Today's Deaths in Music

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  • 1662 Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66
  • 1793 Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66
  • 1798 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71
  • 1805 Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54
  • 1810 Franz Teyber, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • 1897 Paul Kuczynski, composer, dies at 50
  • 1905 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69
  • 1919 Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77
  • 1924 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76
  • 1961 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish songwriter (Goggles), dies
  • 1965 Bill Black, American band leader and bassist who worked with Elvis, dies of a brain tumour at 39
  • 1965 Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42
  • 1977 Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48
  • 1981 Karel Srom, Czech composer, dies at 77
  • 1984 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78
  • 1995 Maxene Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies of heart attack at 79
  • 1995 Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28
  • 2003 Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)
  • 2006 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, dies at 98
  • 2007 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts) (b. 1951)