On This Day

January 1838 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1920)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 13 Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, French cellist and composer, dies at 64