On This Day

February 7, 1871 in Music

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

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

Deaths in Music

  • Heinrich [Henry] Engelhard Steinway, German American piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons), dies at 73