On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1903

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Leighton Lucas, English composer & conductor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1982)
  • Jan 6 Boris Blacher, German composer (Orchester-Ornament), born in Yingkou, China (d. 1975)
  • Jan 6 Maurice Abravanel, American classical music conductor, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 1993)
  • Jan 6 Stanley Smith, American actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1974)
  • Jan 7 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer
  • Jan 7 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer
  • Jan 10 Jean Morel, French-born American conductor, born in Abbeville, France (d. 1975)
  • Jan 18 Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
  • Jan 22 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer

About January 1903

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)