Deaths in Music in February 1982

  • Feb 4 Alex Harvey, Scottish musician (b. 1935)
  • Feb 11 Eleanor Powell, tap dancer and wife of Glenn Ford, dies of cancer at 69
  • Feb 17 Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 21 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
  • Feb 24 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
  • Feb 26 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz guitarist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45
  • Feb 27 Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer, dies at 39