January 1869 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, French musicologist, music critic, and composer; born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France (d. 1943)
  • Jan 23 Felice Boghen, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Jan 27 Will Marion Cook, American composer, violinist and choral director (In Dahomey), born in Washington D.C. (d. 1944)
  • Jan 29 Andrey Scherbachov, Russian composer and pianist, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1922)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 17 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, French composer, dies at 72