Birthdays in Music in December 1923

  • 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, composer
  • 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
  • Dec 25 Louis Lane, Eagle Pass Texas, conductor (Oere Orch 1968-73)