February 1931 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 7 US opera "Peter Ibbetson" by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera, New York City

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 6 Mamie Van Doren, American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol (Teacher's Pet, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters), born in Rowena, South Dakota
  • Feb 8 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), born in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, birth date disputed (d. 2017)
  • Feb 9 Xavier Benguerel, composer
  • Feb 10 Gerhard Rosenfeld, composer
  • Feb 10 Makoto Shinohara, composer
  • Feb 14 Phyllis McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Feb 16 Ken Takakura [Goichi Oda], Japanese actor and singer (Black Rain, Story of Antarctic), born in Nakama, Fukuoka (d. 2014)
  • Feb 18 Dieter Schonbach, composer
  • Feb 24 Dominic Chianese, American actor, singer, and musician (The Sopranos, The Godfather Part II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 26 Francisco Kroepfl, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 7 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • Feb 23 Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies