January 2007 in Music

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Julius Hegyi, American conductor (b. 1923)
  • Jan 1 Del Reeves, American country singer (b. 1932)
  • Jan 1 Tad Jones, American jazz music historian (b. 1952)
  • Jan 3 Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
  • Jan 6 Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American musician and special-effects artist (b. 1934)
  • Jan 7 Lou Brown, American orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show), dies at 94
  • Jan 11 Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
  • Jan 12 Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician (b. 1937)
  • Jan 13 Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (Brecker Brothers), dies at 57
  • Jan 16 Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels- "Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite"), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jan 18 Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (b. 1963)
  • Jan 19 Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940)
  • Jan 19 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer (b. 1969)
  • Jan 28 Karel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music (b. 1938)
  • Jan 31 Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)