February 1933 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 8 Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
  • Feb 14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, Russian composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2008)
  • Feb 14 Bertram Jay Turetzky, US contrabassist, composer and educator, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • Feb 17 Bobby Lewis, singer (Tossin' & Turnin'), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 18 Elisabeth S "Elly" Belder-Ameling, Dutch soprano

Person of interestYoko Ono

Feb 18 Yoko Ono Lennon [Mrs John Lennon], Japanese singer and artist, born in Tokyo, Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Person of interestNina Simone

Feb 21 Nina Simone [Eunice Waymon], American singer and civil rights activist (I Loves You, Porgy), born in Tyron, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Singer and Civil Rights Activist Nina Simone
Singer and Civil Rights Activist
Nina Simone
  • Feb 22 Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 12 Henri Duparc, French composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 17 Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • Feb 19 Arnold Mendelssohn, German composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 26 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, dies at 74