Deaths in Music in January 1974

  • Jan 2 Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67
  • Jan 4 Karel Janeček, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • Jan 5 Roy Bargy, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79
  • Jan 5 Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (b. 1907)
  • Jan 13 Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906)
  • Jan 15 Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76
  • Jan 26 Wiktor Labunski, composer, dies at 78