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Events in Music in February 1955

  • Feb 12 McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes to No. 1 and stays No. 1 for 10 weeks
  • Feb 24 "Silk Stockings" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 24 Cole Porter's musical "Silk Stockings" opens at the Imperial Theatre, NYC; runs for 478 performances

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 26 Leigh, Charlap, Styne, Comden and Green's musical "Peter Pan", starring Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard, closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 152 performances

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin