Deaths in Music on April 13

  • 1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
  • 1742 Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59
  • 1756 Johann T Gottlieb Goldberg, German klavecinist/composer, dies at 29
  • 1822 Gaetano Valeri, composer, dies at 61
  • 1825 Josef Gelinek, composer, dies at 66
  • 1826 Franz Danzi, German composer and cellist, dies at 62
  • 1831 Ferdinand Kauer, composer, dies at 80
  • 1864 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist, dies at 74
  • 1873 Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90
  • 1886 Karoly Thern, composer, dies at 68
  • 1928 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36
  • 1936 Milton Brown, American swing bandleader (b. 1903)
  • 1944 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
  • 1946 William Henry Bell, composer, dies at 72
  • 1959 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57
  • 1974 Stanley Smith, American actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71
  • 1975 Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • 1984 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), dies at 72
  • 1986 Johnny Dollar, American country and rockabilly singer, commits suicide at 53
  • 2005 Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (b. 1924)
  • 2005 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • 2013 Chi Cheng, American Bassist (Deftones), dies at 42