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February 1907 in Music History

Events in Music

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Feb 5 Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Camargo Guarnieri, Brazilian composer, born in Tietê, São Paulo (d. 1993)
  • Feb 13 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • Feb 15 Jean Langlais, composer
  • Feb 16 Fernando Previtali, Italian composer and conductor (Rome Radio Symphony), born in Adria, Veneto (d. 1985)
  • Feb 17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • Feb 20 Nadine Conner, California, soprano (Carmen, Pamina-Magic Flute)
  • Feb 27 Mildred Bailey [Rinker], American jazz singer known as "The Queen of Swing" (Rockin' Chair, Please Be Kind), born in Teoka, Washington (d. 1951)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 5 Ludwig Thuille, Austrian composer (sextet for piano and wind quintet), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Feb 24 Otto Goldschmidt, German composer, dies at 77