On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 1954

  • Jun 10 Will Rossiter, British-American songwriter and music publisher, dies at 87
  • Jun 13 Nikolai Obukhov, Russian composer, dies at 62
  • Jun 17 Donato "Danny" Cedrone, American guitarist and bandleader (The Esquires; Bill Haley & His Comets - "Rock Around The Clock"), died of broken neck suffered falling down a staircase at 33
  • Jun 27 Francis L Casadesus, French violinist, composer and conductor, dies at 83