On This Day

February 1879 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 9 [Carl] Natanael Berg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1957)
  • Feb 10 Franz Carl Bornschein, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1948)
  • Feb 11 Jean Gilbert [Max Winterfeld], German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1942)
  • Feb 25 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
  • Feb 26 Frank Bridge, English violinist, composer, conductor and tutor of Benjamin Britten, born in Brighton, England (d. 1941)
  • Feb 27 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer