February 1, 1981 in Music

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Deaths in Music

  • Ernst Pepping, German composer, dies at 79
  • Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer, dies at 72