February 1918 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 1 Franz Lehar's opera "Wo die Lerche singt" premieres in Budapest
  • Feb 1 Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's musical premieres in New York
  • Feb 14 H Atteridge & S Rombergs musical "Sinbad," premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 4 Norman Wisdom, comedian (Kraft Music Hall), born in London, England
  • Feb 5 Gara Garayev [Kara Karayev], Soviet-Azerbaijani composer (Seven Beauties), born in Baku (d. 1982)
  • Feb 16 Patty Andrews, American vocalist (Andrews Sisters), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 25 Rena Kyriakou, Greek pianist (d. 1994)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 7 Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, Russian composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 15 Vernon Castle, English-American dancer, dies at 30