Today's Deaths in Music

RSS
  • 1649 Ottavio Vernizzi, composer, dies at 79
  • 1757 Andrea Zani, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 60
  • 1819 Karl Haack, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1852 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer, dies at 60
  • 1903 Jesus Monasterio, composer, dies at 67
  • 1914 Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58
  • 1922 Andrejs Jurjans, composer, dies at 65
  • 1938 Con Conrad, American songwriter and producer, dies at 48
  • 1938 Con Conrad, American songwriter and producer, born in New York City (d. 1938)
  • 1939 Felicjan Szopski, composer, dies at 74
  • 1947 Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58
  • 1952 Paul Hastings Allen, composer, dies at 68
  • 1957 Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, composer, dies at 67
  • 1959 Gerard Hoffnung, German-born British artist/humorist/musician, dies at 34
  • 1964 George Dyson, composer, dies at 81
  • 1966 Lucky Millinder, bandleader/singer, dies
  • 1972 Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1991 Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • 1993 Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)
  • 1994 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • 1996 Bob Gibson, American folk musician, dies at 64
  • 2010 Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)
  • 2015 Frankie Ford [Frank Guzzo], American rock vocalist (Sea Cruise), dies at 76