January 1891 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Alexander Gray, American actor (Sally, This is Music), born in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania (d 1976)
  • Jan 20 Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
  • Jan 21 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer
  • Jan 21 Timothy Mather Spelman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jan 28 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer
  • Jan 31 Max Drischner, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 5 Emma Abbott, American soprano (b. 1849)
  • Jan 7 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79
  • Jan 8 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 16 Clement Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia, Sylvia, Le roi l'a dit ,Lakmé), dies at 54
  • Jan 17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 21 Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), dies at 48