February 1902 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 18 Opera "Hunchback of Notre Dame" premieres in Monte Carlo
  • Feb 28 Jules Massenets opera premieres in Monte Carlo

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Carlo Borbolla, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 1 Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1967)

Poet and Playwright Langston Hughes
Poet and Playwright
Langston Hughes
  • Feb 5 Bronislaw Kaper, composer
  • Feb 6 George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974)
  • Feb 9 Blanche Calloway, US vocalist/dancer (12 Clouds of Joy)
  • Feb 12 William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader
  • Feb 14 Fred Scott, American vocalist and actor (Melody of the Plains, Vincent Lopez), born in Fresno, California (d. 1991)
  • Feb 14 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer
  • Feb 18 Walter Herbert, German-born conductor and impresario (d. 1975)
  • Feb 19 John Bubbles, rhythm tap dancer (No Maps on My Taps), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Feb 21 Bob [Hijman] Scholte, Dutch vocalist [or 1909]
  • Feb 26 Rudolf Moralt, German conductor (Vienna Philharmonic)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Salomon Jaoassohn, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Emanuil Manolov, composer, dies at 42
  • Feb 25 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77