On This Day

January 1887 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 21 Alfred Henry Ackley, American composer, born in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania (d. 1960)
  • Jan 28 Artur Rubinstein, Polish-American concert pianist, born in Łódź, Russian Empire (now Poland), (d. 1982)
  • Jan 28 Lily (Theresa) Strickland, American composer of art songs, piano, and silent film music, and ethnomusicologist (The Music Courier), born in Anderson, South Carolina (d. 1958)