On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1904

  • Feb 1 Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, American trombonist and plunger-mute pioneer (Duke Ellington Orchestra), born in New York City (d. 1946)
  • Feb 2 Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer
  • Feb 3 Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, born in Pisino, Austrian Empire (d. 1975)
  • Feb 4 Predrag Milosevic, composer
  • Feb 8 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
  • Feb 20 Armin Loos, German-born American composer, born in Darmstadt (d. 1971)
  • Feb 21 Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet
  • Feb 29 Alan Richardson, Scottish composer and pianist, born in Edinbugh, Scotland (d. 1978)
  • Feb 29 Jimmy Dorsey, American orchestra leader (Stage Show), born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 29 Rukmini Devi Arundale, Indian dancer and founder of Kalakshetra (d. 1986)

About February 1904

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit (Feb 1 - Feb 15), Dragon (Feb 16 - Feb 29)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)