February 1967 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 3 "Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Feb 4 "Wild Thing" hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby
  • Feb 17 Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 6 Anita Cochran, American singer
  • Feb 6 Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician
  • Feb 15 Jane Child, Canadian musician
  • Feb 17 Chanté Moore, American singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 20 Kurt Cobain, American rock vocalist (Nirvana), born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 1994)

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • Feb 23 Chris Vrenna, American musician, producer and sound engineer Nine Inch Nails, Tweaker
  • Feb 28 Marcus Lillington, rock guitarist (Breathe-All I Need)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Joe Meek, rocker (Tornados)/producer (Telstar), commits suicide
  • Feb 18 Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 24 Franz Waxman, German composer (Day at the races), dies at 60