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February 1809 in Music

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

Feb 3 Felix Mendelssohn [Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Great Scherzos), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1847)

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 20 Johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76