On This Day

January 1830 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 28 Opera "Fra Diavolo" by Daniel Auber, premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Alexander Ewing, composer
  • Jan 8 Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1894)
  • Jan 27 Georg Hellmesberger, an Austrian violinist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1852)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 14 Johann Georg Repsold, German instrument maker and astronomer, dies at 59
  • Jan 19 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Czech composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 20 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50