January 1925 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 7 Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC
  • Jan 14 Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Andry Maryanovich Nikodemovich, composer
  • Jan 12 Laurentiu Profeta, composer
  • Jan 13 Gwen Verdon, LA, actress/singer/dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity)
  • Jan 14 Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Slenczynska, 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)
  • Jan 25 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 30 Jakab Gyula Major, composer, dies at 66