On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1917

  • Feb 1 Edward Simons, American classical violinist and conductor (Rockland Symphony, 1962-2017), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Feb 6 Arthur Gold, Canadian pianist, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1990)
  • Feb 6 Liberato Firmino Sifonia, Italian composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1995)
  • Feb 7 Milton "Milt" Holland, American drummer, percussionist, ethnomusicologist (film Tinkerbell's tinkle, Bewitched's nose tinkle), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Feb 12 Thomas Scherman, American conductor (Little Orchestra Society, 1947-75), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Feb 20 Phil Moore, American jazz pianist, arranger, and bandleader, born in Portland Oregon (d. 1987) [1]
  • Feb 21 Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis; Ziegfeld Follies), born in Amsterdam, New York (d. 1996)

About February 1917

How Old? 103 or 104 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)