January 1870 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Henry Eichheim, composer
  • Jan 4 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), born in London (d. 1932)
  • Jan 13 Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)
  • Jan 20 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer
  • Jan 22 Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 7 Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist, dies at 73
  • Jan 26 Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67