On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1844

  • Feb 2 Leander Schlegel, composer
  • Feb 21 Charles-Marie Widor, French organist (Saint-Sulpice, 1870-1933), composer (10 organ symphonies), and professor (American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, 1921-34), born in Lyon, France (d. 1937)
  • Feb 22 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, Polish composer, born in Krakow (d. 1890)