Today's Deaths in Music

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  • 1599 Cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51
  • 1700 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
  • 1781 Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66
  • 1796 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • 1847 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71
  • 1852 George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51
  • 1868 Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61
  • 1893 Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
  • 1895 Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39
  • 1900 David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)
  • 1914 Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
  • 1916 Iwan Knorr, German composer, dies at 63
  • 1936 Louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
  • 1945 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
  • 1951 Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71
  • 1964 Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
  • 1994 Rhett Forrester, American singer (Riot) (b. 1956)
  • 1995 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
  • 1997 Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
  • 1997 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66
  • 1997 Ron Holden, American singer (b. 1939)
  • 1997 Billy Mackenzie, Scottish musician (Associates) (b. 1957)
  • 2004 Billy May, American composer and musician (b. 1916)
  • 2004 Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)
  • 2005 Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (b. 1924)