Famous Deaths in January 1875

  • Jan 3 Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68
  • Jan 3 Pierre Larousse, French editor (b. 1817)
  • Jan 18 Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 20 Jean-Fran├žois Millet, French painter (b. 1814)
  • Jan 23 Charles Kingsley, English vicar and writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55
  • Jan 25 Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79