January 1918 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)
  • Jan 6 Buddy Weed, pianist (Penthouse Party), born in Ossining, New York
  • Jan 11 Albert Weisser, composer
  • Jan 13 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer
  • Jan 21 Antonio Janigro, Italian cellist (Zagreb Soloists), born in Milan, Italy
  • Jan 24 Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
  • Jan 27 Elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom)
  • Jan 27 Skitch Henderson, orchestra leader (Tonight Show), born in Birmingham, England

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 8 Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 18 Bohuslav Jeremiรกลก, Czech composer, dies at 58