On This Day

January 2013 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 18 Brandon Boyd announces his new band, Sons of the Sea

Musician Brandon Boyd
Brandon Boyd

Deaths in Music

Person of interestPatti Page

Jan 1 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American pop singer, dies at 85

Singer Patti Page
Patti Page
  • Jan 2 Rod Hicks, American bassist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), dies at 71
  • Jan 3 M S Gopalakrishnan, Indian Carnatic violinist, dies at 81
  • Jan 4 Sammy Johns, American country artist, dies at 66
  • Jan 5 Sybil Michelow, South-African contralto and composer, dies at 87
  • Jan 15 Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), dies at 90
  • Jan 15 Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, dies at 73 [1]
  • Jan 15 Mario Kuri-Aldana, Mexican composer, and teacher, dies at 81
  • Jan 17 Lizbeth Webb, English soprano, dies at 86
  • Jan 20 Bob Engemann, American singer, (The Lettermen), dies at 77
  • Jan 21 Michael Adamis, Greek electro-acoustic music composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 25 Zekkariyas [Cecil Womack], American soul songwriter, singer, and record producer (Womack & Womack - "Teardrops"), dies at 64
  • Jan 26 Edwin London, American horn player, conductor (Cleveland Chamber Orchestra; Ineluctable Modality Choir), and composer (Dream Thing on Biblical Episodes), dies at 83
  • Jan 30 Patty Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 94
  • Jan 30 Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 74