On This Day

February 1858 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 14 C. B. Hawley, American organist and composer, born in Brookfield, Connecticut (d. 1915)
  • Feb 17 Ernest Ford, English composer, born in Warminster, Wiltshire (d. 1919)
  • Feb 24 Arnold Dolmetsch, French-Bohemian musician, instrument builder, and promoter of early music, born in LeMans, France (d. 1940)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 19 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78