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 12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer
  • 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 Rusty Young, California, rock steel guitarist (Poco- In the Heat of the Night)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 20 Hugh Allen, musician, dies