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Birthdays in Music in May 1907

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Kate Smith, American singer (God Bless American), born in Greenville, Virginia (d. 1986)
  • May 5 Yoritsune Matsudaira, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2001)
  • May 7 Jef van Durme, Belgian composer, born in Kemzeke-Waas, Belgium (d. 1965)
  • May 10 Harilaos Perpessas, composer
  • May 15 Josef Alexander, composer
  • May 18 Clifford Curzon, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal), born in London, England
  • May 27 Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader and pianist, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)

About May 1907

How Old? 112 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)