On This Day

January 23, 2018 in Music

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Singer Neil Diamond retires after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond

Deaths in Music

  • Hugh Masekela, South African trumpeter, anti-apartheid activist (I Am Not Afraid), described as the "father of South African jazz," dies at 78
  • Lari White, American country music singer and actress (You Can Be a Star winner- 1988), dies of peritoneal cancer at 52