Deaths in Music on August 28

  • 1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
  • 1676 Joan Cererols, Catalan musician, composer and monk, dies at 57
  • 1767 Johann Schobert, composer, dies
  • 1885 Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1903 August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70
  • 1914 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
  • 1914 Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59
  • 1958 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
  • 1959 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
  • 1960 Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81
  • 1982 Nini de Boel, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84
  • 1988 Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
  • 1991 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
  • 1994 Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
  • 2007 Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
  • 2009 DJ AM [ Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, dies of a drug overdose at 36
  • 2013 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79
  • 2014 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist, dies from heart failure at 67
  • 2016 Juan Gabriel, [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, dies at 66