This Day in Music History
1975 : Dave Alexander, American musician, born David Michael Alexander, died of pulmonary edema in a hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at the age of 27. He had been admitted to the hospital for pancreatitis, which was linked to his drinking. (The Stooges - bassist)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 June 1947)
2001 : Buddy Tate, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist, born George Holmes Tate, died in Chandler, Arizona, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 February 1913)
2006 : Jay Dee aka J Dilla, American record producer of the hip-hop scene, born James Dewitt Yancey, died of cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 32.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 February 1974)