On This Day

Musicians Who Died in November 1972

  • Nov 6 Billy Murcia, Colombian born American rocker (New York Dolls), chokes to death at 21
  • Nov 11 Berry Oakley, American rocker and bass player (The Allman Brothers Band), dies in motorcycle crash at 24
  • Nov 12 Rudolf Friml, Czech-American composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92
  • Nov 16 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87
  • Nov 18 Danny Whitten, American Guitarist and songwrite (Crazy Horse), dies of a drug overdose at 29
  • Nov 18 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, dies at 90
  • Nov 21 Karel Haba, Czech composer and violinist, dies at 74
  • Nov 24 Hall Overton, American jazz pianist, and jazz and classical composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 52
  • Nov 28 Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
  • Nov 28 [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), dies at 96
  • Nov 29 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), dies at 81
  • Nov 30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • Nov 30 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 30 Valentin Ruiz Aznar, Spanish choirmaster, composer, and priest, dies at 70