On This Day

January 1873 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Karl Straube, German organist & conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1950)
  • Jan 8 Lucien Capet, French composer and violinist, born in Paris, France (d. 1928)
  • Jan 17 Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, born in Helchin (d. 1955)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 John Lodge Ellerton, British classical composer (The Bridal of Triermain, Domenica), dies at 71
  • Jan 28 Henry Hugo Pierson, English composer, dies at 57