On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1922

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, born in Alkmaar (d. 1992)
  • Jan 3 Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)
  • Jan 4 Frank Wess, flutist/saxophonist/composer, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 6 Finn Einar Mortensen, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1983)
  • Jan 7 Robert De Cormier, American conductor and musical director (The Belafonte Folk Singers), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jan 8 Abbey Simon, American pianist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 16 Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
  • Jan 18 Yehezkel Braun, Israeli composer (Shir ha-shirim), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2014)
  • Jan 20 Ray Anthony, American orchestra leader (Ray Anthony Show, Peter Gunn Theme), born in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 21 Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas, American singer (If?) and character actor (Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Garden City New Jersey, (d. 1994)
  • Jan 30 Pal Jardanyi, composer

About January 1922

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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