Deaths in Music on 6th July

  • 1480 Antonio Squarcialupi, composer, dies at 64
  • 1734 Nicolas Bernier, composer, dies at 69
  • 1765 Ferdinand Zellbell the elder, Swedish composer, dies at 76
  • 1768 Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78
  • 1795 Georg Gottfried Petri, composer, dies at 79
  • 1816 Philipp Meissner, composer, dies at 67
  • 1858 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer, dies at 78
  • 1860 Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer, dies at 37
  • 1868 Samuel Lover, composer, dies at 71
  • 1879 Henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65
  • 1896 Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer, dies at 54
  • 1902 Leopoldo Miguez, composer, dies at 51
  • 1933 Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76
  • 1950 Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1923)
  • 1951 Josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57
  • 1955 Paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87
  • 1961 Scott LaFaro, American musician (b. 1936)
  • 1971 Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, jazz musician (Hello Dolly), dies at 71

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1971 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer, dies at 69

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  • 1973 Otto Klemperer, German/US conductor, dies at 88
  • 1974 Carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87
  • 1977 Oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69
  • 1979 Van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35
  • 1995 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • 1999 Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)
  • 2003 Skip Battin, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds), dies at 69
  • 2004 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 2005 Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926)
  • 2008 Bobby Durham, American jazz drummer (b. 1937)
  • 2009 Johnny Collins, British folk and maritime music singer (b. 1938)