On This Day

February 1870 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 12 Marie Lloyd, English music-hall performer (d. 1922)
  • Feb 13 Leopold Godowsky, Polish pianist and composer (Java Suite, 53 Studies on Chopin's Études) born in Žasliai, Russian Empire (now Lithuania), (d. 1938)
  • Feb 27 Louis Coerne, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 11 Leopold Eugen Mechura, composer, dies at 66