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February 1819 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 28 1st public performance of a Franz Schubert's song "Schäfers Klageleid"

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 10 Richard Storrs Willis, American composer, mostly of hymns ("Carol"; "Fairest Lord Jesus"), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1900)
  • Feb 11 Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer
  • Feb 18 Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer
  • Feb 22 Bernardo Calvo Puig, composer