On This Day

January 1875 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 5 Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 11 Reinhold Glière, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • Jan 28 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 18 Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 25 Leopold Jansa, Bohemian violinist, composer, and teacher, dies at 79