On This Day

February 1745 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 20 Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, composer, conductor, and musical promoter (Hadyn), baptized in Bonn, Germany (d. 1815)
  • Feb 22 Joao de Sousa Carvalho, composer
  • Feb 27 Silverius Muller, Austrian composer, priest, and educator, born in Oberhöflein, Holy Roman Empire (now Austria) (d. 1812)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 5 Coelestin Praelisauer, German organist, composer, and monk, dies at 49
  • Feb 18 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, dies at 67