On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1915

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Uta Graf, singer/teacher
  • Jan 10 Dean Dixon, American conductor, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jan 18 Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (d. 1984)
  • Jan 19 Alvy West, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 24 Vitezslava Kapralova, composer
  • Jan 25 Ewan MacColl, Scottish folk singer-songwriter (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face), born in Broughton, United Kingdom (d. 1989)
  • Jan 27 Jack Brymer, clarinetist
  • Jan 29 John Serry, Sr., American musician and arranger (d. 2003)
  • Jan 31 Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist and orchestra leader (Air time '57), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1976)
  • Jan 31 Alan Lomax, American musicologist (d. 2002)

About January 1915

How Old? 104 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

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