February 2012 in Music

Events in Music


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Feb 5 Flavor Flav and Elton John appear in a Pepsi Co. ad during Super Bowl XLVI

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

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Feb 6 Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot is presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Singer-songwriter
Gordon Lightfoot
  • Feb 12 54th Grammy Awards: Rolling In The Deep, Bon Iver wins

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 8 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician, dies from lung cancer at 62

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 11 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Feb 14 Dory Previn, American singer-songwriter, dies at 86
  • Feb 15 Charles Anthony [Caruso], American tenor, dies from kidney failure at 82
  • Feb 22 Billy Strange, American singer-songwriter, dies at 81
  • Feb 24 Istvan Anhalt, Hungarian-Canadian composer, dies at 92
  • Feb 25 Louisiana Red, American blues musician, dies from stroke at 79
  • Feb 25 Red Holloway [James], American jazz tenor saxophonist, dies from stroke and kidney failure at 84

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Feb 29 Davy Jones, English musician, dies from heart attack at 66

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones