On This Day

Birthdays in Music in May 1892

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Howard Barlow, American conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Plain City, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • May 8 Ezio Pinza, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 9 Eric Westberg, Swedish composer, born in Hudiksvall, Sweden (d. 1944)
  • May 14 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer
  • May 14 Felix Petyrek, composer
  • May 16 Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • May 22 Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C), born in Amsterdam (d. 1969)
  • May 31 Louis Fourestier, composer
  • May 31 Willem Ravelli, baritone singer