On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1914

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 2 Félix Leclerc, French Canadian singer and composer (Moi, mes souliers), born in La Tuque, Québec, Canada (d. 1988)
  • Aug 5 Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
  • Aug 9 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian-Austrian conductor, born in Budapest (d. 1963)
  • Aug 12 Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1981)
  • Aug 13 Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer, born in Irun, Spain (d. 1970)
  • Aug 19 Fumio Hayasaka, composer
  • Aug 25 Alexei Haieff, American composer (Princess Zondilda), born in Biagoveschensk, Siberia (d. 1994)
  • Aug 28 Glenn Osser, American orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue), born in Munising, Michigan (d. 2014)

About August 1914

How Old? 105 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)