On This Day

Musicians Who Died in February 2014

  • Feb 5 Richard Hayman, American orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 93
  • Feb 11 Alice Babs [Nilson], Swedish jazz singer (The Swe-Danes; Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts), and actress (Swing It, Teacher!), dies of Alzheimer's disease complications at 90
  • Feb 16 Raymond Louis "Ray" Kennedy, American songwriter ("Sail On, Sailor"), session and touring singer, musician, and record producer, dies at 67
  • Feb 17 Bob Casale, American musician, dies from heart failure at 61
  • Feb 18 Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, dies at 99
  • Feb 19 Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 82
  • Feb 25 Paco de Lucía, Spanish flamenco guitarist and composer, dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Feb 26 Frank Reed, American singer (Chi-Lites), dies at 59