On This Day

February 1797 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 15 Heinrich [Henry] Engelhard Steinway, German American piano maker (Steinway & Sons), born in Wolfshagen im Harz, Duchy of Brunswick (d. 1871)
  • Feb 24 Samuel Lover, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 8 Johann Friedrich Doles, German composer, pupil of J. S. Bach, dies at 81
  • Feb 11 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 27 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, dies at 61