Happy 56th birthday Harry Connick Jr.

Birthday anniversaries of poet Pierre de Ronsard (1524); composers William Boyce (1711), Valentino Fioravanti (1764), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Ignaz Lachner (1807) and Harry Somers (1925); writer D H Lawrence (1885); baritone Tiyt Kuusik (1911); tenor Gösta Björling (1912) and bass Clifford Grant (1930).

Happy 88th birthday composer Avro Pärt.

Happy birthday tenor David Pomeroy.