February 1914 in Music

Events in Music

  • 2nd James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu" premieres in NYC
  • 13th American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers-ASCAP forms in NYC
  • 19th Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini" premieres in Turin

Birthdays in Music

  • 8th Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
  • 9th Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
  • 9th Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)
  • 11th Josh White, Blues, folk and gospel musician, born in Greenville, South Carolina (d. 1969)
  • 11th Matt Dennis, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 11th Menelaos Pallantios, composer
  • 12th Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
  • 13th George Kleinsinger, San Bernardino CA, composer (Tubby the Tuba)
  • 16th Jimmy Wakely, Mineola Ark, country vocalist (5 Star Jubilee)
  • 18th Pee Wee King, Milwaukee Wisc, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song)
  • 26th Witold Rowicki, composer