On This Day

Birthdays in Music in December 1923

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Maria M Callas, American soprano (Carmen), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 5 Johnny Pate, American jazz bassist (Chicago soul), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Dec 10 Abelardo Quinteros, Chilean composer, born in Valparaiso, Chile
  • Dec 16 Werner Haentjes, composer
  • Dec 23 Milt Okun, American music producer and arranger (John Denver, Peter, Paul and Mary), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 23 G√ľnther Schifter, Austrian music journalist
  • Dec 23 Claudio Scimone, Italian conductor, born in Padua, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Dec 25 Louis Lane, Eagle Pass Texas, conductor (Oere Orch 1968-73)

About December 1923

How Old? 95 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)