1994 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 104 of 104

  • Dec 18 "What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 12 performances
  • Dec 22 "Christmas Carol" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Dec 25 "Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances

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Dec 28 Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection

Country singer Tammy Wynette
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Tammy Wynette

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Weddings in Music


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Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 195 of 195

  • Jul 14 Patrick Crommelynck, Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • Jul 14 Taeko Kuwata, Japanese/Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • Jul 21 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67
  • Jul 23 Hans J Salter, Austrian-American film composer (The Wolf Man, Christmas Holiday, This Love Of Ours), dies at 98
  • Jul 25 John M Dengler, jazz Bass Sax/Trumpet/Trombone, dies at 67
  • Jul 31 Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66
  • Aug 6 Domenico Modugno, Italian singer-songwriter (Volare), dies at 66
  • Aug 9 Clarence Ford, sax player, dies at 64
  • Aug 10 Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58
  • Aug 12 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, dies at 59
  • Aug 18 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, dies at 88
  • Aug 27 Roberto Goyeneche, [El Polaco], Argentine tango singer (Maria), dies
  • Aug 28 Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
  • Aug 31 Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist, dies at 88
  • Aug 31 Norman "Doc" Jones, bassist, dies at 68
  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 Major Lance, American soul singer (The Monkey Time), dies at 55
  • Sep 4 Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player, dies at 64
  • Sep 5 Billy Usselton, saxophonist, dies at 68
  • Sep 6 Max Kaminsky, trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Sep 6 Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50
  • Sep 8 Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies at 70 of cancer
  • Sep 12 Major Bill Smith, record producer, dies at 72
  • Sep 13 John William Stevens, jazz drummer, dies at 54
  • Sep 13 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina, dies at 58
  • Sep 13 Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
  • Sep 15 Haywood Frank Henry, sax player, dies at 81
  • Sep 16 Bernie Lazaroff Leighton, pianist, dies at 73
  • Sep 17 John DeLaFose, zydeco musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 19 Frankie Kennedy, flute player, dies at 38
  • Sep 20 Jimmy Hamilton, saxophonist, dies at 77
  • Sep 20 Jule Styne, Broadway composer (Gypsy, Funny Girl), dies at 88
  • Sep 22 John Edward Teddy Buckner, trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 Mattie Moss Clark, gospel Singer, dies at 69
  • Sep 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, dies at 42
  • Sep 28 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • Sep 29 Cheb Hasni, Algerian singer, murdered at 26
  • Sep 29 John Heddle Nash, singer, dies at 68
  • Oct 1 Scott Dunbar, bluse vocalist/guitarist, dies at 90
  • Oct 3 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • Oct 4 Bill Challis, arranger/Pianist, dies at 90
  • Oct 4 Danny Gatton, US guitarist, commits suicide at 48
  • Oct 9 Joan Dickson, British cellist and teacher, dies at 72
  • Oct 10 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
  • Oct 14 Gioconda de Vito, violinist, dies at 87
  • Oct 16 William Henry Swinburne, music teacher, dies at 87
  • Oct 18 Lee Allen, saxophonist, dies at 68
  • Oct 20 Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/Choreographer, dies at 88
  • Oct 22 David Buchan, ethno-Musicologist, dies at 55
  • Oct 22 James "Jimmy" Miller, American record producer and musician (The Rolling Stones), dies of liver failure at 52
  • Oct 26 Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City), dies at 65
  • Oct 27 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
  • Oct 29 Evelyn Anderson, dancer, dies at 87
  • Oct 29 Pearl Primus, Trinidad-born American dancer (poplularized African dance), dies at 74
  • Oct 31 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer, dies at 76
  • Nov 2 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
  • Nov 4 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist, dies at 46
  • Nov 7 Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 9 Milton M Shorty Rajonsky Rogers, trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 10 Carmen McRae [Clark], US jazz singer/pianist, dies at about 73
  • Nov 11 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • Nov 16 Chester Dino Powers Valenti, singer/Songwriter, dies at 57
  • Nov 16 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer, dies at 83
  • Nov 16 Harvey Watkins, gospel Singer, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 Dino Valenti, [Chester "Chet" Powers], American rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies at 57
  • Nov 18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77
  • Nov 22 L V Johnson Singer, dies
  • Nov 22 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Nov 23 Erick Frederick Hawkins, US dancer/wed to Martha Graham, dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), commits suicide at 55
  • Nov 26 Nimrod Workman, folksinger, dies at 99
  • Nov 27 Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 28 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • Nov 29 Sviatoslav S Stravinsky, French/US composer/son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Connie Conrad Henry Kirnon Kay, jazz Drummer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Irwin Kostal, US arranger/conductor (Sound of Music), dies at 83
  • Nov 30 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of a cardiac arrest at 67
  • Dec 3 Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
  • Dec 8 Antônio Carlos Jobim [Tom Jobim], Brazilian singer-songwriter and composer (Getz/Gilberto), dies from pulmonary embolism at 67
  • Dec 9 Maureen Cox Starkey, ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, dies of leukemia at 48
  • Dec 9 Garnett Silk [Garnet Damion Smith], Jamacian reggae musician, dies in a fire at 28
  • Dec 10 George G F van Renesse, concert pianist/music director, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, dies at 94
  • Dec 14 Mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75
  • Dec 15 Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
  • Dec 15 Harry Tobias, songwriter, dies at 99
  • Dec 16 Samuel Lipman, music critic, dies at 60
  • Dec 19 Noel Pointer, jazz violinist, dies at 39
  • Dec 23 Charles Shirley, jazz arranger, dies at 74
  • Dec 24 Jimmy Buddy Lee Land Ace, singer, dies at 57
  • Dec 24 Nathan I. Daniel, inventor (Guitars), dies at 82
  • Dec 29 Eugene Tanner Jr, singer, dies at 58