On This Day

Birthdays in Music in February 1897

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 7 Quincy Porter, composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Feb 11 Yves de La Casiniere, composer
  • Feb 14 Jorgen Bentzon, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1951)

Person of interestMarian Anderson

Feb 27 Marian Anderson, American contralto and celebrated singer (My Lord, What a Morning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)