February 1938 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 4 "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Jimmy Carl Black, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
  • Feb 4 Joe Beard, American blues guitarist (No More Cherry Rose), born in Ashland, Mississippi
  • Feb 5 Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)
  • Feb 6 Ellsworth Milburn, American composer and educator (Menil Antiphons), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Feb 7 Robert Frank Baksa, composer
  • Feb 8 Ray Sharpe, singer-songwriter, (Linda Lu), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • Feb 11 Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer
  • Feb 11 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter (Monster Mash), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Feb 16 John Corigliano, American composer (Fern Hill, Ghosts of Versailles), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 22 Bobby Hendricks, US soul vocalist (Itchy Twitchy Feeling)
  • Feb 25 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer (Tainted Love), (d. 1999)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 21 Albert Huybrechts, composer, dies at 39