On This Day

Birthdays in Music in May 1900

Birthdays in Music

  • May 5 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan gewinnt), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • May 14 Leo Smit, Dutch composer who died in a Nazi extermination camp, born in Amsterdam (d. 1943)
  • May 17 Nicolai Berezowsky, Russian-American composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1953)
  • May 28 Tommy Ladnier, American jazz musician, born in Mandeville, Louisiana (d. 1939)