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December 25, 1995 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Music

Person of interestDean Martin

Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer ("That's Amore"; "Everybody Loves Somebody"; "Sway"), comedian and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), dies of throat cancer at 78

Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin
  • Marijan Lipovsek, Slovenian pianist, composer, and teacher, dies at 85
  • Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American pianist, conductor, musicologist (Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians), and composer, dies at 101
  • Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101
1995 in Music