On This Day

Musicians Who Died in January 1864

  • Jan 4 Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 8 Victor Dourlen, French composer, dies at 83

Person of interestStephen Foster

Jan 13 Stephen Foster, American composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in New York

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster
  • Jan 15 Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)
  • Jan 16 Anton Schindler, German violinist and biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
  • Jan 23 Michele Puccini, Italian organist and composer (father of Giacomo), dies at 50
  • Jan 24 Otto Jonas Lindblad, Swedish composer (Kungssången - Royal Anthem), dies at 54