On This Day

January 1861 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, Austrian violinist and composer (Kaleidoscope), born in Graz (d. 1928)
  • Jan 18 Raymond Huntington Woodman, American organist, choirmaster (Brooklyn First Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, 1880–1941), and hymn composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1943)
  • Jan 22 Karel Stecker, Czech organist, pedagogue, and composer of organ and sacred music, born on Kosmanos, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (d. 1918)
  • Jan 30 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler [Martin Karl Löffler], German-born US violinist and composer, born in Schöneberg, Germany (d. 1935)