On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1898

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)
  • Jan 4 Roger Vuataz, composer
  • Jan 7 Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer
  • Jan 7 Al Bowlly, British jazz singer (d. 1941)
  • Jan 9 Gracie Fields, English music hall/vaudeville performer and actress (Queen of Hearts), born in Rochdale, England (d. 1979)
  • Jan 12 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer
  • Jan 13 Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
  • Jan 21 Avery Claflin, composer
  • Jan 22 Alexander Abramsky, composer
  • Jan 22 Gustaf Paulson, composer
  • Jan 28 Vittorio Rieti, composer
  • Jan 29 Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)