February 1909 in Music

Events in Music


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Feb 12 Symphony in B minor "Polonia", by polish composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski has its public premiere with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 George Beverly Shea, American gospel singer, born in Winchester, Ontario
  • Feb 5 Grazyna Bacewicz, composer
  • Feb 6 Israel Citkowitz, composer
  • Feb 9 Carmen Miranda, Portuguese vocalist and actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy), born in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • Feb 9 Harald Genzmer, composer
  • Feb 12 Barry Wood, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Feb 17 Marjorie Lawrence, Australia, soprano (Venus-Tannhäuser)
  • Feb 21 George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
  • Feb 27 Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86
  • Feb 8 Edouard Silas, Dutch composer, dies at 80
  • Feb 8 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer, dies at 32