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August 5, 1993 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Deaths in Music

  • (Alexander) "Duke" Burrell, American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader (Louisiana Shakers; Louis Jordan; Johnny Otis), dies at 73
  • Eugen Suchoň, Slovak composer, dies at 84
  • Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band; McCoys), dies of heart failure at 45
1993 in Music