Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899
Dancer
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
29 April 1899
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Cole PorterCole Porter
09 June 1891
Composer, Songwriter

Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante
10 February 1893
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Pianist

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
26 September 1898
Composer

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19 July 1868
Socialite
Scott JoplinScott Joplin
24 November 1868
Composer and Pianist

Stephen FosterStephen Foster
04 July 1826
Composer, Lyricist

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854
Conductor, Composer

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
03 July 1878
American playwright
Charles IvesCharles Ives
20 October 1874
Composer

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877
Musical Artist
Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
08 July 1882
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

Amy BeachAmy Beach
05 September 1867
Pianist, Music Composer

Louis Moreau GottschalkLouis Moreau Gottschalk
08 May 1829
Composer
Edward MacDowellEdward MacDowell
18 December 1860
Composer and Pianist

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29 July 1887
Composer
Edgard VareseEdgard Varese
22 December 1883
Composer

Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
17 June 1882
Composer

Edmond Dédé Edmond Dédé
20 November 1827
Violinist and Orchestra Conductor
Karl Lawrence KingKarl Lawrence King
21 February 1891
Musician (Composer)

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
11 May 1888
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,
Jack FrostJack Frost
25 November 1893
Composer

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820
composer, poet, singer, writer, teacher,

Eddie CantorEddie Cantor
31 January 1892
comedian

Jerome KernJerome Kern
27 January 1885
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin
Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
20 October 1890
Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886
Street artist, Musician

Ethel WatersEthel Waters
31 October 1896
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor

Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
06 December 1896
Lyricist

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22 January 1897
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
16 November 1873
Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer,

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Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
14 May 1897
Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Blind Lemon JeffersonBlind Lemon Jefferson
24 September 1893
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Street artist,

Max SteinerMax Steiner
10 May 1888
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29 May 1897
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer
Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
08 March 1892
Singer

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
02 February 1875
Composer, Violinist
Mack SennettMack Sennett
17 January 1880
Actor

Paul WhitemanPaul Whiteman
28 March 1890
Bandleader

Lorenz HartLorenz Hart
02 May 1895
Lyricist, Composer, Playwright, Songwriter,
Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
26 June 1893
Singer

Arthur FreedArthur Freed
09 September 1894
Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor,
King OliverKing Oliver
19 December 1881
Musician

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
11 March 1897
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876
Writer

Harry PartchHarry Partch
24 June 1901
Composer

Harry WarrenHarry Warren
24 December 1893
Composer
Billy RoseBilly Rose
06 September 1899
Impresario

Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
03 February 1842
Musician

Eugene OrmandyEugene Ormandy
18 November 1899
Conductor, University teacher, Concertmaster

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21 April 1889
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,
Molly PiconMolly Picon
28 February 1898
Actress

James Reese EuropeJames Reese Europe
22 February 1880
Composer
Victor HerbertVictor Herbert
01 February 1859
Composer

Uncle Dave MaconUncle Dave Macon
07 October 1870
Musician

Arthur FiedlerArthur Fiedler
17 December 1894
Conductor
Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15 December 1888
Playwright

George SzellGeorge Szell
07 June 1897
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher
Al DubinAl Dubin
10 June 1891
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Howard HansonHoward Hanson
28 October 1896
Composer

Ferde GroféFerde Grofé
27 March 1892
Composer
Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
03 April 1895
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Gus KahnGus Kahn
06 November 1886
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score
Pierre MonteuxPierre Monteux
04 April 1875
Conductor

Lowell MasonLowell Mason
08 January 1792
Composer

Patty HillPatty Hill
27 March 1868
Composer

Josef HofmannJosef Hofmann
20 January 1876
Pianist, Composer, Screenwriter, University
Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
02 December 1866
Composer
Nicolas SlonimskyNicolas Slonimsky
27 April 1894
Conductor

Fritz ReinerFritz Reiner
19 December 1888
Conductor, Composer

Vincent YoumansVincent Youmans
27 September 1898
Composer

William BillingsWilliam Billings
07 October 1746
Composer
Howard DietzHoward Dietz
08 September 1896
Opinion journalist

E.Y. HarburgE.Y. Harburg
08 April 1896
Lyricist

Jimmie RodgersJimmie Rodgers
08 September 1897
 

Daniel Decatur EmmettDaniel Decatur Emmett
29 October 1815
Songwriter

William Christopher HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
16 November 1873
Composer
James PierpontJames Pierpont
25 April 1822
composer, lyricist, songwriter

Huddie William LedbetterHuddie William Ledbetter
20 January 1888
Singer
Thomas Andrew DorseyThomas Andrew Dorsey
01 July 1899
Musician