On This Day

February 11, 1985 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • William Beckett, American musician (The Academy Is...), born in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Heinz Roemheld, American film composer (Yankee Doodle Dandy; Ruby Gentry), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer, dies at 68