February 1874 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, British composer and conductor (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), born in Greenwich, London (d. 1949)
  • Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, Latvian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Vidriži, Russian Empire (d. 1954)
  • Feb 16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German operatic soprano (Vienna State Opera, 1920-26), and pedagogue, born in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1935)
  • Feb 20 Mary Garden, Scottish-American operatic soprano, 1900-34, and M-G-M talent scout, born in Aberdeen Scotland (d. 1967)
  • Feb 26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1951)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 24 Anselmo Clavé, Spanish politician and composer, dies at 49