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May 19, 1939 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • (Cornelius) "Sonny" Fortune, American jazz saxophonist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, American composer, born in New York City
  • Tomasz Sikorski, Polish minimalist composer (Solitude of Sounds), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1988)
1939 in Music