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February 20, 1940 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

  • Larry Clinton & his Orchestra record "Limehouse Blues"

Birthdays in Music

  • Barbara Ellis, American rocker (Fleetwoods), born in Olympia, Washington
  • Christoph Eschenbach, German pianist and conductor (Houston Symphony, 1988-99; Philadelphia Orchestra, 2003-08: National Symphony 2010-17), born in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland)
1940 in Music