Deaths in Music on March 2

  • 1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
  • 1822 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
  • 1868 Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81
  • 1882 Louis Kufferath, composer, dies at 70
  • 1887 Wilhelm Troszel, composer, dies at 63
  • 1937 Gustav Wohlgemuth, composer, dies at 73
  • 1938 Ben Harney, American composer and pianist (b. 1871)
  • 1974 Barbara Ruick, actress/singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 41
  • 1975 Jean Kurt Forest, composer, dies at 65
  • 1991 Serge Gainsbourg, composer/actor (Fury of Hercules), dies at 62
  • 1995 Hugo Cole, British composer and critic, dies at 77
  • 1999 Dusty Springfield, English singer (b. 1939)
  • 1999 David Ackles, American singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • 2003 Hank Ballard, American musician (b. 1927)
  • 2003 Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer (b. 1931)
  • 2005 Martin Denny, American musician (Exotica), dies at 93
  • 2006 Milton Katims, American violist and conductor (b. 1909)
  • 2008 Jeff Healey, Canadian musician (b. 1966)