Today's Deaths in Music

Deaths in Music for Saturday 30th May 2015

Deaths 1 - 28 of 28

1746 - Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer, dies at 69
1791 - Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56
1797 - Carl Ludwig Junker, composer, dies at 48
1833 - Josef Slavik, composer, dies at 27
1870 - Gustave Vogt, composer, dies at 89
1906 - William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30
1923 - Camille Chevillard, composer, dies at 63
1935 - Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
1947 - Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer, dies at 72
1947 - Georg Johannes, Ritter von Trapp World War I Austrian submarine commander (b. 1880); inspiration for "The Sound of Music"
1953 - Dooley Wilson, American musician and actor (b. 1886)
1959 - Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer, dies at 85
1969 - Gaston Brenta, composer, dies at 66
1969 - John Cipollini, guitarist, dies of ephysema at 45
1971 - Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer (b. 1886)
1972 - Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104
1973 - Hal Hastings, orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), dies at 66
1977 - Paul Desmond, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 52
1980 - Carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment
1986 - Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 55
1987 - Turk Murphy, jazz trombonist, dies at 71
1989 - Zinka Milanov, Met Opera Diva, dies of a stroke at 83
1992 - Leen 't Hart, organist/composer, dies at 72
1993 - Herman S Blount, Sun Ra, US jazz pianist (Solar Arkestra), dies at 79
1993 - Sun Ra, blues pianist/orchestra leader, dies of strokes at 79
1996 - Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at 57
1996 - John Kahn, bassist, dies at 47
2000 - Tex Beneke, American bandleader and musician (b. 1914)

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