Deaths in Music in February 1997

  • Feb 2 Chico Science Francisco Franca, musician, dies at 40
  • Feb 7 Danil Shafran, cellist, dies at 74
  • Feb 8 Roy George Elroy Josephs, jazz dance teacher, dies at 57
  • Feb 9 Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52
  • Feb 13 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
  • Feb 18 Eric William Fenby, musician, dies at 90
  • Feb 20 Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist (b. 1960)
  • Feb 23 Tony Williams, jazz musician, dies at 51
  • Feb 24 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69
  • Feb 25 Tony Williams, jazz drummer (Miles Davis), dies at 51