February 2010 in Music History

Weddings in Music

  • Feb 26 American reggae-rock singer Cisco Adler (32) weds American fashion model Barbara Stoyanoff (30) at Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verdes, California

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Allan Wicks, British cathedral organist and choral conductor (Canterbury, 1961-88), dies at 86
  • Feb 6 Ernest van der Eyken, Belgian violist, composer, and conductor . (Youth and Music Orchestra of Antwerp, 1963-76), dies at 96
  • 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 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 Trio), dies at 77
  • Feb 13 John Reed, British comic actor and singer (Gilbert & Sullivan; D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, 1951-79), dies after a stroke on his 94th birthday
  • Feb 14 Doug Fieger, American singer–songwriter (The Knack - "My Sharona"), dies of cancer at 57
  • Feb 15 Adam Kaczyński, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 76
  • Feb 15 Art Van Damme, American jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz), dies at 89
  • Feb 17 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), dies of natural causes at 88
  • Feb 25 David Soyer, American classical cellist (Guarneri Quartet, 1964-2002), and educator (Curtis Institute), dies at 87 [1]
  • Feb 28 Tom "T-Bone" Wolk, American rock bassist (Hall & Oates), dies of a heart attack at 51