March 1st

by Milos Itic on March 1, 2011

10 people born on this day (March 1st):

  1. Frédéric Chopin (1810) – Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher, of French–Polish parentage. He was one of the great masters of Romantic music
    Glenn Miller (1904) – American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era
    Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar (1974) – American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Zack Morris in NBC’s Saved by the Bell
    Javier Bardem (1969) – Spanish actor. He has garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro
    Nik Kershaw (1958) – English singer-songwriter
    Roger Harry Daltrey (1944) – English singer-songwriter and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band The Who
    “Ron” Howard (1954) – American actor, director and producer
    Ralph Waldo Ellison (1914) – Black novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer
    James David Graham Niven (1983) –  British actor and novelist, best known for his roles as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. “the Phantom,” in The Pink Panther. He was awarded the 1958 Academy Award for Best Actor in Separate Tables
    Oskar Kokoschka (1886) – Austrian artist, poet and playwright best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes

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