February 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 1 "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 performances

Music History

Feb 2 IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)

  • Feb 6 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
  • Feb 8 "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1
  • Feb 9 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Feb 13 Revival of Frank Loesser's 1956 musical "The Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater, NYC; runs for 229 performances
  • Feb 19 Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances

Music History

Feb 20 Revival of Noël Coward's stage comedy "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater, NYC; runs for 37 performances

  • Feb 22 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC

Streisand on SNL

Feb 22 Barbra Streisand surprises cast members in a cameo appearance at the end of a "Coffee Talk" sketch on "Saturday Night Live"

  • Feb 25 34th Grammy Awards: "Unforgettable";, Marc Cohn win

Grammy Awards

Feb 25 Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards

  • Feb 26 "Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 46 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Danielle White, American actress and singer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 7 Maimi Yajima, Japanese J-pop singer (lead singer of Cute) and actress, born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Feb 17 Meaghan Martin, American pop singer (Camp Rock), and actress (10 Things I Hate About You), born in Fallon, Nevada

Weddings in Music

Courtney Love & Kurt Cobain

Feb 24 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Andries Antonie Rieu, Dutch conductor (Maastricht Symphony Orchestra, 1949-80), dies at 75
  • Feb 8 Denny Wright, British jazz guitarist, dies at 67
  • Feb 15 William Schuman, American composer (Pulitzer Prize, 1943), and administrator (Juilliard, 1945-61; Lincoln Center, 1961-68), dies at 81
  • Feb 20 Andrew Schenck, American conductor, dies of melanoma at 51
  • Feb 21 Eva Jessye, American singer and choral director (Eva Jessye Choir - "Four Saints in Three Acts";"Porgy and Bess"), dies at 97
  • Feb 21 Jane Pickens, American stage (Regina) and pop-harmony, singer, dies of heart failure at 83
  • Feb 28 La Lupe [Guadalupe Yolí Raymond], Cuban salsa, boleros, and guarachas singer, dies of a heart attack at 53