February 2006 in Music

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Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 8 48th Grammy Awards: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, John Legend wins

Singer-songwriter John Legend
Singer-songwriter
John Legend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 10 20th Winter Olympic Games open in Turin, Italy, Luciano Pavarotti sings "Nessun dorma" in his last ever performance

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti

Weddings in Music

  • Feb 4 Daughter of June Carter country singer Carlene Carter (50) weds Joe Brown began at Cinnamon Hill in Jamaica
  • Feb 10 "Creed" former lead singer Scott Stapp (32) weds Miss New York USA 2004 winner Jaclyn Nesheiwat (25) in Miami

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 8 Elton Dean, English musician (Soft Machine) (b. 1945)
  • Feb 8 Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer, best known for his film scores in the Godzilla films, dies at 91
  • Feb 10 J Dilla, American rapper/producer (b. 1974)
  • Feb 11 Jockey Shabalala, South African singer (b. 1943)
  • Feb 14 Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (b. 1923)
  • Feb 14 Lynden David Hall, British singer (b. 1974)
  • Feb 14 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, dies at 80
  • Feb 17 Ray Barretto, Puerto Rican musician (b. 1929)
  • Feb 17 Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills), dies at 58
  • Feb 22 Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)