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September 5, 2015 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in Music

  • Jacques Israelievitch, French-Canadian classical violinist, concertmaster (St. Louis Symphony, 1978-88; Toronto Symphony, 1988-2008), and music director (Koffler Chamber Orchestra, 2005-14), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), dies from cancer at 66
2015 in Music