February Deaths

December 15, 2017 (UTC)

Pop and rock musicians and singers who died in February

January Died on February 1 March

 
Richey James Edwards was
27 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 1 February 1995, 22 years ago
Richey would be 49 if still alive. He was born on 22 December 1967
 
Cecil Womack was
65 years 4 months 7 days old when he died on 1 February 2013, 4 years ago
Cecil would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 25 September 1947

January Died on February 2 March

 
Sid Vicious was
21 years 8 months 23 days old when he died on 2 February 1979, 38 years ago
Sid would be 60 if still alive. He was born on 10 May 1957

January Died on February 3 March

 
Buddy Holly was
22 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
Buddy would be 81 if still alive. He was born on 7 September 1936
 
Ritchie Valens was
17 years 8 months 21 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
Ritchie would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 13 May 1941
 
J P 'Big Bopper' Richardson was
28 years 3 months 10 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
J P would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 24 October 1930

January Died on February 4 March

 
Alex Harvey was
46 years 11 months 27 days old when he died on 4 February 1982, 35 years ago
Alex would be 82 if still alive. He was born on 5 February 1935
 
Karen Carpenter was
32 years 11 months 2 days old when she died on 4 February 1983, 34 years ago
Karen would be 67 if still alive. She was born on 2 March 1950
 
Liberace was
67 years 8 months 19 days old when he died on 4 February 1987, 30 years ago
Liberace would be 98 if still alive. He was born on 16 May 1919
 
Trevor Lucas was
45 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 4 February 1989, 28 years ago
Trevor would be 73 if still alive. He was born on 25 December 1943
 
Lux Interior was
62 years 3 months 14 days old when he died on 4 February 2009, 8 years ago
Lux would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 21 October 1946
 
Reg Presley was
71 years 7 months 23 days old when he died on 4 February 2013, 4 years ago
Reg would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 12 June 1941
 
Maurice 'Reece' White was
74 years 1 month 16 days old when he died on 4 February 2016
Maurice would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 19 December 1941
 
Steve Lang was
67 years 10 months 11 days old when he died on 4 February 2017
Steve would be 68 if still alive. He was born on 24 March 1949

January Died on February 5 March

 
Sonny Geraci was
70 years 2 months 14 days old when he died on 5 February 2017
Sonny would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 22 November 1946

January Died on February 6 March

 
Carl Wilson was
51 years 1 month 16 days old when he died on 6 February 1998, 19 years ago
Carl would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 21 December 1946
 
Falco was
40 years 11 months 15 days old when he died on 6 February 1998, 19 years ago
Falco would be 60 if still alive. He was born on 19 February 1957
 
Frankie Laine was
93 years 10 months 7 days old when he died on 6 February 2007, 10 years ago
Frankie would be 104 if still alive. He was born on 30 March 1913
 
John Dankworth was
82 years 4 months 17 days old when he died on 6 February 2010, 7 years ago
John would be 90 if still alive. He was born on 20 September 1927
 
Gary Moore was
58 years 10 months 2 days old when he died on 6 February 2011, 6 years ago
Gary would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 4 April 1952
 
Dan Hicks was
74 years 1 month 28 days old when he died on 6 February 2016
Dan would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 9 December 1941

January Died on February 7 March

 
Matt Monro was
54 years 2 months 6 days old when he died on 7 February 1985, 32 years ago
Matt would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 1 December 1930
 
Dave Peverett was
56 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 7 February 2000, 17 years ago
Dave would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 16 April 1943
 
Joe B Mauldin was
74 years 6 months 30 days old when he died on 7 February 2015, 2 years ago
Joe would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 8 July 1940

January Died on February 8 March

 
Del Shannon was
55 years 1 month 9 days old when he died on 8 February 1990, 27 years ago
Del would be 82 if still alive. He was born on 30 December 1934
 
Keith Knudsen was
56 years 11 months 18 days old when he died on 8 February 2005, 12 years ago
Keith would be 69 if still alive. He was born on 18 February 1948

January Died on February 9 March

 
Bill Haley was
55 years 7 months 3 days old when he died on 9 February 1981, 36 years ago
Bill would be 92 if still alive. He was born on 6 July 1925
 
