February 1922 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 11 "April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Renata Tebaldi, lyric soprano, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 2004)
  • Feb 9 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • Feb 11 Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, born in Cluj (d. 2007)
  • Feb 14 Murray the K [Kaufman], American disk jockey (5th Beatle), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Feb 16 Geraint Evans, British opera vocalist (Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • Feb 17 Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)
  • Feb 19 Josef Matej, Czech composer, born in Brusperk (d. 1992)
  • Feb 21 UroŇ° Krek, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana (d. 2008)
  • Feb 22 Andre Asriel, composer
  • Feb 22 Felix Werder, composer
  • Feb 25 Matti Rautio, composer
  • Feb 27 Jackie Kelso [John Joseph Kelson Jr], American jazz saxophonist and session musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 5 James W. Tate, English composer, dies at 46
  • Feb 24 Dmitri B. Shostakovich, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies
  • Feb 28 Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51