Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899
Dancer
Cole PorterCole Porter
09 June 1891
Composer, Songwriter

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
29 April 1899
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
26 September 1898
Composer

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19 July 1868
Socialite

Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante
10 February 1893
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Pianist
Scott JoplinScott Joplin
24 November 1868
Composer and Pianist

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854
Conductor, Composer

Stephen FosterStephen Foster
04 July 1826
Composer, Lyricist
George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
03 July 1878
American playwright

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877
Musical Artist
Charles IvesCharles Ives
20 October 1874
Composer

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
08 July 1882
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

Amy BeachAmy Beach
05 September 1867
Pianist, Music Composer

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29 July 1887
Composer

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

Edgard VareseEdgard Varese
22 December 1883
Composer

Edmond Dédé Edmond Dédé
20 November 1827
Violinist and Orchestra Conductor

Karl Lawrence KingKarl Lawrence King
21 February 1891
Musician (Composer)
Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
17 June 1882
Composer

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

Eddie CantorEddie Cantor
31 January 1892
comedian

Ethel WatersEthel Waters
31 October 1896
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886
Street artist, Musician

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820
Poet
Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
06 December 1896
Lyricist

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
20 October 1890
Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz

Jerome KernJerome Kern
27 January 1885
Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin
Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22 January 1897
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

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Sidney BechetSidney Bechet
14 May 1897
Composer, Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Jazz musician
Max SteinerMax Steiner
10 May 1888
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
08 March 1892
Singer

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

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold
29 May 1897
Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Film score composer
W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
16 November 1873
Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer,
Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
26 June 1893
Singer

Paul WhitemanPaul Whiteman
28 March 1890
Bandleader

Billy RoseBilly Rose
06 September 1899
Impresario

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

Arthur FreedArthur Freed
09 September 1894
Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor,

Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
03 February 1842
Musician

King OliverKing Oliver
19 December 1881
Musician

Lorenz HartLorenz Hart
02 May 1895
Lyricist, Composer, Playwright, Songwriter,
Harry PartchHarry Partch
24 June 1901
Composer

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876
Writer
Molly PiconMolly Picon
28 February 1898
Actress

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

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
21 April 1889
Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Violinist,
Harry WarrenHarry Warren
24 December 1893
Composer

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

Arthur FiedlerArthur Fiedler
17 December 1894
Conductor

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

John Jacob NilesJohn Jacob Niles
28 April 1892
Musician

George SzellGeorge Szell
07 June 1897
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher
Blind Tom WigginsBlind Tom Wiggins
25 May 1849
Music Performer

Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15 December 1888
Playwright

Gus KahnGus Kahn
06 November 1886
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

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

Josef HofmannJosef Hofmann
20 January 1876
Pianist
Patty HillPatty Hill
27 March 1868
Composer

Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
08 August 1880
Pianist

Howard HansonHoward Hanson
28 October 1896
Composer
Uncle Dave MaconUncle Dave Macon
07 October 1870
Musician

Fritz ReinerFritz Reiner
19 December 1888
Conductor, Composer
Jimmy McHughJimmy McHugh
10 July 1894
Composer

Nicolas SlonimskyNicolas Slonimsky
27 April 1894
Conductor

Pierre MonteuxPierre Monteux
04 April 1875
Conductor
Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
02 December 1866
Composer

Mischa ElmanMischa Elman
20 January 1891
Violinist
Vincent YoumansVincent Youmans
27 September 1898
Composer

William BillingsWilliam Billings
07 October 1746
Composer

Al DubinAl Dubin
10 June 1891
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Robert Russell BennettRobert Russell Bennett
15 June 1894
Composer
Patrick GilmorePatrick Gilmore
25 December 1829
Composer
Lowell MasonLowell Mason
08 January 1792
Composer

Janette CarterJanette Carter
02 July 1923
Musician

Walter DonaldsonWalter Donaldson
15 February 1893
Songwriter

Johnny DoddsJohnny Dodds
12 April 1892
Musician
Roger SessionsRoger Sessions
28 December 1896
Composer

Bennie MotenBennie Moten
13 November 1894
Jazz pianist

Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
30 January 1862
Conductor

Bunk JohnsonBunk Johnson
27 December 1879
Musician

Rudolf FrimlRudolf Friml
07 December 1879
Composer
Charles Tomlinson GriffesCharles Tomlinson Griffes
17 September 1884
Composer

Edward HarriganEdward Harrigan
26 October 1844
Actor
Ossip GabrilowitschOssip Gabrilowitsch
07 February 1878
Pianist

Jimmy YanceyJimmy Yancey
20 February 1894
Pianist
Randall ThompsonRandall Thompson
21 April 1899
Composer
Irving CaesarIrving Caesar
04 July 1895
Lyricist