Birthdays in Music in August 1912

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 4 David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura, Modern Times), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Aug 10 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
  • Aug 21 Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), born in St. Helier, Channel Islands (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Aug 31 Ramon Vinay, Chilean operatic tenor, born in Chill├ín, Chile (d. 1996)

About August 1912

How Old? 106 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)