On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1916

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 3 Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist, born in Badayun, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India (d. 1970)
  • Aug 18 Moura Lympany, Saltash England, pianist (OBE-1979)
  • Aug 24 Léo Ferré, French composer and singer, born in Monaco (d. 1993)
  • Aug 28 Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist, born in Saint-Martin, Quebec (d. 1997)

About August 1916

How Old? 103 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)