Deaths in Music in February 1976

  • Feb 2 Maurice Jacobson, composer, dies at 80
  • Feb 5 Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (b. 1926)
  • Feb 6 Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist and composer (Peanuts TV specials), dies at 43
  • Feb 9 Percy Faith, Canadian musician (b. 1908)
  • Feb 12 James Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52
  • Feb 13 Lily Pons, French opera singer (Met Opera) and actress (That Girl From Paris), dies at 71
  • Feb 21 Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32
  • Feb 22 Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies of a heart attack at 32
  • Feb 24 Charles Wilfred Orr, composer, dies at 82