1995 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 109 of 109

  • Dec 14 "Les Miserables" opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki
  • Dec 17 "School after Scandal" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • Dec 20 "Paul Roebson" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances

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Dec 31 "Danny Gans on Broadway" closes at Neil Simon NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Dec 31 "Having Our Say" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • Dec 31 "Heiress" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 340 performances
  • Dec 31 "Paul Roebson" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • Dec 31 "Racing Demon" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Dec 31 "Tempest" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 71 performances

Birthdays in Music


Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 200 of 227

  • May 28 Henning Kronstam, dancer, dies at 60
  • May 31 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, dies at 87
  • Jun 1 Prudence Hyman, dancer, dies at 80
  • Jun 5 Bettina Vernon-Warren, dancer, dies at 75
  • Jun 5 Jan Decadt Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 6 Imam Elissa, singer, dies at 76
  • Jun 7 Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Frank Chacksfield, conductor/arranger, dies at 81
  • Jun 11 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), dies at 58
  • Jun 12 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75
  • Jun 13 David Parry, guitarist, dies 53
  • Jun 14 Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
  • Jun 14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 19 Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71
  • Jun 20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • Jun 27 Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician, dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54), dies at 94
  • Jun 30 Phyllis Hyman, R&B/Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45
  • Jul 3 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist, dies at 47
  • Jul 6 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • Jul 12 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, dies at 69
  • Jul 12 Ernie Furtado, bassist, dies at 72
  • Jul 15 Willie George "Bill" Woodruff Sr, vocalist, dies at 66
  • Jul 16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91
  • Jul 19 Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin, dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85
  • Jul 21 Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
  • Jul 22 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Jul 23 Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80
  • Jul 24 Jeremiah Jerry Patrick Lordam, songwriter/compser, dies at 61
  • Jul 25 Charlie Rich, country singer (Lonely Weekends), dies at 62
  • Jul 25 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer, dies at 89
  • Jul 26 Laurindo Almeida, composer/guitarist, dies at 76
  • Jul 27 Doris Mae Akers, gospel singer/songwriter, dies at 72
  • Jul 27 Miklos Rozsa, Hung movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora), dies at 88
  • Jul 30 Biggie Rodwell Tembo Marasha, musician, dies at 36
  • Aug 1 Robert L "Bob" Talley, pianist, dies at 75
  • Aug 3 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, American jazz drummer, dies at 79
  • Aug 3 Jose B M Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader, dies at 88
  • Aug 6 Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer, dies at 77
  • Aug 9 Jerry Garcia, rock vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies at 53
  • Aug 10 Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist, dies at 81
  • Aug 11 Herbert Whitton John Sumsion, organist/composer, dies at 96
  • Aug 11 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), dies of heart failure at 91
  • Aug 13 Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84
  • Aug 15 Erbie Bowser, American blues and jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • Aug 16 Robert "Robby" Debarge, R&B Musician, dies at 36
  • Aug 17 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician, dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Pierre Schaeffer, composer/radio innovator, dies at 85
  • Aug 20 John E Gilmore, tenor Saxophonist, dies at 63
  • Aug 20 Paul Foster, American singer (Soul Stirrers), dies at 75
  • Aug 21 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor, dies at 88
  • Aug 21 James Truitte, dancer, dies at 72
  • Aug 23 Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician, dies at 31
  • Aug 24 Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
  • Aug 25 R B Hudmon, R&B/Soul Singer, dies at 41
  • Aug 26 Ronald Anthony White Jr, singer, dies at 57
  • Aug 27 Marty Paich, American musician, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), dies of colon cancer at 70
  • Aug 30 Holmes Sterling Morrison, musician, dies at 53
  • Sep 1 Benay Venuta [Benvenuta Rose Crooke], American actress, singer and dancer (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • Sep 2 Vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74
  • Sep 4 Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
  • Sep 5 James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist, dies at 95
  • Sep 9 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55
  • Sep 12 Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist, dies at 59
  • Sep 19 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger, dies at 63
  • Sep 21 Vernell Townsend, blues/gospel singer, dies at 64
  • Sep 22 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 23 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist, dies at 81
  • Sep 25 Dorothy Dickson, American actress and dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy), dies at 102
  • Sep 27 Christopher Shaw, composer pianist/critic, dies at 71
  • Sep 29 Seger Pillot Ellis, pianist/vocalist, dies at 91
  • Oct 2 Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74
  • Oct 5 Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader, dies at 85
  • Oct 6 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario, dies at 88
  • Oct 6 Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35
  • Oct 8 Christopher Keene, musician, dies at 48
  • Oct 12 Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78
  • Oct 13 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
  • Oct 18 Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69
  • Oct 19 Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58
  • Oct 20 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer, dies at 65
  • Oct 21 Maxene Andrews, American singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Oct 21 Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28
  • Oct 30 Brian Easdale, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 31 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, dies at 94
  • Oct 31 Lloyd Lambert, bassist, dies at 67
  • Oct 31 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher, dies at 84
  • Nov 3 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 4 Marti Lynne Stringer Caine, singer/comedienne, dies at 50
  • Nov 6 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan, dies at 90
  • Nov 7 Jerry Daniels, singer/guitarist, dies at 79
  • Nov 8 Country Dan Dick Montana McLain, singer, dies at 40
  • Nov 11 Kenneth Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist, dies at 68
  • Nov 13 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter, dies at 81