February 1955 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 12 McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks
  • Feb 17 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB
  • Feb 24 "Silk Stockings" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances
  • Feb 26 "Peter Pan" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 149 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 12 Bill Laswell, American bassist and record producer
  • Feb 13 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • Feb 13 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • Feb 16 Jeff Clayton, US jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop)
  • Feb 23 Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • Feb 24 Bob Abrams, Ohio, rocker (Buckinghams)
  • Feb 27 Garry Christian, rocker
  • Feb 27 Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director
  • Feb 28 Randy Jackson, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 14 Charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 17 Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist, dies at 52
  • Feb 25 Marij Kogoj, Slovenian composer, dies at 59