January 1868 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Snitz Edwards, Hungarian actor (College, Phantom of the Opera), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1937)
  • Jan 6 Vittorio Monti, composer
  • Jan 16 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer
  • Jan 23 Juventino Rosas, composer
  • Jan 27 Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera), born in Amsterdam (d. 1961)
  • Jan 28 Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer
  • Jan 28 Julian Aguirre, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 7 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, dies at 51
  • Jan 14 Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Urlinie) know for his Schenkerian analysis of music, dies at 66
  • Jan 22 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, dies at 61