Deaths in Music in August 1979

  • Aug 3 Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Dorsey Burnette, American rockabilly singer (The Rock and Roll trio), dies at 46
  • Aug 25 Stan Kenton, jazz band leader (Music 55), dies at 67
  • Aug 27 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer, dies at 82