On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1913

  • Feb 5 Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger
  • Feb 9 Erskine Butterfield American swing and boogie-woogie jazz pianist, singer, and composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1961)
  • Feb 11 Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer
  • Feb 17 Oskar Danon, Yugoslav conductor (Belgrade Opera, 1944-65), born in Sarajevo, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) (d. 2009)
  • Feb 17 Rene Leibowitz, Polish-born French composer (d. 1972)
  • Feb 19 Alvin Derold Etler, composer
  • Feb 20 Jozef Kresanek, composer
  • Feb 22 George "Buddy" Tate, American jazz saxophonist, born in Sherman, Texas (d. 2001)

About February 1913

How Old? 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Feb 1 - Feb 5), Ox (Feb 6 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)