On This Day

Birthdays in Music in February 1944

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Tommy Duffy, American musician (Echoes), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 2 Andrew Davis, Ashbridge, England, conductor (New Phil Orch-London)
  • Feb 2 Ursula Oppens, American pianist and co-founder (Speculum Musicae-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 3 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • Feb 4 Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
  • Feb 5 Al Kooper [Alan Peter Kuperschmidt], American rock musician, record producer and songwriter (Blood Sweat & Tears, Super Session), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 5 J. R. Cobb, American guitarist & songwriter (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 6 Georgeanna Tillman, American singer (the Marvelettes), born in Inkster, Michigan (d. 1980)
  • Feb 10 Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
  • Feb 10 Rufus Reid, American musician, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 12 Moe Bandy, Meridian Ms, country vocalist (Just Good Ol' Boys)
  • Feb 15 Michael "Mick" Avory, British rock drummer (The Kinks), born in East Molesey, Surrey
  • Feb 17 Karl Jenkins, Welsh composer
  • Feb 20 Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 23 Johnny Winter, [John Dawson], American blues guitarist (Silver Train), born in Leland Miss, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 23 Mike Maxfield, British rocker (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • Feb 24 Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Stones-Ruby Tuesday, Quicksilver)
  • Feb 28 Storm Thorgerson, British graphic designer and music video director (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Cranberries), born in Potters Bar, Middlesex (d. 2013)
  • Feb 29 David Briggs, record producer

About February 1944

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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