On This Day

February 1740 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Guillaume Lasceux, composer
  • Feb 12 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, born in Vilémov (d. 1817)
  • Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, German composer and bassoonist, born in Arolsen (d. 1777)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 9 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, dies at 85