January 1911 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 26 Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]
  • Jan 6 Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer
  • Jan 8 Andrej Ocenas, composer
  • Jan 14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer
  • Jan 14 Helmut Degen, composer
  • Jan 17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austrian musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • Jan 18 Gabor Darvas, composer
  • Jan 22 Bruno Kreisky, Austrian bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • Jan 22 Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
  • Jan 22 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
  • Jan 23 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer
  • Jan 26 Norbert Schultze, composer
  • Jan 27 Benay Venuta [Benvenuta Rose Crooke], American actress, singer and dancer (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)
  • Jan 30 Roy Eldridge, US jazz trumpet player (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 11 Actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman (30)


Deaths in Music

  • Jan 9 Edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57
  • Jan 15 Wilhelm Berger, German composer, pianist and conductor, dies at 49
  • Jan 24 Carl Eilhardt, composer, dies at 67