Today's Deaths in Music

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  • 1652 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
  • 1739 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
  • 1809 Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74
  • 1812 Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63
  • 1819 Sophie Gail, composer, dies at 43
  • 1826 Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65
  • 1831 Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer, dies at 41
  • 1846 Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81
  • 1865 Johan Filip von Schantz, composer, dies at 30
  • 1876 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66
  • 1933 Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65
  • 1936 James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52
  • 1947 Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1960 Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77
  • 1971 Alan Rawsthorne, composer, dies at 66
  • 1972 Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl
  • 1973 Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
  • 1991 Isaac B Singer, Polish/US writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87
  • 1995 Jeremiah Jerry Patrick Lordam, songwriter/compser, dies at 61
  • 2001 Georges Dor, Canadian author, composer, singer and playwright (b. 1931)
  • 2008 Norman Dello Joio, American composer (b. 1913)