On This Day

Musicians Who Died in August 1964

  • Aug 2 José María Castro, Argentine composer, dies at 71
  • Aug 14 Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter-guitarist (Train Kept A-Rollin', You're Sixteen), drowns at 30
  • Aug 24 Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 27 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer, dies at 59
  • Aug 31 Carole Coleman, singer (Make Mine Music), dies at 42