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Musicians Born in May 1908

Birthdays in Music

  • May 6 Necil Kazım Akses, Turkish classical composer, born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 1999)
  • May 7 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • May 15 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)
  • May 17 Sigismund Toduţă, Romanian composer, born in Simeria, Romania (d. 1991)
  • May 24 Krešimir Fribec, Croatian composer, born in Daruvar, Croatia (d. 1996)
  • May 27 Harold Rome, American composer (Fanny, Pins & Needles), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1993)

About May 1908

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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