On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1880

  • Aug 5 Gertrude E Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden), born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1962)
  • Aug 10 Clarence Cameron White, American composer, born in Clarksville, Tennessee
  • Aug 11 Frederick Jerome Work, composer
  • Aug 17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • Aug 25 Robert E. Stolz, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1975)