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August 17, 1936 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician and actor and activist, born on Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2007)
  • Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava

Deaths in Music

  • Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36
1936 in Music