On This Day

Birthdays in Music in May 1920

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Jacob Gilboa [Erwin Goldberg], Israeli composer, born in KoŇ°ice, Czechoslovakia (d. 2007)
  • May 2 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor, born in Chavornay, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • May 10 Bert Weedon, English guitar player ("Play in a Day" books), born in London (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Beryl Bryden, jazz singer
  • May 18 Lucia Mannucci, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
  • May 20 Elizabeth "Betty" Driver, British singer and actress (Coronation Street, Pardon the Expression), born in Leicester, England (d. 2011)
  • May 21 Anthony Steel, British actor and singer (Malta Story, The Wooden Horse), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • May 23 Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)
  • May 26 Peggy Lee [Norma Delores Egstrom], American singer (Is That All There Is), born in Jamestown, North Dakota (d. 2002)
  • May 30 George London, bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1985)
  • May 30 John Heawood, Canadian actor, singer and choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), born in Canada (d. 1995)

About May 1920

How Old? 99 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)