On This Day

February 7, 1948 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • David Campbell, Canadian composer (worked with Adele, Justin Timberlake), born in Toronto
  • Jimmy Greenspoon, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Music

  • Red McKenzie, American jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies at 48