On This Day

Events in Music in February 1943

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Feb 6 Singer Frank Sinatra debuts on radio's "Your Hit Parade"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

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Feb 22 Plane crash in the Tagus River, Lisbon, Portugal kills 23 with 15 survivors including singer Jane Froman

Singer Jane Froman
Singer
Jane Froman
  • Feb 28 George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway with Anne Brown & Todd Duncan