On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1907

  • Jan 1 Erich Schmid, composer
  • Jan 2 Salvador Ley, composer
  • Jan 7 Nicanor Zabaleta, Spanish harpist, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1993)
  • Jan 17 Henk Badings, Dutch opera composer (Orestes), born in Bandung, Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 1987)
  • Jan 18 Janos Ferencsik, Hungarian conductor (Budapest Opera), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1984)
  • Jan 26 Eddie Ballantine, American orchestra leader (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Jan 28 Constantin Regamey, composer
  • Jan 31 Benny Morton, American jazz trombonist (Teddy Wilson Sextet), born in New York City (d. 1985)
  • Jan 31 Emanuel Sayles, American jazz banjo player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana (d. 1986)

About January 1907

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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