January 1919 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 15 Pianist & statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes first premier of Poland

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Jan 18 Composer and musician Ignacy Jan Paderewski becomes Polish Prime Minister

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orchestra leader (Devil's Wheel)
  • Jan 16 Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
  • Jan 18 Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, composer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • Jan 20 Royalton Kisch, British(?) conductor
  • Jan 20 Stepan Lucky, composer
  • Jan 24 Leon Kirchner, contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jan 27 Nina Milkina, Russian British pianist, born in Moscow (d. 2006)
  • Jan 30 Robert Suter, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 16 Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19