On This Day

January 1852 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 26 Frederick Corder, British composer (The Nabob's Pickle), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 1932)
  • Jan 29 Frederic Hymen Cowen, British pianist, conductor, and composer (Thorgrim), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1935)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 22 George Rodwell, English composer, dies at 51