Today's Deaths in Music

Deaths in Music for Saturday 4th July 2015

Deaths 1 - 25 of 25

1603 - Philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82
1623 - William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80
1672 - Ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67
1757 - Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38
1789 - Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59
1851 - Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
1882 - Joseph Brackett, American composer (b. 1797)
1889 - Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
1891 - Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
1910 - Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
1929 - Otto Taubmann, composer, dies at 70
1963 - Fritz Reuter, composer, dies at 66
1971 - Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29
1983 - Claus Adam, composer, dies at 65
1984 - Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
1986 - Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
1992 - Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
1992 - Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies
2003 - Barry White, American singer, dies at 58
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2003 - André Claveau, French singer (b. 1915)
2004 - Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
2007 - Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
2007 - Bill Pinkney, American singer and performer (b. 1925)
2009 - Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
2009 - Jim Chapin, American drummer (b.1919)

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