today’s birthdays

Born Friday, January 21, 1887

Alfred Henry Ackley

From Spring Hill, Pennsylvania | Died Whittier California

Born Monday, January 21, 1980

Abbie Betinis

From St. Paul, Minnesota

Born Friday, January 21, 1916

Houston Bright

From Midland, Texas | Died 1970 Canyon Texas

Born Friday, January 21, 1944

Neely Bruce

From Memphis, Tennessee

Born Wednesday, January 21, 1970

James R. Carlson

Born Tuesday, January 21, 1936

Fird \Snooks\ Eaglin

From New Orleans, Louisiana | Died 2009

Born Thursday, January 21, 1937

George Flynn

From Miles City, MT | NewMusicbox article

Born Tuesday, January 21, 1941

Richie Havens

From Brooklyn, New York

Born Wednesday, January 21, 1885

Huddie 'Leadbelly' Ledbetter

| Died 1949

Born Saturday, January 21, 1939

Jeanne Lee

| Died 2000 | NewMusicbox article

Born Tuesday, January 21, 1975

Jason Moran

From Houston, Texas | NewMusicbox article

Born Friday, January 21, 1949

David Moss

From New York, New York

Born Monday, January 21, 1895

Muriel Pollock

From Kingsbridge, New York | Died Hollywood California

Born Wednesday, January 21, 1891

Timothy Mather Spelman

| Died 1970

Born Saturday, January 21, 1899

Alexander Tcherepnin

From St. Petersburg, | Died 1977

Born Tuesday, January 21, 1958

Frank Ticheli

From Monroe, Louisiana | NewMusicbox article

Born Saturday, January 21, 1967

P. Kellach Waddle

From Louisville, Kentucky