Famous Deaths in January 1890

  • Jan 7 Augusta Maria L Katharina, wife of German Emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78
  • Jan 7 Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 82
  • Jan 14 Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59
  • Jan 17 Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85
  • Jan 18 Amadeus I FM, king of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44
  • Jan 20 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 30 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), dies at 53