On This Day

October 17, 2002 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Deaths in Music

  • (George) Derek Bell, Northern Irish harpist, pianist, oboist, musicologist, and composer (The Chieftans; "Three Images of Ireland in Druid Times"), dies of a heart attack at 66 [1]
  • Derek Bell, Irish harpist (The Chieftans) (b. 1935)
2002 in Music