January 1897 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Theo Mackeben, German pianist & composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami), born in Starogard GdaƄski, Poland (d. 1953)
  • Jan 9 Luis Gianneo, composer
  • Jan 10 Albert Moeschinger, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1985)
  • Jan 22 Josef Stanislav, composer
  • Jan 22 Rosa Ponselle, opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
  • Jan 22 "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist