On This Day in Music for January 1

Events in Music

Musicians Born on Jan 1

  • 1628 Christoph Bernhard, German composer
  • 1652 Johann Krieger, German composer and organist, born in Nuremberg (d. 1735)
  • 1697 Johann Pfeiffer, composer
  • 1723 Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer
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Weddings in Music

  • 1958 American entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. marries Loray White; divorce in 1959
  • 2002 British guitar legend Eric Clapton (56) weds Melia McEnery (25) at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Surrey, London
  • 2004 American Singer Lou Rawls (71) weds flight attendant Nina Malek Inman (33) at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee

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