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February 28, 1943 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

  • George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway with Anne Brown & Todd Duncan

Birthdays in Music

  • Barbara Acklin, American soul singer ("Love Makes A Woman"), and songwriter ("Have You Seen Her"), born in Oakland, California (d. 1998)
  • Charles Bernstein, American composer of film and television scores, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace], American rock musician (The Cruisers), born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
1943 in Music