On This Day

Musicians Who Died in January 1891

  • Jan 5 Emma Abbott, American soprano, dies at 40
  • Jan 7 (Carl Gottfried) Wilhelm Taubert, German pianist, conductor, and composer, dies at 79
  • Jan 8 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 16 Clement Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia, Sylvia, Le roi l'a dit, Lakmé), dies at 54
  • Jan 17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 21 Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), dies at 48