Deaths in Music in September 1970

  • Sep 2 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Hollow Men), dies at 63
  • Sep 3 Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27

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Sep 18 Jimi Hendrix, American rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies from asphyxiation at 27

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  • Sep 23 Bourvil, French actor and singer (b. 1917)
  • Sep 25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73