On This Day

Musicians Born in December 1900

  • Dec 12 Sammy Davis Sr., American dancer (Mr. Wonderful), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Dec 13 Jonel Perlea, Romanian opera conductor, born in Ograda, Romania (d. 1970)
  • Dec 14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, born in Nikopol, Bulgaria (d. 1973)
  • Dec 17 Lucijan Marija Škerjajanc, Slovene pianist/composer/conductor/teacher, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1973)
  • Dec 22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 25 Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda)
  • Dec 29 Willie Humphrey, American jazz clarinetist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1994)

About December 1900

How Old? 120 years old
Generation: Lost Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)