On This Day

February 1873 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Clara Butt, Southwick Sussex, contralto (Country of Hope & Glory)
  • Feb 2 Leopold Fall, Austrian operetta composer (Dollar Princess)
  • Feb 23 Dmitri Arakishvili, composer
  • Feb 25 Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor (Faust), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1921)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 14 Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer, dies at 52