May 1901 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
  • May 5 Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (d. 1959)
  • May 7 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer
  • May 12 Hyam Greenbaum, composer
  • May 17 Werner Egk, Auchsesheim Germany, composer (Die Zaubergeige)
  • May 18 Harry Robert Wilson, composer
  • May 18 Henri-Pierre Sauguet, composer (La Chotte), born in Bordeaux, France
  • May 19 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, born in Corumbá, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • May 21 Horace Heidt, Alameda California, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon)
  • May 23 Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]
  • May 25 Milenko Zivkovic, composer
  • May 31 Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)