a famous musician? If you were born in February you might have the same birthday as one of this talented bunch.

February 2 - Aimee Allen

Lead singer of the American ska-punk band, The Interrupters, Aimee Allen was born on in Montana on the 2nd of February, 1979.

February 6 - Bob Marley

Bob Marley

The legendary reggae singer, guitarist and songwriter Robert Nesta Marley, better known as Bob Marley was born on February 6th, 1945. In 2001 he was posthumously awarded both a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

8 February - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Homem-Christo in Daft Punk

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is best known as one-half of French house music Duo Daft Punk. He was born in the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine on the 8th of February, 1974. Their 2016 hit Get Lucky has been covered by many artists .

11 February -Rosé

Blackpink -Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa

Roseanne Park, better known as Rosé from South Korean girl group Blackpink, was born in Aukland on February 11th, 1997. Blackpink's single The Girls sold 160,460 copies during the first week following its release.

February 12 - Grant McLennan

Grant McLennan

Austraian guitarist and singer-songwriter Grant McLennan was the lead singer of the indie rock band The Go-Betweens. He was born in Rockhampton on the 12th of February, 1958.

13 February - Peter Gabriel

Photo by MerleEllaPatsy

English singer-songwriter, Peter Gabriel was born in Surrey, England on the 13th of February, 1950. He was the lead singer of the progressive rock band, Genesis, and has continued to be a successful solo artist since Genesis broke up in 1975.

February 16 - Abel Makkonen Tesfaye

The Weeknd. Photo by Kayla Johnson

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is a Canadian singer-songwriter, who goes by the professional name The Weeknd. His song Creepin' was the seventh most streamed song on Spotify in 2023. He was born in Toronto on the 16th of February, 1990.

February 20 - Kurt Cobain

Nirvana performing circa 1997. Photo by P.B. Rage.

Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, was born in Aberdeen, Washington, on the 20th of February in 1967. Nirvana's second studio album, Nevermind reached number one on the US billboard charts in 1992 and was later named in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

February 21 - Nina Simone

Nina Simone. Photo by Ron Kroon.

Nina Simone, the American singer-songwriter, composer and civil rights activist, was born in North Carolina on February 21st, 1933. Her hit songs included Sinnerman and Don't Let Me Be Misunderstoood.

25 February - George Harrison

George Harrison, lead guitarist of The Beatles was born in Liverpool on the 25th of February in 1943. He also released albums as a solo performer and as part of The Traveling Wilburys.


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