January 1923 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 4 1st broadcast of "Barn Dance Show" (WBAP - Fort Worth Texas)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Milt [Bags] Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • Jan 1 Barbara Baxley, American actress and singer (Norma Rae, Countdown), born in Stockton, California (d. 1990)
  • Jan 3 Dragutin Gostuski, composer
  • Jan 4 Flavio Testi, composer
  • Jan 5 Sam [Samuel] Phillips, Florence Alabama, record producer and founder of Sun Records (launched Elvis Presley's career)
  • Jan 5 Sam Phillips, American record producer and founder of Sun Records and Sun Studios, born in Florence, Alabama (d. 2003)
  • Jan 7 Charles Russell Woolen, composer
  • Jan 13 Danil Shafran, cellist
  • Jan 16 Roy Lanham, Western guitar player (Sons of the Pioneers), born in Corbin Kentucky
  • Jan 20 Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer
  • Jan 20 Slim Whitman, American country singer (Rose Marie), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Jan 21 Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), born in Cadiz, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Jan 22 Friedrich Zehm, composer
  • Jan 22 Leslie Bassett, classical composer (Variations for Orchestra - Pulitzer Prize 1966), born in Hanford, California (d. 2016)
  • Jan 24 Simeon ten Holt, composer
  • Jan 25 Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (d. 2003)
  • Jan 26 Anne Jeffreys [Annie Carmichael], American singer and actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2017)