On This Day

February 1778 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 12 Franz Joseph Volkert, Austrian composer, conductor and organist, born in Vienna (d.1845)
  • Feb 14 Fernando Sor, Spanish classical guitarist, and composer (Twelve Studies), baptized in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1839)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 15 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, German composer, dies at 80