On This Day

February 1867 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 9 Edward Naylor, English composer and organist, born in Scarborough (d. 1934)
  • Feb 21 Otto Hermann Kahn, German-American banker and patron of the arts, organized Metropolitan Opera Company, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1934)
  • Feb 27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, born in Ullånger, Sweden (d. 1942)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 23 George Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 90