On This Day

January 19, 1944 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Laurie London, English singer
  • Pehr Henrik Nordgren, Finnish composer (The Whole World Will Lament; Kwaidan-balladit), born in Saltvik, Åland Islands, Finland (d. 2008)

Deaths in Music

  • Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71
1944 in Music