On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1918

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Buddy Weed, American pianist (Penthouse Party), born in Ossining, New York (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Albert Weisser, composer
  • Jan 13 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer
  • Jan 21 Antonio Janigro, Italian cellist (Zagreb Soloists), born in Milan, Italy
  • Jan 24 Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
  • Jan 27 Elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom)
  • Jan 27 Skitch Henderson, orchestra leader (Tonight Show), born in Birmingham, England

About January 1918

How Old? 101 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)