Deaths in Music for Year 2011

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Deaths 1 - 60 of 60

Jan 1st - Marin Constantin, Romanian composer and conductor (b. 1925)
Jan 4th - Mick Karn, Cypriot-born British musician (Japan) (b. 1958)
Jan 4th - Gerry Rafferty, British musician and songwriter (b. 1947)
Jan 10th - Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
Jan 14th - Trish Keenan, lead vocalist of English band Broadcast (b. 1968)
Jan 17th - Don Kirshner, American composer (b. 1934)
Jan 24th - Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian Musician, Bharat Ratna Laureate (b. 1922)
Jan 26th - Charlie Louvin, American musician (b. 1927)
Jan 26th - Gladys Horton, American musician and singer, member of the group The Marvelettes (b. 1944)
Jan 30th - John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)
Feb 6th - Gary Moore, Irish musician (b. 1952)
Feb 12th - Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
Feb 14th - Sir George Shearing, Anglo-American jazz pianist (b. 1919)
Mar 4th - Johnny Preston, American pop singer (b. 1939)
Mar 8th - Mike Starr (musician), American Musician (b. 1966)
Mar 13th - Owsley Stanley, Sound Engineer for The Grateful Dead and renowned LSD manufacturer (b. 1935)
Mar 15th - Nate Dogg, American rapper, Nathaniel Dwayne Hale. (b. 1969)
Mar 15th - Smiley Culture, British reggae singer, David Victor Emmanuel. (b. 1962)
Mar 19th - Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Johnny Pearson, British Composer (b. 1925)
Mar 21st - Loleatta Holloway, American singer (b. 1946)
Mar 21st - Pinetop Perkins, Member of the Blues Hall of Fame (b. 1913)
Apr 4th - Scott Columbus, American drummer (Manowar) (b. 1956)
Apr 11th - La Esterella, Flemish singer (b. 1919)
Apr 17th - Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)
Apr 17th - Nikos Papazoglou, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
Apr 23rd - Tom King, American songwriter and musician (b. 1943)
May 7th - Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
May 13th - Bruce Ricker, American jazz and blues documentarian (b. 1942)
May 27th - Gil Scott-Heron, American poet, musician and author (b. 1949)
Jun 2nd - Willem Duys, Dutch commentator and music producer (b. 1928)
Jun 3rd - Andrew Gold, American singer, musician and songwriter. (b. 1951)
Jun 4th - Andreas P. Nielsen, Danish author and composer (b. 1953)
Jun 7th - Nataraja Ramakrishna, Indian classical dancer and composer. (b. 1923)
Jun 11th - Seth Putnam, American musician (b. 1968)
Jun 18th - Clarence Clemons, American saxophonist (b. 1942)
Jun 25th - Goff Richards, British brass band music composer/arranger
Jul 9th - Facundo Cabral, Argentine musician (b. 1937)
Jul 10th - Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano (b. 1921)
Jul 10th - Roland Petit, French choreographer and dancer (b. 1924)
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Aug 2nd - DeLois Barrett Campbell, American gospel singer (b. 1926)
Aug 11th - Jani Lane, American heavy metal musician (Warrant) dies of alcohol poisoning aged 47
Aug 13th - Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish musician (b. 1952)
Aug 22nd - Jerry Leiber, American songwriter (b. 1933)
Aug 22nd - Nick Ashford, American songwriter (b. 1942)
Aug 29th - David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, dies at 96
Sep 13th - DJ Mehdi, French hip hop and electro producer (b. 1977)
Sep 19th - Johnny Răducanu, Romanian jazz pianist (b. 1931)
Sep 27th - Johnny "Country" Mathis, American country singer (b. 1933)
Oct 5th - Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (b. 1943)
Oct 10th - Jagjit Singh, Indian Musician, Ghazal Maestro, Padma Bhusan awardee (b. 1941)
Nov 2nd - Sickan Carlsson, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1915)
Nov 5th - Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer, composer, lyricist, music director, and filmmaker from Assam (b. 1926)
Nov 22nd - Paul Motian, American jazz drummer, percussionist and composer, dies at 80
Nov 27th - Sultan Khan, Indian classical musician, dies at 71
Nov 28th - Andrew Kazdin, classical record producer, dies at 77
Dec 4th - Hubert Sumlin, American blues guitarist (b. 1931)
Dec 6th - Dobie Gray, American musician and singer ("Drift Away"), dies at 71
Dec 31st - Omus Hirshbein, classical music impresario and music director, dies at 77

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