February 1946 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 2 "Nellie Bly" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Feb 6 "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
  • Feb 8 Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Feb 13 "The Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Feb 16 "The Duchess Misbehaves" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Howard Bellamy, vocalist (Bellamy Bros - Let Your Love Flow), born in Darby, Florida
  • Feb 3 Stan Webb, English blues musician (Chicken Shack), born in London
  • Feb 6 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk muisc singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • Feb 8 Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra, Mexican blues-rock drummer (Canned Heat), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Feb 10 Kenneth "Kenny" Edwards, American musician and singer-songwriter (The Stone Poneys, Bryndle), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2010)
  • Feb 12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Feb 18 Buddy Cage, American pedal steel guitarist (New Riders of the Purple Sage, Great Speckled Bird), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 19 Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 19 Pierre van der Linden, Dutch drummer (Brainbox)
  • Feb 20 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Feb 23 Norman "Rusty" Young, American rock musician, singer and songwriter (Poco- In the Heart of the Night, Crazy Love), born in Long Beach, California

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 20 Hugh Allen, musician, dies