February 1926 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 2 3 men dance Charleston for 22 hours
  • Feb 8 Sean O'Casey's "Plough & Stars" opens at Abbey Theater Dublin

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 11 Alexander Gibson, British conductor and founder of the Scottish Opera, born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Feb 13 Barney Childs, composer
  • Feb 17 Friedrich Cerha, composer
  • Feb 17 Lee Hoiby, composer (1957 Arts & Letters), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 18 Harry "Little" Caesar, blues singer/actor (City Heat, Homer & Eddie)
  • Feb 19 Gyorgy Kurtag, composer
  • Feb 23 Regine Crespin, French vocalist (Sheherazade, Les Nuits D'ete)
  • Feb 26 Arsene Souffriau, composer
  • Feb 28 Seymour Shifrin, composer
  • Feb 28 Stanley Glasser, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 5 Andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69
  • Feb 26 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer, dies at 75