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Birthdays in Music in February 1941

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Serge Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Feb 3 Angelo D'Aleo, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 3 Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
  • Feb 4 John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • Feb 5 Barrett Strong, vocalist (Money, That's What I Want), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 5 Rick Laird, jazz musician (Gerry Niewood & Timepiece)
  • Feb 6 Stephen Albert, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Feb 8 Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
  • Feb 11 Sergio Mendes, jazz/pop musician (Brazil '66/'77/'88)
  • Feb 15 Brian Holland, American pianist, songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 17 Gene Pitney, American vocalist and songwriter (Town Without Pity), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 18 David Blue, [Cohen], follk musician (Cupid's Arrow), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1982)
  • Feb 18 Herb Santiago, vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools Fall)
  • Feb 18 Irma Thomas, [Lee], American vocalist (It's Raining)
  • Feb 19 Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • Feb 20 Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maine, folksinger (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone)
  • Feb 24 Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
  • Feb 25 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
  • Feb 28 Marty Sanders, American musician (Jay and the Americans)

About February 1941

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)