Deaths in Music in May 1969

  • May 3 Imre Vincze, Hungarian composer, dies at 42
  • May 19 Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies
  • May 23 Jimmy McHugh, composer (Can't Give You Anything But Love), dies at 74
  • May 30 Gaston Brenta, composer, dies at 66
  • May 30 John Cipollini, guitarist, dies of ephysema at 45