February 1915 in Music

Events in Music

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Feb 8 "The Birth of a Nation" the first 12-reel film in America, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Lillian Gish and Mae Marsh, opens at Clune's Auditorium in Los Angeles

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Richard Bales, composer
  • Feb 4 Ray Evans, American songwriter with Jay Livingston (d. 2007)
  • Feb 8 Lambros Georges Guetary Worloou, singer
  • Feb 11 Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (VARA Orch, Orkestgebouw Orchestra)
  • Feb 14 Irving Gordon, American songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Feb 17 Homer Keller, American composer (d. 1996)
  • Feb 18 Marcel Landowsky, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 7 Władysław Górski, Polish violinist, composer and teacher, dies at 68
  • Feb 12 Charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 16 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies
  • Feb 24 Amanda Smith, American former slave, singer and evangelist, dies at 78