On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1911

  • Jan 1 Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]
  • Jan 6 Yannis Papaioannou, Greek composer & teacher, born in Kavala, Greece (d. 1989)
  • Jan 8 Andrej Ocenas, composer
  • Jan 14 George Amadee Tremblay, Canadian pianist & composer, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Jan 14 Helmut Degen, German composer, born in Aglasterhausen, Germany (d. 1995)
  • Jan 17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austrian musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • Jan 18 Gabor Darvas, Hungarian composer, born in Satu Mare, Romania (d. 1985)
  • Jan 22 Bruno Kreisky, Austrian bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • Jan 22 Roberto Garcia Morillo, Argentine composer and music critic, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2003)
  • Jan 22 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
  • Jan 23 Dan Smith, English singer-songwriter, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 26 Norbert Schultze, composer
  • Jan 27 Benay Venuta [Benvenuta Rose Crooke], American actress, singer and dancer (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)
  • Jan 30 Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)

About January 1911

How Old? 109 or 110 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Jan 1 - Jan 29), Pig (Jan 30 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)