May 3, 1917 in Music

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • 1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel"

Birthdays in Music

  • Betty Comden, American lyricist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • George Gaynes, Dutch-American singer, actor and voice artist (Tootsie, Police Academy, General Hospital), born in Helsinki Finland (d. 2016)
  • James Penberthy, Australian composer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1999)