On This Day

February 1900 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 2 Gustave Charpentiers opera "Louise" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist who influenced Frank Sinatra (Fly Me to the Moon), born in Burton upon Trent, England (d. 1984)
  • Feb 6 Roy Smeck, American musician, born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • Feb 8 Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer
  • Feb 20 Antonio Veretti, composer
  • Feb 23 Elinor Remick Warren, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33