On This Day

January 1874 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 24 Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov" premieres in St Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer
  • Jan 4 Josef Suk, Czech violinist (Bohemian String Quartet, 1891-1933), composer (Asrael Symphony; Ripening; Serenade for Strings), and educator, born in Křečovice, Bohema (d. 1935)
  • Jan 29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)