Deaths in Music in January 1953

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Jan 1 Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • Jan 8 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78
  • Jan 10 Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56
  • Jan 12 Simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82
  • Jan 15 Viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer, dies at 76