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June 11, 2015 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Deaths in Music

  • Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), dies at 81

Person of interestOrnette Coleman

Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation), dies of a heart attack at 85

Jazz Composer Ornette Coleman
Jazz Composer
Ornette Coleman
  • Ron Moody [Moodnick], British stage and screen actor, singer (Oliver!; The Twelve Chairs), and composer dies at 91
2015 in Music