On This Day

February 1871 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 7 (Carl) Wilhelm Stenhammar, Swedish composer considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1927)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, Russian composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 7 Henry Steinway [Heinrich Steinweg], German American piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons), dies at 73