On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1907

  • Feb 1 Camargo Guarnieri, Brazilian composer, born in Tietê, São Paulo (d. 1993)
  • Feb 7 Raymond “Coco” Colignon, Belgian jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • Feb 10 Walter "Foots" Thomas, American saxophonist, flutist, and arranger (Cab Calloway Orchestra), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, (d. 1981)
  • Feb 13 Catalina "Katy" de la Cruz, Filipino jazz and torch song singer, born in Bustos, Bulacan, Philippine Islands (d. 2004)
  • Feb 15 Jean Langlais, French organist, and composer (Missa Salve Regina), born in La Fontenelle, Brittany, France (d. 1991)
  • Feb 16 Fernando Previtali, Italian composer and conductor (Rome Radio Symphony), born in Adria, Veneto (d. 1985)
  • Feb 17 Alec Wilder, American classical, jazz, and pop music composer (The Churkendoose), and musicologist (American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1980)
  • Feb 17 Marjorie Lawrence, Australian-American operatic soprano (Wagner; Interrupted Melody), born in Deans Marsh, Australia (d. 1979)
  • Feb 20 Nadine Conner, California, soprano (Carmen, Pamina-Magic Flute)
  • Feb 27 Mildred Bailey [Rinker], American jazz singer known as "The Queen of Swing" ("ockin' Chair"; "Please Be Kind"), born in Tekoa, Washington (d. 1951)

About February 1907

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Feb 1 - Feb 12), Goat/Sheep (Feb 13 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)