On This Day

February 1836 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 29 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Emil Hartmann, Danish organist and composer (Towards The Light), born in Copenhagen (d. 1898)
  • Feb 16 Benjamin Edward Woolf, Dutch composer
  • Feb 21 (Clement) Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia; Sylvia; Le roi l'a dit; Lakmé), born in Saint-Germain-du-Val, France (d. 1891)
  • Feb 22 Eduard Wachmann, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 22 John Clarke-Whitfeld, English organist and composer, dies at 65