January 1900 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jan 14 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca" premieres in Rome

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Xavier Cugat, Spanish American bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo), born in Girona, Catalonia (d. 1990)
  • Jan 3 Maurice Jaubert, composer
  • Jan 6 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Sarabande, Jeunesse)
  • Jan 7 John Brownlee, Australian tenor, born in Geelong, Victoria (d. 1969)
  • Jan 9 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer
  • Jan 12 Vaino Hannikainen, composer
  • Jan 13 Yasuji Kiyose, composer
  • Jan 20 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
  • Jan 22 Franz Salmhofer, composer
  • Jan 23 William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988)
  • Jan 26 Karl Ristenpart, German conductor (d. 1967)
  • Jan 28 Michael Dewar Head, composer
  • Jan 29 Marco Tajcevic, composer
  • Jan 30 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, born in Lokhvitsa, Russian Empire (d. 1955)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 22 David Edward Hughes, British-American inventor (microphone, teleprinter), dies at 68