February 1941 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 7 Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey orchestra record "Everything Happens to Me"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Music releaseMusic Recording

Feb 15 Duke Ellington first records "Take the A Train"

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Feb 22 Paul Creston's 1st Symphony premieres

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Serge Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Feb 3 Angelo D'Aleo, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 3 Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
  • Feb 4 John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • Feb 5 Barrett Strong, vocalist (Money, That's What I Want), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 5 Rick Laird, jazz musician (Gerry Niewood & Timepiece)
  • Feb 6 Stephen Albert, composer
  • Feb 8 Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
  • Feb 11 Sergio Mendes, jazz/pop musician (Brazil '66/'77/'88)
  • Feb 15 Brian Holland, US pianist/producer (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
  • Feb 17 Gene Pitney, vocalist/songwriter (Town Without Pity), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 18 David Blue, [Cohen], follk musician (Cupid's Arrow), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1982)
  • Feb 18 Herb Santiago, vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools Fall)
  • Feb 18 Irma Thomas, [Lee], US vocalist (It's Raining)
  • Feb 19 Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • Feb 20 Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maine, folksinger (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone)
  • Feb 24 Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
  • Feb 25 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
  • Feb 28 Marty Sanders, American musician (Jay and the Americans)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 4 Actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow dancer Robert Hightower

Actress Vera-Ellen
Actress
Vera-Ellen

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 19 Hamilton Hamilton Harty, composer/conductor, dies at 61
  • Feb 20 La Bolduc, French Canadian singer and songwriter (b. 1894)