January 1884 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 19 Jules Massenet's opera "Manon" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer
  • Jan 10 James Philip Dunn, composer
  • Jan 12 Louis Horst, American dance choreographer and composer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1964)
  • Jan 13 Sophie Tucker, [Kalish] "last of red hot mammas", Russian-born American singer, born in Tulchyn, Russian Empire (d. 1966)
  • Jan 19 Albert Louis Wolff, composer
  • Jan 25 Edward Kilenyi, Sr. [Ede Kilényi], composer and teacher (Clipped Wings, Outside the Law), born in Békésszentandrás, Hungary (d. 1968)
  • Jan 29 Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, born in Holstre, Russian Empire (d. 1982)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 21 Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 24 Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75