Deaths in Music on April 22

  • 1776 Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theorist and composer, dies at 67
  • 1782 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer, dies at 66
  • 1844 Henri-Montan Berton, composer, dies at 76
  • 1883 Octave Fouque, composer, dies at 38
  • 1892 Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, composer, dies at 69
  • 1925 André Caplet, French composer and conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • 1929 Ödön Mihalovich, Hungarian composer, dies at 86
  • 1944 Mezio Agostini, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • 1962 Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, dies at 61
  • 1976 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, Brazilian pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • 1977 Charles Sanford, orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71

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1980 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72

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  • 1983 Earl "Fatha" Hines, American jazz pianist and bandleader (Deep Forest), dies at 79
  • 1994 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist, dies at 80
  • 1995 Don Pullen, pianist/composer, dies at 53
  • 1999 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • 2003 Felice Bryant, American songwriter (b. 1925)
  • 2005 Robert Farnon, Canadian composer and conductor, dies at 87
  • 2013 Richie Havens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 72