February 1929 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Reiner Bredemeyer, composer
  • Feb 3 Russell Arms, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Berkeley, California
  • Feb 4 Paul Burlison, rockabilly musician (The Rock N Roll Trio), born in Brownsville, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Feb 9 James Mulcro Drew, composer
  • Feb 9 Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
  • Feb 10 Jerry Goldsmith, pianist and composer (Twilight Zone)
  • Feb 11 Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer
  • Feb 17 Dame Patricia Routledge, British actress and singer (Keeping Up Appearances, Talking Heads: A Lady of Letters), born in Tranmere, Birkenhead
  • Feb 18 Agustín González García, Spanish composer (Prince of Viana Prize), born in Alsasua, Navarra
  • Feb 18 André Mathieu, Quebec composer (d. 1968)
  • Feb 20 Toshiro Mayuzumi, composer (Sphenogramme), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Feb 22 Marni Nixon, American singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), born in Altadena, California (d. 2016)
  • Feb 23 Richard Moryl, American composer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 25 Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
  • Feb 28 Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 August Otto Halm, composer, dies at 59
  • Feb 5 Siegfried Ochs, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 24 Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 27 Manuel Manrique de Lara, Spanish composer (The Oresteia), dies at 65
  • Feb 28 John Ebenezer West, composer, dies at 65