August 1923 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Yoshinao Nakada, composer
  • Aug 4 Arthur Butterworth, composer
  • Aug 6 Jack Parnell, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show), born in London, England
  • Aug 10 Rhonda Fleming [Marilyn Louis], American actress and singer nicknamed the "Queen of Technicolor" (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 14 William Flanagan, composer
  • Aug 15 Rose Marie [Mazzetta], American actress, comedienne and singer (The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Doris Day Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 17 Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Aug 20 Jim Reeves, American country singer and actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), born in Panola County, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Richard Adler, composer/songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
  • Aug 26 Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70), born in Munich. Germany
  • Aug 29 Lester Albert Trimble, composer
  • Aug 30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)