On This Day

February 1892 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Feb 16 Opera "Werther" by Jules Massenet premieres in Vienna

Composer Jules Massenet
Composer
Jules Massenet

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall), born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1959)
  • Feb 14 Nikolaj A. Orloff, Russian-British pianist (Chopin), born in Yelets, Oryol Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1964)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 11 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, Danish organist and composer, dies at 63