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May 22, 2017 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

Music Concert

Suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59

Deaths in Music

  • (Granville) "Mickey" Roker, American jazz drummer (Art Farmer; Milt Jackson; Dizzy Gillespie), dies suffering from diabetes and lung cancer at 84
  • Barbara Smith Conrad, American operatic mezzo-soprano singer, and educator (Wagner Theater), dies at 79
2017 in Music