On This Day

February 1882 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 10 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "Snyegurochka" premieres in St Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 5 Felice Lattuada, composer
  • Feb 11 Gheorghe Cucu, composer
  • Feb 14 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist & composer, born in Podgórze, Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1948)
  • Feb 17 Kurt Schindler, composer
  • Feb 23 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer
  • Feb 28 Geraldine Farrar, American soprano and actress (Story of American Singer), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Feb 28 Richard Stein, German composer, born in Halle, Germany (d. 1942)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 2 Fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 3 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, dies at 55
  • Feb 11 Gustav Schmidt, composer, dies at 65