February 1982 in Music

Events in Music

  • 4th "Pump Boys & Dinettes" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 573 performances
  • 4th Musical "Pump Boys & Dinettes" premieres in NYC
  • 14th "Night of 100 Stars" takes place at NY's Radio City Music Hall
  • 21st "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances
  • 21st "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 24th 24th Grammy Awards: Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy wins

Birthdays in Music

  • 3rd Jessica Harp, American singer (The Wreckers)
  • 4th Kimberly Wyatt, American singer and dancer (Pussycat Dolls)
  • 6th Tank, Mandopop singer
  • 9th Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer
  • 16th Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, American rapper
  • 17th Lupe Fiasco, American rapper
  • 21st Chantal Claret, American musician
  • 25th Bert McCracken, American singer (The Used)

Deaths in Music

  • 4th Alex Harvey, Scottish musician (b. 1935)
  • 11th Eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer
  • 17th Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • 21st Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
  • 24th Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
  • 26th Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz guitarist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45
  • 27th Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer, dies at 39