On This Day

February 1895 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 8 Tchaikovsky and Petipa's revival of "Swan Lake" premieres in St Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Nick Kenny, Astoria columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
  • Feb 25 Henri Martelli, French composer, born in Bastia, Corsica, France (d. 1980)
  • Feb 28 Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Faustina Hasse Hodges, English-American composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 24 Ignaz Lachner, German composer, dies at 87