Deaths in February 2000

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The following is a list of notable deaths in February 2000.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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  1. ^ Pablo Calvo, el niño de 'Marcelino, pan y vino', muere a los 50 años (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Enid Nemy (February 7, 2000). "Frederick Vanderbilt Field, Wealthy Leftist, Dies at 94". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Forbes, Peter (February 3, 2000). "Peter Levi Obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  4. ^ James Glanz (February 3, 2000). "James V. Neel Is Dead at 84; Leading Genetics Researcher". The New York Times. p. C 26. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Enid Nemy (February 5, 2000). "Bonnie Cashin, Who Helped Introduce Sportswear to Americans, Is Dead at 84". The New York Times. p. C 16. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  6. ^ David Stout (February 4, 2000). "Richard G. Kleindienst, Figure in Watergate Era, Dies at 76". The New York Times. p. A 27. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  7. ^ "John Leovich". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  8. ^ Jon Pareles (February 6, 2000). "Ustad Alla Rakha, 80, Master Of Hindustani Classical Music". The New York Times. p. 1 38. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  9. ^ Associated Press (February 6, 2000). "Carl Bert Albert, a Powerful Democrat in Congress for Three Decades, Is Dead at 91". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  10. ^ "Joachim-Ernst Berendt, 77, Jazz Historian". The New York Times. February 20, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  11. ^ "Edgar Bowers, 75, a Poet in the Formalist Style". The New York Times. February 8, 2000. p. B 9. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  12. ^ Powers, Ann (February 8, 2000). "Doris Kenner-Jackson, 58, Singer In the Original Shirelles Foursome". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  13. ^ Richard Goldstein (February 17, 2000). "Ronnie Robertson, 62, a Skater Who Entertained With His Spins". The New York Times. p. C 25. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  14. ^ Daley, Suzanne (February 9, 2000). "Claude Autant-Lara, 98, a Film Director". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  15. ^ "'Hockey Night' Host Cornell Dies". The Associated Press. February 7, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  16. ^ Todd Karns, 79, Who Played Brother in 'It's a Wonderful Life'
  17. ^ Nick Ravo (February 13, 2000). "George Koltanowski, 96, Chess Master Known for Playing While Blindfolded". The New York Times. p. 1 44. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  18. ^ Geoffrey de Ste Croix
  19. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (February 20, 2000). "Goran Tunstrom, 62, of Sweden; Wrote Novels, Plays and Poetry". The New York Times. p. 1 49. Retrieved August 3, 2021.
  20. ^ Russell, Tony (March 2, 2000). "Derroll Adams". The Guardian. Retrieved January 5, 2019.
  21. ^ Ben Ratliff (February 11, 2000). "Gus Johnson, 86, Who Gave The Beat to the Giants of Jazz". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  22. ^ Schafer, Gabrielle (February 8, 2000). "Rapper Big Pun Dies of Apparent Heart Attack". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  23. ^ Gustav Niebuhr (February 11, 2000). "Wilfred C. Smith Dies at 83; Scholar of Religious Pluralism". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  24. ^ Jesse McKinley (February 9, 2000). "Doug Henning, a Superstar Of Illusion, Is Dead at 52". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  25. ^ The Associated Press (February 14, 2000). "Dave Peverett, 56, of the Rock Band Foghat". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  26. ^ Lapointe, Joe (February 10, 2000). "Sid Abel, 81, a Hockey Star On a Famed Red Wings Line". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  27. ^ Times Wire Services (February 9, 2000). "2 Small Planes Collide Over Ill. Hospital; 3 Die". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  28. ^ Eric Pace (February 11, 2000). "Ion Gheorghe Maurer, 97, Romanian Premier From 1961 to 1974". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  29. ^ Freeman, Mike (February 9, 2000). "PRO FOOTBALL; Chiefs' Thomas Dies Unexpectedly During Hospital Stay". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  30. ^ Евгений Николаевич Андреев [Yevgeni Nikolayevich Andreyev]. warheroes.ru (in Russian). Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  31. ^ Finder, Chuck (February 11, 2000). "Obituary: Steve Furness: Backup lineman for Steel Curtain during '70s". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  32. ^ Richard Goldstein (February 12, 2000). "Beau Jack, 78, Lightweight Boxing Champion in the 1940's". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  33. ^ Braxton, Greg (February 12, 2000). "George Jackson; Urban Film, TV Producer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  34. ^ "Gene Lambert". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  35. ^ Rainey, Chris. "Blas Monaco". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  36. ^ Eric Pace (February 18, 2000). "Ji Pengfei, 91; Helped China Open Links to West". The New York Times. p. C 21. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  37. ^ "Jim Varney, 50, Who Turned 'Ernest' Character Into a Career". The New York Times. February 11, 2000. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  38. ^ Douglas Martin (February 17, 2000). "Jacqueline Auriol, Top French Test Pilot, 82". The New York Times. p. C 25. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  39. ^ Pareles, Jon (February 14, 2000). "Lord Kitchener, 77, Calypso Songwriter Who Mixed Party Tunes With Deeper Messages". The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  40. ^ Eric Nagourney (February 17, 2000). "Martin Orne, 72, Psychiatrist And Expert on Hypnosis, Dies". The New York Times. p. C 25. