February 1970 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 4 "Charles Aznavour" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • Feb 4 "Gantry" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • Feb 7 "Jingle Jangle" hits #10 on the pop singles chart by Archies
  • Feb 14 "Gantry" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • Feb 22 "Charles Aznavour" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • Feb 26 "Georgy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Feb 26 Beatles release "Beatles Again" aka "Hey Jude" album
  • Feb 28 "Georgy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Richard Kotzen, American rock musician, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 11 Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish musician, born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Feb 12 Jim Creeggan, Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Toronto
  • Feb 13 Karoline Krüger, Norwegian singer, born in Bergen, Norway
  • Feb 15 Gloria Trevi, Mexican singer and songwriter (Que Hago Aqui?), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • Feb 16 Serdar Ortac, Turkish popstar
  • Feb 17 Tim Mahoney, American musician (311)
  • Feb 18 Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace)
  • Feb 27 Patricia Petibon, French opera singer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69
  • Feb 2 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • Feb 11 Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
  • Feb 12 André Souris, Belgian composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 17 Alfred Newman, US composer, dies at 69
  • Feb 20 Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86
  • Feb 26 Ethel Leginska, composer, dies at 83