Deaths in Music on 15th April

  • 1719 Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer, dies at 76
  • 1756 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29
  • 1788 Giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77
  • 1811 Ernest Louis Muller, composer, dies at 70
  • 1853 Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer, dies at 67
  • 1863 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90
  • 1866 William Jackson of Masham, English composer and organist, dies at 51
  • 1891 Stephen Albert Emery, composer, dies at 49
  • 1924 Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82
  • 1925 John Singer Sargent, US portrait painter, dies at 69
  • 1929 Antonio Smareglia, composer, dies at 74
  • 1937 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79
  • 1943 Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62
  • 1947 Wolstenholme, rocker, dies
  • 1954 Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer, dies at 54
  • 1957 Pedro Infante, Mexican actor and singer (b. 1917)
  • 1968 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73
  • 1974 Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (b. 1906)
  • 1988 Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (b. 1954)
  • 1995 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, dies at 85
  • 2001 Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
  • 2004 Ray Condo, Canadian musician (b. 1950)
  • 2005 John Fred, American singer (b. 1941)