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January 22, 1861 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Karel Stecker, Czech organist, pedagogue, and composer of organ and sacred music, born on Kosmanos, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (d. 1918)

Deaths in Music

  • Giovanni Battista Velluti, Italian castrato singer 'the last great castrato', dies at 80
1861 in Music