On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1925

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Andry Maryanovich Nikodemovich, composer
  • Jan 12 Laurentiu Profeta, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2006)
  • Jan 13 Gwyneth “Gwen” Verdon, American actress, singe and dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity), born in Culver City, California (d. 2000)
  • Jan 14 Louis Quilico, Canadian opera singer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2000)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Slenczynska, American pianist, born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 17 Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
  • Jan 23 Marty Paich, American musician, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), born in Oakland, California (d. 1995)

Person of interestMaria Tallchief

Jan 24 Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, born in Fairfax, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief
  • Jan 25 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician & songwriter, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1992)

About January 1925

How Old? 94 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Jan 23), Ox (Jan 24 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)