On This Day

January 1899 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer
  • Jan 1 Raymond Loucheur, composer
  • Jan 6 Sophie-Carmen "Sonia" Eckhardt-Gramatté, Russian-Canadian pianist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1974) [1]
  • Jan 7 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, composer/pianist (Les Biches), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 12 Pierre Bernac, French baritone, born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
  • Jan 19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
  • Jan 21 Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1977)
  • Jan 25 Sleepy John Estes, American blues musician, born in Ripley, Tennessee (d. 1977)
  • Jan 27 Granville English, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • Jan 27 Sulo Nikolai Salonen, Finnish composer, born in Pyhtää (d. 1976)
  • Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger