On This Day

Musicians Who Died in February 2008

  • Feb 7 Leona Wood, American painter and dancer dies aged 86
  • Feb 9 Scott Halpin, a one time drummer of The Who.
  • Feb 13 Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)
  • Feb 13 Henri Salvador, French-Caribbean pop singer, guitarist, and cabaret, dies of an aneurysm at 90
  • Feb 19 Yegor Letov, Russian songwriter and singer (b. 1964)
  • Feb 19 Natalia Bessmertnova, Soviet ballerina (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), dies at 66
  • Feb 19 Teo Macero [Attilio Joseph Macero], American jazz saxophonist, composer and record producer (Miles Davis), dies at 82
  • Feb 24 Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), dies at 60
  • Feb 24 Philip Bodner, American jazz clarinetist and studio musician (also played flute, oboe, saxophone, piccolo, and English horn), dies at 90
  • Feb 25 Static Major, American singer (b. 1974)
  • Feb 26 (George) "Buddy" Miles, American rock drummer (The Electric Flag; Band of Gypsies), dies of congestive heart disease at 60
  • Feb 28 Mike Smith, English musician (The Dave Clark Five), dies at 64