On This Day

February 1890 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 16 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer
  • Feb 24 Antonio Massana, composer
  • Feb 25 Myra Hess, concert pianist, born in London, England
  • Feb 27 Freddie Keppard, American jazz musician (d. 1933)
  • Feb 28 Vaslav Nijinsky, Russian ballet dancer 'the God of Dance', born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1950) 3/12 NS