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Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Lorenzo Herrera, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 1960)
  • Aug 6 Cyril Mockridge, composer
  • Aug 13 Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
  • Aug 19 Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer
  • Aug 26 Richard Hammond, composer
  • Aug 27 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor [o.s. 15-08]

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 18 Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88