Deaths in Music on February 21

  • 1790 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64
  • 1842 Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85
  • 1876 Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70
  • 1884 John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71
  • 1919 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
  • 1924 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
  • 1925 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer, dies at 52
  • 1938 Albert Huybrechts, composer, dies at 39
  • 1948 Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80
  • 1949 Ernest Walker, composer, dies at 78
  • 1956 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78
  • 1971 Adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79
  • 1972 Bronislava Nijinska, Polish-Russian ballet dancer (b. 1891)
  • 1976 Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32
  • 1979 Ray Whitley, composer, dies
  • 1982 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
  • 1992 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • 1992 Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83
  • 1996 Morton Gould, composer, dies at 82
  • 2005 Ara Berberian, American opera singer (b. 1930)
  • 2015 Clark Terry, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 94