On This Day

January 1864 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 29 Adolf Philipp, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 4 Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 8 Victor Dourlen, French composer, dies at 83

Stephen Foster

Jan 13 Stephen Foster, American composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in New York

  • Jan 15 Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)
  • Jan 16 Anton Schindler, German violinist and biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
  • Jan 23 Michele Puccini, Italian organist and composer (father of Giacomo), dies at 50
  • Jan 24 Otto Jonas Lindblad, Swedish composer (Kungssången - Royal Anthem), dies at 54