February 1974 in Music

Events in Music


Music release#1 in the Charts

Feb 2 Barbra Streisand's 1st #1 hit, "The Way We Were"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Feb 3 "Pajama Game" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • Feb 10 "Gigi" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • Feb 13 "Rainbow Jones" opens & closes at Music Box Theater NYC
  • Feb 19 1st American Music Awards: Helen Reddy & Jim Croce win

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 10 Ivri Lider, Israeli singer, born in Givat Haim (Ihud), Israel
  • Feb 11 D'Angelo [Michael Eugene Archer], US singer, songwriter, and record producer, born in Richmond, Virginia

Person of interestRobbie Williams

Feb 13 Robbie Williams, English singer (Take That, Feel, She's the One), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • Feb 14 Filippa Giordano, Italian singer
  • Feb 15 Mr Lordi [Tomi Petteri Putaansuu], Finnish singer (Lordi), born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Feb 16 Kimberly Dawn Whipany, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • Feb 17 Kaoru, Japanese musician
  • Feb 17 Bryan White, American singer
  • Feb 21 Wish Bone [Charles C Scruggs], American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 22 James Blunt, English musician
  • Feb 23 Jaime Villarreal, Mexican musician
  • Feb 24 Chad Hugo, American musician and producer (The Neptunes)
  • Feb 24 Bonnie Somerville, American actress and singer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 2 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80
  • Feb 4 Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 15 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86
  • Feb 20 David Monrad Johansen, composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 23 Harry Ruby, American composer and writer (b. 1895)