Deaths in Music in February 2012

  • Feb 1 Ton de Kruyf, Dutch composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 8 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician, dies from lung cancer at 62

Person of interestWhitney Houston

Feb 11 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • Feb 14 Dory Previn, American singer-songwriter, dies at 86
  • Feb 15 Charles Anthony [Caruso], American tenor, dies from kidney failure at 82
  • Feb 22 Billy Strange, American singer-songwriter, dies at 81
  • Feb 24 Istvan Anhalt, Hungarian-Canadian composer, dies at 92
  • Feb 25 Louisiana Red, American blues musician, dies from stroke at 79
  • Feb 25 Red Holloway [James], American jazz tenor saxophonist, dies from stroke and kidney failure at 84

Person of interestDavy Jones

Feb 29 Davy Jones, English musician, dies from heart attack at 66

Singer Davy Jones
Davy Jones