August 1930 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
  • Aug 1 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], British pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Abbey Lincoln, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 7 Veljo Tormis, Estonian composer, born in Kuusalu (d. 2017)
  • Aug 11 Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer
  • Aug 13 Don Ho [Donald Tai Loy Ho], Chinese-American musician (Tiny Bubbles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Heino Jurisalu, Estonian composer (Kvintett puhkpillidele), born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1991)
  • Aug 20 Mario Bernardi, Canadian conductor
  • Aug 30 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Dudley "Big Tiny" Little Jr, American pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Worthington Minnesota (d. 2010)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 4 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 25 Siegfried Wagner, composer, dies at 61