2004 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 125 of 125

  • Nov 13 John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV), dies from a fall from a two-storey balcony at his home at 42
  • Nov 13 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), dies of a drug overdose at 35
  • Nov 14 Michel Colombier, French composer (b. 1939)
  • Nov 16 Massimo Freccia, Italian-American composer, dies at 98
  • Nov 18 Cy Coleman, American composer, songwriter and pianist (b. 1929)
  • Nov 19 Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  • Nov 20 Jenny Ross, English musician (Section 25) (b. 1962)
  • Nov 24 Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter (b. 1940)
  • Dec 2 Alicia Markova, British ballerina (Diaghilev's Ballet Russe 1925-32) dies aged 94
  • Dec 2 Kevin Coyne, English musician, dies at 60
  • Dec 4 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (b. 1943)
  • Dec 7 Frederick Fennell, American conductor (b. 1914)
  • Dec 7 Jerry Scoggins, American singer (b. 1913)
  • Dec 8 "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, American heavy metal guitarist (Pantera) is shot and killed by crazed fan Nathan Gamble while performing on stage at 38
  • Dec 11 M.S. [Madurai Shanmukhavadivu] Subbulakshmi, Indian singer (1st singer to be awarded the Bharat Ratna), dies at 88
  • Dec 17 Dick Heckstall-Smith, English jazz-blues saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Dec 18 John W. Downey, American composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 19 Renata Tebaldi, Italian soprano, dies at 82
  • Dec 20 Son [Frank] Seals, American blues musician (Nothing But the Truth) dies from diabetes complications at 62
  • Dec 24 Jan van Vlijmen, Dutch composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 26 Sigurd Køhn, Norwegian jazz musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1959)
  • Dec 26 Aki Sirkesalo, Finnish musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1962)
  • Dec 26 Mieszko Talarczyk, Lead singer/Guitarist of grindcore band, Nasum, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1974)
  • Dec 27 Hank Garland, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 30 Artie Shaw [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader, jazz clarinetist and actor (Begin the Beguine), dies at 94