On This Day

January 1844 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Thomas H Rollinson, composer
  • Jan 14 Clara Kathleen Rogers, American composer, born in Cheltenham, London (d. 1931)
  • Jan 20 Johan Peter Selmer, Norwegian composer, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1910)
  • Jan 25 Frederick E. Kitziger, German composer, born in Altenburg, Germany (d. 1903)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 15 Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78