February 1881 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 10 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Les Contes d'Hoffman" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer
  • Feb 6 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1949)
  • Feb 12 Anna Pavlova, Russian prima ballerina and choreographer (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1931)
  • Feb 19 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)