On This Day

August 29, 2017 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in Music

  • Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), dies of cancer at 38
  • Janine Charrat, French ballerina and choreographer, dies at 93
  • Larry Elgart, American big band jazz alto saxophonist, and bandleader ("Bandstand Boogie"; "Hooked On Swing"), dies at 95
2017 in Music