On This Day

February 1758 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 4 Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer
  • Feb 7 Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer
  • Feb 12 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, English clergyman and composer (Selection of Sacred Music), born in the Fulneck Moravian Settlement, Yorkshire (d. 1836)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 5 Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45