On This Day

January 8, 1926 in Music

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Evelyn Lear [Shulman], American soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jani Christou, Greek composer, born in Heliopolis, Egypt (d. 1970)
  • Kelucharan Mohapatra, Indian Odissi dancer, born in Raghurajpur, India (d. 2004)

Deaths in Music

  • Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81