Today's Deaths in Music

Deaths in Music for Friday 4th September 2015

Deaths 1 - 17 of 17

1759 - Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
1853 - Jonathan Blewitt, composer, dies at 71
1903 - Herman Zumpe, composer, dies at 53
1907 - Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
1937 - Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29
1946 - Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor (Lysistrata), dies at 79
1977 - Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek musician (b. 1899)
1991 - Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
1991 - Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
1991 - Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
1994 - Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player, dies at 64
1995 - Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
1997 - Belle Stewart, singer, dies at 91
2002 - Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian pianist (b. 1904)
2003 - Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921)
2003 - Lola Bobesco, Romanian-born violinist (b. 1921)
2006 - Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918)

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