On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1905

  • Aug 2 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1963)
  • Aug 8 André Jolivet, French composer (Jeune France, Mana), born in Paris, France (d. 1974)
  • Aug 18 Peter Paul Kreuder, German-Austrian pianist and film score composer, born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 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)

About August 1905

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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