On This Day

July 17, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Music

  • Amancio D'Silva, Goan-Indian jazz guitarist and composer, dies at 60
  • Chris Komar, American dancer, dies of aids at 48
  • [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals - "House of the Rising Sun") and manager of Jimi Hendrix, dies at 57
1996 in Music