August 1904 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 8 István Szelényi, Hungarian pianist and composer, born in Altsohl, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)
  • Aug 11 Jess Stacy, jazz pianist, born in Bird's Point, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Aug 13 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician and actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), born in Olathe, Kansas (d. 1999)
  • Aug 17 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
  • Aug 21 [William] Count Basie, jazz musician and band leader ( "One O'Clock Jump"), born in Red Bank, New Jersey (d. 1984)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 4 Arnold Krug, German composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 6 Eduard Hanslick, German music critic, dies at 78
  • Aug 30 Kate Fanny Loder, English composer and pianist, dies at 79