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  41. ^ Riding, Alan (February 12, 2000). "Roger Vadim, 72, Director Who Propelled Bardot, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  42. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 22, 2000). "Newt Arnold; Award-Winning Filmmaker". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  43. ^ William H. Honan (March 4, 2000). "Dominic Bruce, 84, Briton Who Tried to Escape Nazis 17 Times". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  44. ^ Jon Pareles (February 14, 2000). "Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 70, Rock's Wild Man". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  45. ^ Thomas George (February 14, 2000). "Tom Landry, 75, Dies; Innovative Coach of Cowboys". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  46. ^ "William Swofford; Had 2 Hit Songs as 'Oliver'". Los Angeles Times. February 18, 2000. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  47. ^ Sarah Boxer (February 14, 2000). "Charles M. Schulz, 'Peanuts' Creator, Dies at 77". The New York Times. p. A 1. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  48. ^ Nick Ravo (February 29, 2000). "John Blassingame, 59, Historian; Led Yale Black Studies Program". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  49. ^ O'Sullivan, Kevin (February 14, 2000). "F.X. Martin, noted Wood Quay activist, dies". The Irish Times. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  50. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (February 25, 2000). "Walter H. Zinn, 93, Physicist Who Helped Create Atom Bomb". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  51. ^ Forr, James. "Bob Ramazzotti". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  52. ^ "Soup Campbell". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  53. ^ Walker, Brent E. (2013). Mack Sennett's Fun Factory: A History and Filmography of His Studio and His Keystone and Mack Sennett Comedies, with Biographies of Players and Personnel. McFarland. p. 498. ISBN 9780786477111. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  54. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (April 20, 2000). "Lila Kedrova, Known for Oscar-Winning Role in 'Zorba,' Dies". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  55. ^ Clifton Brown (February 18, 2000). "Karsten Solheim, 88, Is Dead; Creator of the Ping Golf Club". The New York Times. p. C 21. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  56. ^ "Turkey Tyson". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  57. ^ Mel Gussow (February 19, 2000). "Miles White, 85, Broadway Costume Designer". The New York Times. p. A 13. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  58. ^ Wolf, Gregory H. "Lefty Hoerst". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  59. ^ Nelson, Soraya Sarhaddi (February 25, 2000). "Iranian Community Mourns an Idol". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  60. ^ "Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian Artist and Architect, 71". The New York Times. February 23, 2000. p. C 26. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  61. ^ Brazil, Eric (February 20, 2000). "Maddy: Man to get stuff done in Senate". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  62. ^ Celestine Bohlen (February 21, 2000). "A.A. Sobchak Dead at 62; Mentor to Putin". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  63. ^ Celestine Bohlen (February 21, 2000). "A.A. Sobchak Dead at 62; Mentor to Putin". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  64. ^ Bruce Weber (March 9, 2000). "Noel Annan, 83, Versatile Englishman, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 15. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  65. ^ Eric Pace (February 22, 2000). "Clifton Daniel, a Managing Editor Who Set a Writerly, Courtly Tone In Shaping The Times, Dies at 87". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  66. ^ Nick Ravo (February 25, 2000). "K. D. Nichols, 92, Leader in Early Atomic Age". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  67. ^ Douglas Martin (March 6, 2000). "Ernest Lough, Choirboy Whose Voice Endured on Famous Recording, Dies at 88". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  68. ^ Jon Pareles (February 24, 2000). "Ofra Haza, 41, Israeli Pop Singer Who Crossed Cultural Bounds". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  69. ^ Richard Goldstein (February 24, 2000). "Stanley Matthews, 85, Knight and Soccer Star". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  70. ^ "Joseph V. Perry; Played Mobsters on TV". Los Angeles Times. March 1, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  71. ^ "Florida's First Lethal Injection". CBS News. February 23, 2000. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  72. ^ "Texas Executes Betty Lou Beets". CBS News. February 24, 2000. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  73. ^ "Culley Rikard". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  74. ^ Goldstein, Richard (March 5, 2000). "George L. Street, 86, Commander of the Submarine Tirante in World War II". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  75. ^ "George Duning, 92, Composer for Films". The New York Times. March 2, 2000. p. C 25. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  76. ^ Neil MacFarquhar (March 1, 2000). "Harold M. Mulvey, 86, Judge At Tense Black Panther Trials". The New York Times. p. C 30. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  77. ^ Eric Pace (March 1, 2000). "Aubrey E. Robinson Jr., 77, Judge in Jonathan Pollard Spy Case". The New York Times. p. C 30. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  78. ^ Joel Greenberg (March 3, 2000). "Kariel Gardosh, 79, Who Created Israeli Icon". The New York Times. p. A 19. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  79. ^ Nick Ravo (February 29, 2000). "John N. Irwin II, 86, Diplomat And Ex-Aide to MacArthur". New York Times. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  80. ^ Janet Reed Ballerina of classical skill enhanced by a gift for comedy
  81. ^ "Dennis Danell, 38, Noted Punk Guitarist". The New York Times. March 3, 2000. p. A 19. Retrieved December 21, 2018.