Deaths in Music on 10th August

  • 1730 Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74
  • 1806 Johann Michael Haydn, composer, dies at 68
  • 1821 Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52
  • 1841 Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37
  • 1886 Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85
  • 1911 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70
  • 1938 Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
  • 1967 John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
  • 1970 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52
  • 1974 Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64
  • 1993 Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
  • 1994 Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58
  • 1995 Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist, dies at 81
  • 1997 Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (b. 1912)

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2002 Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962)

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  • 2003 Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer
  • 2007 Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950)
  • 2008 Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942)
  • 2013 Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84