On This Day

Birthdays in Music in December 1908

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (d. 1984)
  • Dec 3 Halsey Stevens, American composer (Triskelion), born in Scott, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 10 Olivier Messiaen, French composer (L'Ame en Bourgeon), born in Avignon, France (d. 1992)
  • Dec 11 Elliott Cook Carter Jr, American composer (Tom & Lily), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Dec 13 Victor Babin, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1972)
  • Dec 17 William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer
  • Dec 20 Julio C├ęsar Brero [or Giulio Cesare], Italian-born Argentine composer and lawyer (Novella), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1973)
  • Dec 20 Norman Hackforth, British musician & radio broadcaster, born in Bihar, British India
  • Dec 25 Jan Seidel, Czech composer, born in Nymburk, Bohemia (d. 1998)
  • Dec 31 Marko Rothmuller, Croatian composer, born in Slavonski Brod, Croatia (d. 1993)

About December 1908

How Old? 110 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)