August 1909 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 10 Brian Easdale, composer
  • Aug 10 Claude Thornhill, composer
  • Aug 11 Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer
  • Aug 16 Paul Smith Callaway, composer
  • Aug 17 Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1985)
  • Aug 21 Jon William Jr Haussermann, composer
  • Aug 22 Sergius Kagen, composer
  • Aug 25 Arwel Hughes, Welsh composer, born in Rhosllannerchrugog, Wales (d. 1988)
  • Aug 27 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 17 Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78