February 1862 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 8 Opera "Lily of Killarney" premieres in London
  • Feb 28 Opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 5 Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexican composer
  • Feb 13 Karel Weis, Czech composer and folk song collector, born in Prague (d. 1944)
  • Feb 17 Edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 7 František Jan Škroup, Czech composer (Kde domov můj? - Czech national anthem), dies at 61