February 1913 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 3 Golden and Cawthorne's musical "Sunshine Girl" premieres in New York City

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 5 Rozelle Claxton, American jazz pianist and arranger, born in Bartlett, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • Feb 9 Erskine Butterfield, American swing and boogie-woogie jazz pianist, singer, and composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1961)
  • Feb 11 Lucio San Pedro, Filipino composer ("Sa Ugoy ng Duyan"), born in Angono, Philippines (d. 2002)
  • Feb 17 Oskar Danon, Yugoslav conductor (Belgrade Opera, 1944-65), born in Sarajevo, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) (d. 2009)
  • Feb 17 Rene Leibowitz, Polish-born French composer (d. 1972)
  • Feb 19 Alvin Derold Etler, American oboist, and composer, born in Battle Creek, Iowa (d. 1973)
  • Feb 22 George "Buddy" Tate, American jazz saxophonist, born in Sherman, Texas (d. 2001)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 26 Felix Draeseke, German composer (Christus: Mysterium in a Prelude and Three Oratorios), dies from a stroke at 77