On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1902

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 3 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 3 Ray Block, French orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason), born in Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1982)
  • Aug 6 Michal Vilec, composer
  • Aug 9 Zino Francescatti, French violinist (NY Phil-1939), born in Marseille, France (d. 1991)
  • Aug 16 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, Polish composer (Double Bass Concerto), born in Wloclawek (d. 1967)
  • Aug 18 Julius Kalas, composer
  • Aug 21 Renato Fasano, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 25 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Aug 27 Herbert Menges, English composer, born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1972)
  • Aug 30 Arnold Maria Walter, Canadian composer, born in HanuĊĦovice, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)

About August 1902

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)