February 1991 in Music

Events in Music


Music release#1 in the Charts

Feb 2 Sting scores his second UK #1 album with 'The Soul Cages'

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • Feb 10 "La Bete" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • Feb 14 "Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances
  • Feb 20 "Taking Steps" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 78 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 20 33rd Grammy Awards: Another Day in Paradise, Mariah Carey

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 21 Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Feb 24 "Those Were The Days" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 126 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 27 Singer James Brown is released from prison

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • Feb 28 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
  • Feb 28 "Speed of Darkness" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 36 performances

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestEd Sheeran

Feb 17 Ed Sheeran, English singer-songwriter (Shape of You, Thinking Out Loud), born in Halifax, England

Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran
Singer-Songwriter
Ed Sheeran

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 9 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (42) weds equestrian Madeleine Gurdon (28) in Westminster, London


Deaths in Music

  • Feb 6 Danny Thomas, comedian (Jazz Singer), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Feb 9 James Cleveland, American gospel singer, dies at 59
  • Feb 10 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, dies of cancer at 62
  • Feb 21 Margot Fonteyn, ballerina (1st lady of British Ballet), dies at 71
  • Feb 24 Webb Pierce, US country singer (Bye Bye Love), dies of cancer at 64
  • Feb 26 Slim Gaillard [Bulee], American Jazz singer/songwriter, dies at 75
  • Feb 27 H J of Royen, manager Dutch (Concertgebouw Orchestra), dies at 52