On This Day

February 1784 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 John Fane, British politician, diplomat (11th Earl of Westmoreland), and composer (Royal Academy of Music, 1830), born in Piccadilly, London (d. 1859)
  • Feb 27 Job Plimpton, American composer and organ builder, born in Medway, Massachusetts (d. 1863)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 24 Anton Laube, Bohemian composer, dies at 65