On This Day

Year 1996 in Music History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 201 - 222 of 222

  • Nov 28 Anna Pollak, English mezzo-soprano, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Tiny Tim [Herbert Khaury], American musician (Tiptoe Through The Tulips), dies at 71
  • Dec 1 Irving Gordon, American songwriter ("Unforgettable"; "Me, Myself, And I"), dies of multiple myeloma cancer at 81
  • Dec 5 Peter Hall, British folklorist and musician, dies at 60
  • Dec 5 Wilf Carter, country singer, dies at 91
  • Dec 6 (John) Trevor Key, British photographer and graphic designer, t known for his work for album cover art (Mike Oldfield; Phil Collins; New Order; OMD), dies of a brain tumor at 48
  • Dec 9 Patty Donahue, American new wave rock singer (The Waitresses - "I Know What Boys Like"; "Christmas Wrapping), dies of lung cancer at 40
  • Dec 10 Faron Young, American country singer ("Hello Walls"; "It's Four in the Morning"), and actor (Hidden Guns; Daniel Boone, Trailblazer), commits suicide at 64
  • Dec 10 John Duffey, bluegrass guitarist, dobro, and mandolin player (Country Gentlemen), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Dec 13 Mae Barnes, singer, dies at 89
  • Dec 14 Norman Hackforth, British musician & radio broadcaster (Noel Coward; Twenty Questions), dies at 88
  • Dec 15 Tristan Keuris, Dutch composer (Sinfonia) dies at 50
  • Dec 17 Francesco Siciliani, Italian opera administrator, dies at 85
  • Dec 17 Irving Caesar, American songwriter (Sometimes I'm Happy), dies at 101
  • Dec 17 Ruby Murray, Irish singer ("Heartbeat"; "Softly, Softly"), dies of liver cancer at 61
  • Dec 17 Wayne Barlow, American composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 18 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), dies at 74
  • Dec 23 Rina Ketty [Cesarina Picchetto], Italian singer (J'attendrai), dies at 85
  • Dec 23 Ronnie Scott [Schatt], British jazz saxophonist and club-owner, dies at 69
  • Dec 23 Krešimir Fribec, Croatian composer, dies at 88
  • Dec 29 Mireille Hartuch, singer/songwriter, dies at 90
  • Dec 31 Frederico Davia, opera singer, dies at 63