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Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Michael Kemp Tippett, English composer/conductor (A Child of Our Time), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Jan 8 Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer and surrealist poet, born in La Spezia, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Jan 13 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Jan 16 Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor
  • Jan 25 Julia Smith, American composer, pianist, and author on musicology (Aaron Copland), born in Denton, Texas (d. 1989)
  • Jan 26 Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austrian singer, inspired "Sound of Music", (d. 2014)
  • Feb 10 Vilko Ukmar, Slovenian composer
  • Feb 15 Harold Arlen [Hyman Arluck], American composer (Over the Rainbow), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1986)
  • Feb 16 José Muñoz Molleda, a Spanish composer, journalist, jurist and politician
  • Feb 22 Luis Sandi, Mexican musician and composer, born in Mexico City (d. 1996)
  • Feb 23 Leonidas Zoras, French composer
  • Feb 24 Guillaume Landre, The Hague, Dutch composer
  • Mar 2 Marc Blitzstein, composer (Cradle Will Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 10 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles (d.1984)
  • Mar 18 John Kirkpatrick, American pianist (Concord Sonata), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 22 Carlo Alberto Pizzini, composer

  • Mar 23 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), born in Bremerhaven, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Mar 26 Pablo Garrido, composer
  • Mar 27 Leroy Carr, blues singer-songwriter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)
  • Apr 1 Winfried P I Zillig, German opera composer/conductor (Fantasia Irica)
  • Apr 2 Serge Lifar, Russian-French dancer, choreographer (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1986)
  • Apr 4 Eugene Bozza, French composer, born in Nice, France (d. 1991)
  • Apr 5 Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1996)
  • Apr 19 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer
  • Apr 27 Philip Radcliffe, English composer (d. 1986)
  • May 4 Mátyás Seiber, composer (Scherzando), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1960)
  • May 6 Norman De Tar, composer
  • May 8 Inglis Gundry, Wimbledon, British composer
  • May 8 Red Nichols, American musician (d. 1965)
  • May 10 Markos Vamvakaris, Greek rebetiko musician and songwriter (d. 1972)
  • May 18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • May 21 Edward Lockspeiser, composer
  • May 24 Zdeněk Blažek, Czech composer and music theorist (Verchovina), born in Žarošice, Moravia (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, born in Vienna (d. 1991)
  • May 29 Fela Sowande, composer
  • Jun 1 Dinora de Carvalho, composer
  • Jun 6 John Gart, Russian orchestra leader (Paul Winchell Show), born in Russia (d. 1989)
  • Jun 9 Walter Kraft, composer
  • Jun 13 Aldophus "Doc" Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1997)
  • Jun 18 Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer, born in Torila, Governorate of Livonia (d. 1982)
  • Jun 19 Taneli Kuusisto, composer

  • Jun 22 Walter Leigh, British composer, born in Wimbledon, London, England (d. 1942)
  • Jul 4 Dante Fiorillo, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jul 7 Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • Jul 17 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
  • Jul 19 Boyd Neel, English conductor (Story of an Orchestra), born in Blackheath, London (d. 1981)
  • Jul 19 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British composer, born in Karviná, Austrian Silesia (d. 1987)
  • Jul 22 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
  • Jul 23 Erich Itor Kahn, German composer of Jewish descent, born in Rimbach, Odenwald (d. 1956)
  • Aug 2 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1963)
  • Aug 8 Andre Jolivet, composer (L'Eunuque), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Peter Paul Kreuder, composer
  • Aug 19 Jacques de Menasce, composer
  • Aug 20 Jack Teagarden [Weldon Leo Teagarden], American trombonist and actor (Meet Band Leaders), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (King Pest), born in Fulham, London (d. 1951)
  • Aug 24 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist (That's Alright), born in Forest, Mississippi (d. 1974)
  • Aug 25 Undine Smith Moore, African-American composer, born in Jarratt, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • Aug 29 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, born in Moghiler-Podolsk (d. 1979)
  • Sep 1 Gervase Hughes, composer
  • Sep 1 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000)
  • Sep 3 Robert Ruthenfranz, German composer, born in Witten, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Sep 12 Boris Arapov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1992)
  • Sep 17 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer
  • Sep 18 Agnes De Mille, American dancer and choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Sep 23 Jeno Kenessey, composer
  • Oct 4 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, born in Roosendaal (d. 1985)
  • Oct 4 René Defossez, Belgian composer, born in Spa, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • Oct 9 May Moxon, Scottish dance producer, born in Townhead, Glasgow (d. 1996)
  • Oct 15 Alexey Fedorovich Kozlovsky, Russian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1977)
  • Oct 15 Dag Wirén, Swedish composer, born in Striberg, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • Oct 15 Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, born in Orange Free State (d. 1995)
  • Oct 22 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • Oct 23 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Poston, English composer, born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire (d. 1987)
  • Oct 30 Christian Darnton, composer
  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 8 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • Nov 12 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer
  • Nov 12 Solon Michaelides, composer
  • Nov 14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy
  • Nov 19 Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)
  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, composer
  • Nov 24 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • Dec 1 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, (d. 1995)
  • Dec 2 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer
  • Dec 8 Charles Cushing, composer
  • Dec 8 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer
  • Dec 11 Koos van de Griend, composer
  • Dec 14 Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin
  • Dec 15 Ferenc Farkas, composer
  • Dec 18 Richard Sturzenegger, composer
  • Dec 19 Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer
  • Dec 23 Arn Bjornsson, composer
  • Dec 31 Jule Styne, England, songwriter/composer (1954 Acad Award, 1968 Tony)