Brian Connolly was
51 years 4 months 4 days old when he died on 9 February 1997, 20 years ago
Brian would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 5 October 1945
 
Tyrone Davis was
66 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 9 February 2005, 12 years ago
Tyrone would be 79 if still alive. He was born on 4 May 1938
 
Joe Moretti was
73 years 8 months 30 days old when he died on 9 February 2012, 5 years ago
Joe would be 79 if still alive. He was born on 10 May 1938

January Died on February 10 March

 
Dave Alexander was
27 years 8 months 7 days old when he died on 10 February 1975, 42 years ago
Dave would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 3 June 1947

January Died on February 11 March

 
Estelle Bennet was
67 years 6 months 20 days old when she died on 11 February 2009, 8 years ago
Estelle would be 76 if still alive. She was born on 22 July 1941
 
Whitney Houston was
48 years 6 months 2 days old when she died on 11 February 2012, 5 years ago
Whitney would be 54 if still alive. She was born on 9 August 1963
 
Rick Huxley was
72 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 11 February 2013, 4 years ago
Rick would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 5 August 1940

January Died on February 12 March

 
Philip Kramer was
42 years 7 months old when he died on 12 February 1995, 22 years ago
Philip would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 12 July 1952
 
Screamin' Jay Hawkins was
70 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 12 February 2000, 17 years ago
Screamin' Jay would be 88 if still alive. He was born on 18 July 1929
 
Oliver was
54 years 11 months 18 days old when he died on 12 February 2000, 17 years ago
Oliver would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 22 February 1945
 
Steve Strange was
55 years 8 months 15 days old when he died on 12 February 2015, 2 years ago
Steve would be 58 if still alive. He was born on 28 May 1959
 
Sam Andrew was
73 years 1 month 25 days old when he died on 12 February 2015, 2 years ago
Sam would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 18 December 1941
 
Al Jarreau was
76 years 11 months old when he died on 12 February 2017
Al would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 12 March 1940

January Died on February 13 March

 
John Curulewski was
37 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 13 February 1988, 29 years ago
John would be 67 if still alive. He was born on 3 October 1950
 
Waylon Jennings was
64 years 7 months 29 days old when he died on 13 February 2002, 15 years ago
Waylon would be 80 if still alive. He was born on 15 June 1937

January Died on February 14 March

 
Vincent Crane was
45 years 8 months 24 days old when he died on 14 February 1989, 28 years ago
Vincent would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 21 May 1943
 
Mick Tucker was
54 years 6 months 28 days old when he died on 14 February 2002, 15 years ago
Mick would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 17 July 1947
 
Doug Fieger was
57 years 5 months 25 days old when he died on 14 February 2010, 7 years ago
Doug would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 20 August 1952

January Died on February 15 March

 
Nat King Cole was
45 years 10 months 29 days old when he died on 15 February 1965, 52 years ago
Nat would be 98 if still alive. He was born on 17 March 1919
 
Little Walter was
37 years 9 months 14 days old when he died on 15 February 1968, 49 years ago
Little Walter would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 1 May 1930
 
Mike Bloomfield was
37 years 6 months 18 days old when he died on 15 February 1981, 36 years ago
Mike would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 28 July 1943
 
Vanity was
57 years 1 month 11 days old when she died on 15 February 2016
Vanity would be 58 if still alive. She was born on 4 January 1959

January Died on February 16 March

 
Brownie McGhee was
80 years 2 months 17 days old when he died on 16 February 1996, 21 years ago
Brownie would be 102 if still alive. He was born on 30 November 1915
 
Doris Troy was
67 years 1 month 10 days old when she died on 16 February 2004, 13 years ago
Doris would be 80 if still alive. She was born on 6 January 1937
 
Tony Sheridan was
72 years 8 months 26 days old when he died on 16 February 2013, 4 years ago
Tony would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 21 May 1940
 
Lesley Gore was
68 years 9 months 14 days old when she died on 16 February 2015, 2 years ago
Lesley would be 71 if still alive. She was born on 2 May 1946

January Died on February 17 March

 
Thelonious Monk was
64 years 4 months 7 days old when he died on 17 February 1982, 35 years ago
Thelonious would be 100 if still alive. He was born on 10 October 1917
 
