On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1913

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Gardner Read, composer, born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Jan 9 Dr. Hepcat [Albert Lavada Durst], American blues pianist, born in Austin, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Jan 10 Haywood Frank Henry, American jazz baritone saxophonist, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1994)
  • Jan 15 Miriam Hyde, Australian composer, born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Jan 22 Verdina Shlonsky, composer
  • Jan 24 Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 26 Jimmy Van Heusen [Edward Chester Babcock], American composer and songwriter (All the Way, Love & Marriage), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jan 27 Milton Adolphus, composer
  • Jan 27 Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
  • Jan 28 Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1999)
  • Jan 31 Hector Iglesias Villoud, composer

About January 1913

How Old? 106 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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