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February 1, 1939 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Claude François, French pop singer-songwriter ("Comme d'habitude"), born in Ismaïlia, Egypt (d. 1978)
  • Del McCoury, American bluegrass guitarist and singer, born in York, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Sample, American jazz and session keyboardist and composer (The Jazz Crusaders), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2014)
1939 in Music