On This Day

February 2010 in Music History

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Allan Wicks, British cathedral organist and choral conductor (Canterbury, 1961-88), dies at 86
  • Feb 6 John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, dies at 82
  • Feb 9 Jacques Hétu, Canadian composer, dies of lung cancer at 71
  • Feb 10 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), dies at 77
  • Feb 13 John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
  • Feb 13 Dale Hawkins, American rock singer and songwriter (Susie Q), dies at 73
  • Feb 13 Jamil Nasser [George Joyner], American jazz double and electric bassist, and tuba player (Ahmad Jamal), dies at 77
  • Feb 14 Doug Fieger, American singer–songwriter (The Knack - "My Sharona"), dies of cancer at 57
  • Feb 15 Art Van Damme, American jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz), dies at 89
  • Feb 15 Adam Kaczyński, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 76
  • Feb 17 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), dies of natural causes at 88
  • Feb 28 Tom "T-Bone" Wolk, American rock bassist (Hall & Oates), dies of a heart attack at 51