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February 1886 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 23 Tchaikovsky's "Manfred" symphony premieres


Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Erwin Kroll, German composer, born in German Eylau (d. 1976)
  • Feb 12 Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, Swedish organist & composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1949)
  • Feb 12 Michel Brusselmans, Belgian composer (Flemish Rhapsody), born in Paris, France (d. 1960)
  • Feb 19 George Luther Foote, composer
  • Feb 23 Albert Edward Sammons, composer