January 1895 in Music

Events in Music

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Jan 15 Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" premieres, St Petersburg (1/27 NS)

  • Jan 25 New Haven Symphony Orchestra of Connecticut performs its first concert

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Nathaniel Shilkret, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 3 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, Ukrainian composer and the father of modern Ukrainian music, born in Zhytomyr, Russian Empire (d. 1968)
  • Jan 3 Mihail Andricu, composer
  • Jan 5 Elizabeth Cotten, American musician, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (d. 1987)
  • Jan 7 Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (d. 1960)
  • Jan 13 Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
  • Jan 20 Eva Jessye, American singer, actress, songwriter (Hallelujah) and 1st black woman to receive international distinction as a choral conductor, born in Coffeyville, Kansas (d. 1992)
  • Jan 27 Claudio Carneyro, composer
  • Jan 27 Joseph Rosenstock, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41), born in Krak√≥w, Poland
  • Jan 27 Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screen writer, born NYC, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 10 Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer, dies at 45
  • Jan 22 Edward Solomon, English composer, dies at 39