On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1909

  • Oct 4 Noel Chiboust, French jazz trumpeter and saxophonist, born in Thorigny-sur-Marne, France (d. 1994)
  • Oct 7 Shura Cherkassky, pianist
  • Oct 14 Kalervo Tuukkanen, Finnish composer (Karhunpyynti (The Bear Hunt)) , born in Mikkeli, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Oct 17 Cozy Cole [William Randolph Cole], American jazz drummer (Topsy I, Topsy II), born in East Orange, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • Oct 20 Monique Hare, French pianist
  • Oct 28 Ādolfs Skulte, Latvian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 2000)

About October 1909

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)