On This Day

January 1862 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 29 Frederick Delius, British composer (A Mass of Life, Brigg Fair, In a Summer Garden), born in Bradford, England (d. 1934)
  • Jan 30 Walter Johannes Damrosch, German-American composer, born in Breslau, Prussia (d. 1950)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 5 Franz Joseph Fröhlich, German composer, dies at 81