On This Day

February 2010 in Music History

Deaths in Music

  • 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 14 Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (b. 1952)
  • 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