February 1914 in Music

Events in Music

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

Birthdays in Music

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