January 1919 in Music

Events in Music

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

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