January 1948 in Music History

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Months in 1948: February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Events in Music

Events 1 - 2 of 2

9th - Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston
13th - 1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 26 of 26

2nd - Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)
3rd - Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)
5th - Thom Mooney, rocker
7th - Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
7th - Kenny Loggins, Everett WA, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose)
9th - Bill Cowsill, Newport RI, rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
9th - Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
10th - Cyril Neville, US singer/percussionist (Neville Bros-Yellow Moon)
10th - Donald Fagen, Passaic NJ, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg)
10th - Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
14th - Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, St. Louis, Missouri, American musician and producer
14th - Tim Harris, rocker (Foundations)
15th - Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
17th - Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
17th - Anne Queffélec, French pianist
19th - Harvey Hinsley, rocker
20th - Mel Pritchard, English rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
22nd - Gilbert Levine, American conductor
23rd - Anita Pointer, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy), born in Oakland, California
24th - Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
26th - Corky Laing, rocker (Mountain)
27th - Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
27th - Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
29th - Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
29th - Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
29th - Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

1st - Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66
1st - Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer, dies at 73
8th - Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (b. 1891)
21st - Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72
26th - Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65

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