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May 26, 1926 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Joseph Horovitz, British composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Maria de Lourdes Martins, Portuguese pianist and composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2009)

Person of interestMiles Davis

Miles Davis, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer (Kinda Blue; Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet; Sketches of Spain), born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1991)

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis

1926 in Music