January 15, 1909 in Music

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Elie Siegmeister, American composer (Plough & the Stars), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1991)
  • Gene Krupa, American jazz and big band drummer (Benny Goodman, Sing Sing Sing), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)

Deaths in Music

  • Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85