January 1886 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 10 Jose Antonio de Donostia, Basque musicologist & composer, born in Donostia/San Sebasti√°n, Spain (d. 1956)
  • Jan 22 John Joseph Becker, composer
  • Jan 25 Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, German conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1954)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 9 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, Austrian composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 16 Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51