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Musicians Born in August 1913

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Jerome Moross, American composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1983)
  • Aug 7 George Van Eps, American seven-string jazz guitarist, born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Aug 8 Axel Stordahl, American arranger & orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1963)
  • Aug 9 Harry Mills, American baritone singer (Mills Brothers - Paper Doll), born in Piqua, Ohio (d. 1982)
  • Aug 13 Anatoly Bogatyrev, Belarusian composer, born in Vitebsk, Belarus (d. 2003)
  • Aug 13 Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, born in San Sebastián, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain (d. 2002)
  • Aug 13 Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), born in Port Royal, Tennessee (d. 1999)
  • Aug 22 Robert Schollum, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1987)
  • Aug 23 Bob Crosby, American jazz singer and bandleader (Bob-Cats), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1993)
  • Aug 23 Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera, Venezuelan musician and composer, born in San Cristóbal, Táchira, Venezuela (d. 1993)
  • Aug 28 Richard Tucker [Reuben Ticker], American tenor (NY Met Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)

About August 1913

How Old? 106 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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