On This Day

Musicians Born in May 1890

  • May 17 Philip James, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1975)
  • May 20 Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (Enzo-La Gioconde)
  • May 21 Albert van Raalte, conductor (AVRO-orchestra)
  • May 29 Francis de Bourguignon, Belgian composer, born in Brussels (d. 1961)