On This Day

August 1905 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1963)
  • Aug 4 Boris Alexandrov, Soviet-Russian conductor (Alexandrov Ensemble, 1946-86), and composer, chiefly of patriotic and military music, born in Bologoye, Russian Empire (d. 1994)
  • Aug 8 André Jolivet, French composer (Jeune France, Mana), born in Paris, France (d. 1974)
  • Aug 18 Peter Paul Kreuder, German-Austrian pianist and film score composer, born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Aug 19 Jacques de Menasce, Austrian-American composer, born in Bad Ischl,, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1960)
  • Aug 20 (Weldon Leo) "Jack" Teagarden, American jazz trombonist (Paul Whiteman, 1933-38; Louis Armstrong's All-Stars, 1946-51), singer ("Basin Street Blues"), and bandleader, born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (King Pest), born in Fulham, London (d. 1951)
  • Aug 24 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist ("That's Alright"), born in Forest, Mississippi (d. 1974)
  • Aug 25 Undine Smith Moore, African-American composer, born in Jarratt, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • Aug 29 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, born in Moghiler-Podolsk (d. 1979)