February 1909 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 George Beverly Shea, American gospel singer, born in Winchester, Ontario
  • Feb 5 Grazyna Bacewicz, composer
  • Feb 6 Israel Citkowitz, composer
  • Feb 9 Carmen Miranda, Portuguese vocalist and actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy), born in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • Feb 9 Harald Genzmer, composer
  • Feb 12 Barry Wood, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Feb 17 Marjorie Lawrence, Australia, soprano (Venus-Tannhäuser)
  • Feb 21 George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
  • Feb 27 Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86
  • Feb 8 Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80
  • Feb 8 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer, dies at 32