On This Day

January 1817 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Jan 25 Gioachino Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" (Cinderella) premieres in Rome

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 18 Jacques Gregoir, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1876)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 14 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, French composer, dies at 87
  • Jan 16 Antonín Volánek, Czech organist and composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, dies at 55