On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1936

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Eve Queler, American conductor, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRoger Miller

Jan 2 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • Jan 3 Jos Kunst, Dutch composer, born in Roermond (d. 1996)
  • Jan 7 Eldee Young, US bassist (Young Holt Unlimited-Hang on Sloopy)
  • Jan 8 Zdeněk Mácal, Czech conductor, born in Bmo, Czech Republic
  • Jan 9 Peter Fletcher, British orchestral conductor & music teacher
  • Jan 11 Katie Webster [Kathyrne Jewel Thorne], American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie Queen), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Jan 13 Ami Maayani, Israeli composer and conductor, born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Jan 13 Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone
  • Jan 14 Clarence Carter, American singer (Thread the Needle), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jan 19 Elliott Schwartz, composer, born in New York City
  • Jan 24 Daniel Goode, composer
  • Jan 24 Jack Scott, Canadian rocker (My True Love)
  • Jan 28 Jack Scott, vocalist (My True Love)
  • Jan 28 Robert Suderburg, composer
  • Jan 29 Malcolm Binns, concert pianist
  • Jan 29 James Jamerson, American bass guitarist for Motown Records, born in Edisto, South Carolina (d. 1983)
  • Jan 31 Marvin Junior, singer (Dells-Oh What a Night)

About January 1936

How Old? 83 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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