On This Day

Musicians Born in May 1929

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Sonny James, [James Loden], country music singer-songwriter (Young Love), born in Hackelburg, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • May 2 Edward Levy, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • May 2 Luc Ferrari, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2005)
  • May 2 Link Wray, American rock guitarist, born in Dunn, North Carolina (d. 2005)
  • May 6 Leon Hughes, American singer (The Coasters), born in Dallas, Texas
  • May 16 Osmo Lindeman, Finnish composer (d. 1987)
  • May 18 Roger Matton, Canadian composer, born in Granby, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • May 19 Michael Adamis, composer
  • May 21 Charles Wadsworth, Barnesville Georgia, pianist (Lincoln Center)
  • May 22 Asher Ben-Yohanan, Israeli composer, born in Kávala, Greece (d. 2015)
  • May 25 Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • May 27 Donald Howard Keats, composer
  • May 31 Zoltán Aladár, Transylvanian composer, music critic and teacher (The Goat and the Three Goons), born in Homorodszentmárton, Romania (d. 1978)

About May 1929

How Old? 90 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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