On This Day

Musicians Born in May 1878

  • May 15 Francisco Pujol, composer
  • May 19 Adam von Ahn Carse, British composer and instrument collector, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1958)
  • May 20 Karel Komzák III, Austrian conductor and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1924) [1]

Bill Robinson

May 25 Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American actor and tap dancer (Stormy Weather; The Little Colonel), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1949)