January 1938 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 10 Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall
  • Jan 16 1st jazz concert held at Carnegie Hall (Benny Goodman)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
  • Jan 7 Paul Revere, American pianist (Paul Revere & Raiders), born in Harvard Nebraska, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 13 Paavo Johannes Heininen, composer
  • Jan 14 Allen Toussaint [Naomi Neville], American R&B musician & songwriter (Ride Your Pony), born in Gert Town, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Jan 14 Jack Jones, American singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 16 Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
  • Jan 19 Eskil Hemberg, composer
  • Jan 19 Phil Everly, Brownie Ky, singer (Everly Bros-Wake Up Little Susie)
  • Jan 24 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist
  • Jan 25 Etta James [Jamesetta Hawkins], American singer (Roll with Me, At Last), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Jan 27 Kim Gardner, rocker (Byrds)
  • Jan 31 Daevid Allen [Christopher David], Australian musician and performance artist (Soft Machine, Gong), born in Melbourne (d. 2015)