On This Day

January 1868 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Vittorio Monti, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1922)
  • Jan 16 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, born in Rájec nad Svitavou, Moravia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1926)
  • Jan 23 Juventino Rosas, Mexican composer & violinist, born in Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas, Mexico (d. 1894)
  • Jan 27 Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera), born in Amsterdam (d. 1961)
  • Jan 28 Frederic Lamond, Scottish composer, pupil of Liszt, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1948)
  • Jan 28 Julian Aguirre, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1924)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 7 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, dies at 51
  • Jan 22 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, dies at 61