February 1930 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 1 Arnold Sch√∂nbergs opera, Von heute auf Morgen premieres in Frankfurt
  • Feb 8 "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Benny Mereoff hits #1
  • Feb 26 "Green Pastures" opens at Mansfield Theater

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 8 Manuel Castillo, composer
  • Feb 9 Emil Petrovics, composer
  • Feb 10 Peter Phillips, composer [or Jun 18]
  • Feb 11 C H Dearnley, organist
  • Feb 13 Dotty McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Feb 16 Peggy King, American jazz and pop vocalist, former TV personality and actress (George Gobel Show), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 17 Usko Merilainen, composer
  • Feb 26 Lazar Berman, Leningrad Russia, pianist (Budapest 3rd place-1956)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 23 Horst Wessel, German nazi lyricist (Fahne Hoch), dies at 22