On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1850

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist & composer (Mataswintha), born in SzamotuĹ‚y, Poland (d. 1924)
  • Jan 13 Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
  • Jan 14 Jean de Reszke, Polish tenor, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1925)
  • Jan 17 Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, Russian composer, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)