Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is expecting a child with his girlfriend, model Meagan Camper. This is Wentz’s second child.
Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee has announced his engagement to his long-term girlfriend, German singer-dancer Sofia Toufa, who goes by the stage name SOFI.
Venezuelan singer-comedian and famed cuatro player Simon Diaz, who first gained attention as host of radio show “The Plainsman,” which led to the release of more than 50 albums of traditional and original compositions, died Feb. 19 at his home in Caracas, Venezuela. He was 85.
Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, a proponent of the new flamenco style and a collaborator with musicians Eric Clapton, John McLaughlin and Al Di Meola, died Feb. 25 in Mexico. He was 66.
Wayne Smith, the reggae vocalist whose 1985 single “Under Mi Sleng Teng” helped popularize digital production in the genre, died Feb. 17 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 48.
Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member of the Von Trapp family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria inspired the 1959 Broadway musical “The Sound of Music,” and the film in 1965, died Feb. 18 at her home in Vermont. She was 99