Birthdays in Music in 1907

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  • Jan 1 Erich Schmid, composer
  • Jan 2 Salvador Ley, composer
  • Jan 17 Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)
  • Jan 18 Janos Ferencsik, conductor (Budapest Opera), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jan 26 Eddie Ballantine, orchestra leader (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 28 Constantin Regamey, composer
  • Feb 1 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, São Paulo Brazil, composer/conductor
  • Feb 13 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • Feb 15 Jean Langlais, composer
  • Feb 16 Fernando Previtali, composer
  • Feb 17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • Feb 20 Nadine Conner, California, soprano (Carmen, Pamina-Magic Flute)
  • Feb 27 Mildred Bailey, American singer (d. 1951)
  • Mar 7 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
  • Mar 9 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
  • Mar 10 Robert de Roos, composer
  • Mar 15 Jimmy McPartland, jazz trumpeteer/actor (Magic Horn)
  • Mar 15 Zarah Leander, Swedish actress and singer (d. 1981)
  • Mar 19 Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
  • Mar 19 Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
  • Mar 26 Leigh Harline, composer
  • Mar 26 Louis Saguer, composer
  • Mar 28 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
  • Mar 29 "Braguinha", Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
  • Apr 1 Walter Kaufmann, composer
  • Apr 11 William Henry Swinburne, music teacher
  • Apr 18 Miklos Rozsa, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Apr 19 Gino Contilli, composer
  • Apr 20 William Dollar, ballet dancer/choreographer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 21 Antoni Szalowski, composer
  • Apr 21 Beatrice Kay, American singer/actress, Sister Sue-Calvin & Col), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Vaclav Trojan, composer
  • Apr 25 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
  • Apr 29 Tino Rossi, Ajaccio France, singer (Deux Amours, Marlene)
  • May 1 Kate Smith, American singer (d. 1986)
  • May 5 Yoritsune Matsudaira, composer
  • May 7 Jef van Durme, composer
  • May 10 Harilaos Perpessas, composer
  • May 15 Josef Alexander, composer
  • May 18 Clifford Curzon, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal), born in London, England

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 22 Laurence Olivier, English actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1989)

  • May 27 Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader
  • May 28 Henry Ritz, comedian/dancer (Ritz Brothers)
  • Jun 3 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • Jun 4 Marjan Kozina, composer
  • Jun 11 Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
  • Jun 12 Giorgio Nataletti, composer
  • Jun 18 Benny Payne, pianist (Billy Daniels Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 20 Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
  • Jun 24 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
  • Jul 3 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • Jul 4 Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic (d. 1996)
  • Jul 8 Kishio Hirao, composer
  • Jul 18 Yvonne Desportes, composer
  • Jul 19 Gunter Bialas, composer
  • Jul 22 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • Jul 24 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario
  • Jul 25 Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
  • Jul 26 Gioconda de Vito, violinist
  • Aug 3 Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)
  • Aug 5 Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter
  • Aug 8 Benny Carter, American musician/composer (Easy Money, King Carter), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 14 Stanley Adams, songwriter
  • Aug 16 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Israeli composer
  • Aug 17 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
  • Aug 18 Enoch Light, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Aug 18 Howard Swanson, composer
  • Aug 18 Otto Mortensen, composer
  • Aug 19 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
  • Aug 20 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
  • Sep 5 Sunnyland Albert Luandrew Slim, blues pianist
  • Sep 7 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer
  • Sep 9 Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)
  • Sep 23 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • Sep 24 Pierre Moulaert, composer
  • Sep 25 Jan Felderhof, composer
  • Sep 29 Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • Sep 30 Arnold Elston, composer
  • Oct 1 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • Oct 2 William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
  • Oct 5 Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 12 Wolfgang Fortner, composer
  • Oct 14 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • Oct 14 Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 19 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Salviucci, composer
  • Oct 27 Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)
  • Nov 1 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • Nov 3 James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist
  • Nov 3 Joe Turner, US jazz pianist
  • Nov 9 Burrill Phillips, composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 10 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

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  • Nov 18 Compay Segundo, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2003)
  • Nov 19 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • Nov 22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 30 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
  • Dec 3 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 8 Tony Aubin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • Dec 11 Norbert Rosseau, composer
  • Dec 12 Fred Elizalde, composer
  • Dec 12 Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die)
  • Dec 20 Paul Francis Webster, songwriter (d. 1984)
  • Dec 22 Yoshio Hasegawa, composer
  • Dec 25 Cab[ell] Calloway, bandleader (Minnie the Moocha, Jazzball), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 27 Jan Willem van Otterloo, Dutch composer
  • Dec 27 Nils-Eric Ringbom, composer
  • Dec 27 Willem Van Otterloo, Winterwijk Holland, conductor (Melbourne 1967-71)
  • Dec 28 Roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
  • Dec 30 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)