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February 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • 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 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances
  • Feb 19 Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
  • Feb 20 "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Feb 22 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC
  • Feb 25 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgettable, Marc Cohn wins

Music awardsGrammy Awards

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

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Feb 26 "Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Danielle White, American singer
  • Feb 7 Maimi Yajima, Japanese singer
  • Feb 17 Meaghan Martin, American actress and singer (Camp Roc), born in Fallon, Nevada

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Courtney Love
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain

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 A Jessye, American singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • Feb 21 Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83
  • Feb 28 La Lupe, Cuban singer, dies of a heart attack in the Bronx at 53