On This Day

February 1816 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Barber of Seville" premieres in Rome


Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 17 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, German composer and muscian, born in Reichenbach, Prussia (1887)
  • Feb 20 Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Meingosus Gaelle, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 10 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, dies at 74