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February 1735 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 8 First opera in North American colonies "Flora" opens in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Feb 18 1st opera performed in America, "Flora", in Charleston, South Carolina

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 10 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer
  • Feb 25 Ernst Wilhelm Wolf, German composer, born in Grossen Behringen, Thuringia (d. 1792)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 24 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, German composer, dies at 56