February 1982 in Music

Events in Music

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

Birthdays in Music

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

Deaths in Music

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