On This Day

Musicians Born in May 1927

  • May 1 Billy Byers, American jazz trombonist and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • May 5 Charles Rosen, American pianist and musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • May 20 David Frederick Barlow, composer
  • May 20 Walter Aschaffenburg, German-American composer, born in Essen, Germany (d. 2005)
  • May 28 Bernhard Lewkovitch, Danish organist and composer, born in Copenhagen
  • May 31 Red Holloway [James], Helena, Arkansas, jazz tenor saxophonist, (d. 2012)

About May 1927

How Old? 93 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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