On This Day

January 20, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in Music

  • Arley "Buster" Benton, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 63
  • Gerry Mulligan, American jazz baritone saxophonist, composer, and band leader (Jazz on a Summer Day), dies of complications from a knee infection at 68
  • Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, dies at 82
  • Peter Stadlen, Austrian pianist and critic, dies at 85
1996 in Music