On This Day

January 16, 1934 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Marilyn Horne, American mezzo-soprano, born in Bradford, Pennsylvania
  • Richard Wernick, American composer (1977 Pulitzer Prize: Visions of Terror and Wonder), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Deaths in Music

  • Annie Patterson, Irish organist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 65
1934 in Music