Deaths in Music on 20th July

  • 1732 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer, dies at 51
  • 1752 John C Pepusch, English composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at about 85
  • 1762 Christoph Nichelsmann, German klavecinist/composer, dies
  • 1808 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66
  • 1825 Joseph-Denis Doche, composer, dies at 58
  • 1868 Antoine Prumier, composer, dies at 75
  • 1868 Jan Bedrich Kittl, composer, dies at 62
  • 1898 Yuri Arnold, composer, dies at 86
  • 1908 Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62
  • 1914 Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76
  • 1936 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer, dies at 75
  • 1957 Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46
  • 1968 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festival), dies
  • 1969 Roy Hamilton, American rocker, dies at 40 (b. 1929)
  • 1977 Gary Kellgren, American music producer (b. 1939)
  • 1984 Gail Kubik, US composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69
  • 1995 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85
  • 2008 Artie Traum, American guitarist (b. 1943)
  • 2009 Ria Brieffies, Dutch singer (b. 1957)