Deaths in Music in January 1989

  • Jan 8 Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Dutch folk singer, dies at 64
  • Jan 21 Billy Tipton, American musician (b. 1914)
  • Jan 27 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (b. 1918)
  • Jan 31 Yasushi Akutagawa, composer, dies at 63