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September 15, 1983 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Deaths in Music

  • Johnny Hartman, American jazz ballad singer (John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - "My One And Only Love"), dies of lung cancer at 60
  • Prince Far I, reggae deejay, producer and Rastafarian
  • Willie Bobo [Correa], American jazz percussionist (Evil Ways), dies of cancer at 49
1983 in Music