On This Day

Musicians Who Died in February 1982

  • Feb 4 Alex Harvey, Scottish musician (b. 1935)
  • Feb 14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • Feb 17 Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer (Straight, No Chaser; 'Round Midnight), dies of a stroke at 64
  • Feb 21 Murray the K [Kaufman], American disk jockey (5th Beatle), dies at 60
  • Feb 26 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz guitarist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45
  • Feb 27 Malika Sabirova, Soviet Tajik ballet dancer, dies at 39