Deaths in Music on April 14

  • 1655 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39

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1759 George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), dies at 74

  • 1813 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
  • 1843 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer/violist, dies at 42
  • 1888 William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62
  • 1943 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer, dies at 63

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1983 Pete Farndon, rock bassist (Pretenders), dies

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  • 1983 Willem F Bon, Dutch composer, dies at 42
  • 1985 Reginald Beane, American pianist (Starlit Time, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 63
  • 1987 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
  • 1988 Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
  • 1988 Johan Franco, composer, dies at 79
  • 1990 Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
  • 1992 Sammy Price, US boogie-woogie pianist, dies
  • 1995 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies from complications of mouth cancer at 85
  • 1995 James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
  • 1996 Gaylord Birch, drummer (Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock), dies at 50
  • 1996 Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer, dies at 80
  • 1999 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • 2007 Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
  • 2010 Peter Steele, American musician. (b. 1968)
  • 2013 Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85