Deaths in Music in August 1977

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Aug 16 Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia

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Elvis Presley
  • Aug 17 Petros John Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite), dies at 86
  • Aug 21 Danny Lockin, American actor/dancer, dies from bleeding to death after being stabbed 100 times
  • Aug 26 Heinz Rottger, German composer, dies at 67