On This Day

February 1898 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 7 Morgan Lee "Dock" Boggs, American folk and blues singer and banjo player, born in Norton, Virginia (d. 1971)
  • Feb 12 Roy Harris, American composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home: An American Overture), born near Chandler, Oklahoma (d. 1979)
  • Feb 21 Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh)
  • Feb 27 Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer