On This Day

January 1814 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 14 Johannes Josephus Viotta, Dutch physician & composer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1859)
  • Jan 21 Thomas Attwood Walmisley, English organist, composer and educator (Cathedral Music), born in London (d. 1856)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 5 Johann Gottfried Krebs, German composer, dies at 72