On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 1972

  • Jun 2 Franz Philipp, German composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 8 Jimmy Rushing, American blues pianist and singer, known as"Mr. Five By Five", dies at 70
  • Jun 13 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), dies at 39
  • Jun 21 Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (Six Pieces for Organ), dies at 90
  • Jun 23 Elton Britt, American country singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Saturday Night Jamboree), dies of a heart attack at 58