On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1907

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 3 Lawrence Brown, American trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra), born in Lawrence, Kansas (d. 1988)
  • Aug 8 Benny Carter, American musician and composer (Easy Money, King Carter), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 14 Stanley Adams, American lyricist and songwriter (What a Diff'rence a Day Makes), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 16 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Israeli composer, born in Kolozsv├ír, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • Aug 17 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
  • Aug 18 Enoch Light, American orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1978)
  • Aug 18 Howard Swanson, American composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1978)
  • Aug 18 Otto Mortensen, composer
  • Aug 19 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
  • Aug 20 Anatole Fistoulari, Ukrainian conductor, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1995)

About August 1907

How Old? 112 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)