January 1909 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Victor Borge [Borge Rosenbaum], Danish-American comedian and pianist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2000)
  • Jan 9 Herva Nelli, Italian-born American soprano, born in Florence (d. 1994)
  • Jan 10 Rudolf Kubin, composer
  • Jan 11 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer
  • Jan 13 Danny Barker, jazz guitarist
  • Jan 15 Elie Siegmeister, American composer (Plough & the Stars), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 15 Enrique Sasal y Chapi, composer
  • Jan 15 Gene Krupa, Benny Goodman's drummer (Sing Sing Sing)
  • Jan 19 Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (d. 2003)
  • Jan 21 Todor Skalovski, composer
  • Jan 23 Norman Fulton, composer
  • Jan 24 Tiny Winters, musician
  • Jan 30 Mihaly Hajou, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 15 Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85