February 14 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 14

1989 : Vincent Crane, English musician, organist and pianist, born Vincent Rodney Cheesman, committed suicide by an overdose of painkiller at the age of 45. Most of his life he had been fighting with manic depression. (Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - organ)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 May 1943)

Vincent Crane

1999 : Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter, born Buddy Wayne Knox, died of lung cancer in Bremerton, Washington, at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 July 1933)

Buddy Knox

2010 : Doug Fieger, born Douglas Lars Fieger. American singer-songwriter-musician. (The Knack), died of cancer in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of 57.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 August 1952)

2002 : Mick Tucker, English drummer, born Michael Thomas Tucker, died from leukemia in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, at the age of 54. (Sweet - drums, backing vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 July 1947)

Mick Tucker

2006 : Lynden David, English singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer, died in hospital from complications resulting from the stem cell transplant at the age of 31. He had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 May 1974)

Lynden David

2009 : Louie Bellson, born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni, composer, arranger, bandleader, and jazz educator, died from complications of a broken hip and Parkinson's disease, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 July 1924)

Louie Bellson

2011 : George Shearing,Anglo-American jazz pianist, died in New York City at the age of 91.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 August 1919)

2012 : Dory Previn, American lyricist, singer-songwriter and poet, born Dorothy Veronica Langan, died in Southfield, Massachusetts, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 October 1930)

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