Famous Deaths in January 1907

  • Jan 1 Cyrill Kistler, composer, dies at 58
  • Jan 3 Josef Foerster, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 6 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies
  • Jan 7 Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 8 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 57
  • Jan 14 Karl von Perfall, composer, dies at 82
  • Jan 14 Sir James Fergusson, British politician, and governor of South Australia, New Zealand and Bombay (b. 1832)
  • Jan 16 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies
  • Jan 25 RenĂ© Pottier, French cyclist (b. 1879)
  • Jan 31 Timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)