Michael Davis was
68 years 8 months 12 days old when he died on 17 February 2012, 5 years ago
Michael would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 5 June 1943
 
Mindy McCready was
37 years 2 months 18 days old when she died on 17 February 2013, 4 years ago
Mindy would be 42 if still alive. She was born on 30 November 1975
 
Bob Casale was
61 years 7 months 3 days old when he died on 17 February 2014, 3 years ago
Bob would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 14 July 1952
 
Peter Skellern was
69 years 11 months 3 days old when he died on 17 February 2017
Peter would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 14 March 1947

January Died on February 18 March

 
Kevin Ayers was
68 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 18 February 2013, 4 years ago
Kevin would be 73 if still alive. He was born on 16 August 1944
 
Clyde Stubblefield was
73 years 10 months old when he died on 18 February 2017
Clyde would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 18 April 1943

January Died on February 19 March

 
Bon Scott was
33 years 7 months 10 days old when he died on 19 February 1980, 37 years ago
Bon would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 9 July 1946
 
Kelly Groucutt was
63 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 19 February 2009, 8 years ago
Kelly would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 8 September 1945
 
Larry Coryell was
73 years 10 months 17 days old when he died on 19 February 2017
Larry would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 2 April 1943

January Died on February 22 March

 
Florence Ballard was
32 years 7 months 23 days old when she died on 22 February 1976, 41 years ago
Florence would be 74 if still alive. She was born on 30 June 1943
 
Papa John Creach was
76 years 8 months 25 days old when he died on 22 February 1994, 23 years ago
Papa John would be 100 if still alive. He was born on 28 May 1917
 
Billy Strange was
81 years 4 months 24 days old when he died on 22 February 2012, 5 years ago
Billy would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 29 September 1930

January Died on February 23 March

 
Melvin Franklin was
52 years 4 months 11 days old when he died on 23 February 1995, 22 years ago
Melvin would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 12 October 1942
 
Bob Mayo was
52 years 5 months 29 days old when he died on 23 February 2004, 13 years ago
Bob would be 66 if still alive. He was born on 25 August 1951

January Died on February 24 March

 
Johnnie Ray was
63 years 1 month 14 days old when he died on 24 February 1990, 27 years ago
Johnnie would be 90 if still alive. He was born on 10 January 1927
 
Franny Beecher was
92 years 4 months 26 days old when he died on 24 February 2014, 3 years ago
Franny would be 96 if still alive. He was born on 29 September 1921
 
Lennie Baker was
69 years 10 months 6 days old when he died on 24 February 2016
Lennie would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 18 April 1946

January Died on February 25 March

 
Toy Caldwell was
45 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 25 February 1993, 24 years ago
Toy would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 13 November 1947
 
Dan Toler was
64 years 5 months 2 days old when he died on 25 February 2013, 4 years ago
Dan would be 69 if still alive. He was born on 23 September 1948
 
Paco de Lucia was
66 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 25 February 2014, 3 years ago
Paco would be 69 if still alive. He was born on 21 December 1947

January Died on February 26 March

 
Bukka White was
67 years 3 months 14 days old when he died on 26 February 1977, 40 years ago
Bukka would be 108 if still alive. He was born on 12 November 1909
 
Buddy Miles was
60 years 5 months 21 days old when he died on 26 February 2008, 9 years ago
Buddy would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 5 September 1947
 
Speedy Haworth was
85 years 9 months 10 days old when he died on 26 February 2008, 9 years ago
Speedy would be 95 if still alive. He was born on 16 May 1922

January Died on February 27 March

 
Frankie Lymon was
25 years 4 months 28 days old when he died on 27 February 1968, 49 years ago
Frankie would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 30 September 1942

January Died on February 28 March

 
David Byron was
38 years 30 days old when he died on 28 February 1985, 32 years ago
David would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 29 January 1947
 
Chris Curtis was
63 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 28 February 2005, 12 years ago
Chris would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 26 August 1941
 
Billy Thorpe was
60 years 10 months 30 days old when he died on 28 February 2007, 10 years ago
Billy would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 29 March 1946
 
Mike Smith was
64 years 2 months 22 days old when he died on 28 February 2008, 9 years ago
Mike would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 6 December 1943
 
Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk was
58 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 28 February 2010, 7 years ago
Tom would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 24 December 1951