Today's Deaths in Music

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  • 1627 Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)
  • 1799 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58
  • 1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72
  • 1892 Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
  • 1897 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
  • 1937 Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73
  • 1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
  • 1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
  • 1957 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer, dies at 53
  • 1963 Tomas Vackar, composer, dies at 17
  • 1985 Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery
  • 1985 Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1909)
  • 1990 William Levi Dawson, composer, dies at 90
  • 1992 Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34
  • 1992 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
  • 1998 Hideto "hide" Matsumoto, Japanese musician (b. 1964)
  • 2013 Jeff Hanneman, American guitarist, dies from liver failure at 49
  • 2015 Guy Carawan, American folk singer and folklorist (We Shall Overcome") dies at 87