On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1910

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
  • Aug 4 William Schuman, American composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Aug 6 Friedrich Schroder, composer
  • Aug 12 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Romeo & Juliet)
  • Aug 14 Pierre Schaeffer, French electronics engineer and composer, born in Nancy, France (d. 1995)
  • Aug 15 Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Aug 17 Eric Aaltonen, composer
  • Aug 18 Herman Berlinski, composer
  • Aug 24 Bernhard Heiden, German-American composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Aug 29 Robert Pineda-Duque, Colombian composer, born in El Santuario, Colombia (d. 1977)

About August 1910

How Old? 109 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)