On This Day

Year 2019 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

  • Nov 22 Stephen Cleobury, British organist and music director (King's College - Cambridge, 1982-2019), dies of cancer at 70
  • Nov 24 Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Chilean composer, dies at 100
  • Nov 29 Irving Burgie (Lord Burgess), American Caribbean music composer and musician (Day-O), dies at 95
  • Nov 29 Ruth Anderson, American flutist, classical and electronic music composer (I Come Out of Your Sleep), dies at 91 [1] [2]
  • Dec 8 Juice Wrld [Jarad Higgins], American rapper and singer-songwriter (All Girls Are the Same, Lucid Dreams), dies of a seizure at Chicago airport at 21
  • Dec 9 Marie Fredriksson, Swedish singer (Roxette - Must Have Been Love), dies after a long illness at 61
  • Dec 12 Jack Scott, Canadian rock and roll singer-songwriter (My True Love), dies of congestive heart failure at 83
  • Dec 18 Hugh McKenna, British rock keyboardist (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band), dies of cancer at 70
  • Dec 18 Kenny Lynch, English singer, dies at 81
  • Dec 25 Peter Schreier, German tenor and conductor (Dresden State Opera, 1962-2000), dies at 84 [1]
  • Dec 27 Garrett List, American classical and jazz composer and trombonist (Julliard Ensemble) dies at 76
  • Dec 28 Erzsébet Szőnyi, Hungarian composer, dies at 95