On This Day

February 1906 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 12 George Cohan's musical "George Washington" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Hildegarde, Adell Wisc, night club vocalist (I'll Be Seeing You)
  • Feb 1 Pierre Cardevielle, French composer/conductor (Amants Captifs)
  • Feb 3 Ludvig Nielsen, composer
  • Feb 8 Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
  • Feb 9 Gwen Catley, British(?) soprano
  • Feb 17 Ramon Tapales, Filipino composer and conductor, born in Baybay, Philippines (d. 1995)
  • Feb 19 Grace Mary Williams, Welsh composer (Penillion), born in Barry (d. 1977)
  • Feb 19 Hendrik W C Spruit, Dutch conductor
  • Feb 22 Edmund von Borck, composer
  • Feb 25 Boris Papandopulo, Croatian composer, born in Bad Honnef, Germany (d. 1991)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 25 Anton Arensky, Russian composer and conductor, dies of tuberculosis at 44
  • Feb 26 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, Spanish composer, dies at 70