On This Day

May 24, 2010 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Music

  • Anneliese Rothenberger, German operatic lyric soprano, 1942-83, dies at 85
  • Deborah Jo Billingsley, American singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and songwriter, dies at 58
  • Paul Gray, American heavy metal bassist (Slipknot), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • Petr Muk, Czech new-wave and pop musician, and singer-songwriter (Oceán; Shalom), dies from mixing alcohol and prescription medications at 45
2010 in Music