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February 1814 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 27 Ludwig van Beethoven's 8th Symphony in F premieres


Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 21 Nicolo Gabrielli, composer
  • Feb 22 Oskar Kolberg, Polish ethnographer, folklorist, and composer (Lud), born in Przysucha, Poland (d. 1890)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Jan Antonín Koželuh, Czech composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 13 Georg Augustin Holler, German composer, dies at 69