Deaths in Music on August 25

  • 1742 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38
  • 1773 Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29
  • 1774 Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59
  • 1791 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies
  • 1842 Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80
  • 1930 Siegfried Wagner, composer, dies at 61
  • 1942 Panayot Pipkov, composer, dies at 70
  • 1971 Ted Lewis [Theodore Leopold Friedman], American entertainer, bandleader and musician (Is Everybody Happy?), dies of lung failure at 81
  • 1972 Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
  • 1972 Robert Denzler, composer, dies at 80
  • 1975 Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75
  • 1979 Stan Kenton, jazz band leader (Music 55), dies at 67
  • 1989 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80
  • 1992 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
  • 1995 R B Hudmon, R&B/Soul Singer, dies at 41
  • 1996 Sylvia Fisher, opera Singer, dies at 86
  • 1999 Rob Fisher, English musician (b. 1956)
  • 2000 Jack Nitzsche, American record producer (b. 1937)
  • 2001 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22
  • 2001 Philippe LĂ©otard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • 2008 Josef Tal, Israel composer (Israeli art music), dies at 97