On This Day

Birthdays in Music in February 1880

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Antonio Guarnieri, Italian opera conductor (La Scala), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1952)
  • Feb 1 Francesco Balilla Pratella, Italian composer, born in Lugo, Italy (d. 1955)
  • Feb 14 Aida Overton Walker, African-American dancer and singer (In Dahomey, Salome), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1914)
  • Feb 14 Edgar Bainton, British-Australian composer, born in Hackney, London (d. 1956)
  • Feb 18 Eric De Lamarter, American organist, composer and conductor (Chicago Symphony), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1953)
  • Feb 19 Arthur Shepherd, composer
  • Feb 23 Edgar Istel, German composer, born in Mainz (d. 1948)