Deaths in Music on 19th July

  • 1625 Samuel Besler, composer, dies at 50
  • 1700 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer, dies at 62
  • 1730 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer, dies at 49
  • 1811 Christian Gotthilf Tag, composer, dies at 76
  • 1838 Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72
  • 1844 Heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77
  • 1847 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944 Will Marion Cook, composer, dies at 75
  • 1951 Max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77
  • 1954 Jean Roger-Ducasse, composer, dies at 81
  • 1970 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
  • 1975 Lefty Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1928)
  • 1981 Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81
  • 1981 Roger Doucet, French Canadian tenor (b. 1919)
  • 1991 Gino Negri, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1993 Szymon Goldberg, Polish violinist/conductor, dies at 84
  • 1995 Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin, dies at 89
  • 1996 Emmanual Tettey Mensah, musician, dies at 77
  • 2001 Judy Clay [Guions], American soul and gospel singer, dies from complications from a car accident at 62
  • 2015 Van Alexander, American composer and band leader (A-Tisket, A-Tasket), dies at 100