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February 1910 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 19 English premiere of Richard Strauss' "Elektra"

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Blas Galindo Dimas, San Gabriel Mexico, composer (A la Patria)
  • Feb 9 Herbert "Peanuts" Holland, American swing jazz trumpeter, born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1979)
  • Feb 16 Miguel Bernal Jiménez, Mexican organist, composer and pedagogue (Tata Vasco; Tres Cartas de México), born in Morelia, Mexico (d. 1956)
  • Feb 17 Alfred Mendelsohn, Romanian composer, and conductor (Romanian National Opera, 1944-63), and teacher, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1966)
  • Feb 21 Al Sears, American jazz and R&B saxophonist (Duke Elllington Orchestra; Johnny Hodges - "Castle Rock"), born in Macomb, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Feb 24 Clyde Hart, American swing and bebop jazz piano player and arranger (Stuff Smith; Lionel Hampton; Roy Eldridge), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1945)
  • Feb 28 Roman Maciejewski, Polish composer (Requiem - Missa pro defunctis), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 15 Albert Fuchs, Swiss-German composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 16 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75