2006 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 130 of 130

  • Nov 17 Ruth Brown, American actress and singer sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B" (So Long, Teardrops from My Eyes), dies at 78
  • Nov 21 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, dies at 91
  • Nov 23 Betty Comden, American lyricist, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Anita O'Day, American singer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 24 Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
  • Nov 25 Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 25 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • Nov 25 Bobby Byrne, American orchestra leader (Club Seven), dies at 88
  • Nov 27 Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Nina Milkina, Russian British pianist, dies at 87
  • Nov 30 Elhadi Adam, Sudanese poet and lyricist (b. 1927)
  • Dec 2 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (b. 1947)
  • Dec 2 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), dies at 59
  • Dec 3 Logan Whitehurst, American musician (b. 1977)
  • Dec 7 Jay McShann, American musician (b. 1910)
  • Dec 8 Martha Tilton, American singer (b. 1915)
  • Dec 9 Freddie Marsden, English rock drummer (Gerry and the Pacemakers), dies at 66
  • Dec 12 Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1935)
  • Dec 12 Lucien Goethals, Belgian composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 14 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), dies at 84
  • Dec 16 Taliep Petersen, South African singer and composer (b. 1950)
  • Dec 16 Pnina Salzman, Israeli pianist (b. 1922)
  • Dec 17 Denis Payton, English rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over), dies at 63
  • Dec 22 Galina Ustvolskaya, Russian composer (b. 1919)
  • Dec 22 Dennis Linde, American songwriter (b. 1943)
  • Dec 23 Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician (b. 1952)
  • Dec 24 Braguinha [Carlos Alberto Ferreira Braga], Brazilian songwriter, dies at 99
  • Dec 24 Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet and comedian (b. 1961)

Person of interestJames Brown

Dec 25 James Brown, rhythm & blues, gospel, jazz, soul and funk singer or simply The Godfather of Soul (Genius of Love, Hot Pants) dies of heart failure at 73

Singer James Brown
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James Brown
  • Dec 28 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, dies at 95