Deaths in Music in October 1969

  • Oct 3 Skip James, American blues musician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 4 Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)
  • Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • Oct 23 Tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47
  • Oct 24 Otto Jochum, German composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 27 Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 30 Pops Foster, American musician (b. 1892)
  • Oct 31 Hugo Pfister, composer, dies at 55