On This Day

February 1846 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 24 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funiculì, Funiculà), born in Castellammare di Stabia (d. 1922)
  • Feb 27 Joaquin Valverde Durán Spanish composer, born in Badajoz (d. 1910)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Joseph Weigl, Austrian composer and conductor (Waisenhaus), dies at 79
  • Feb 18 Giovanni Liverati, Italian composer, dies at 73
  • Feb 22 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, dies at 77