Deaths in Music in June 1979

  • Jun 8 Louis Salvador Palange, composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 16 Ben Weber, American composer (Thorne Music Award 1965), dies at 62
  • Jun 17 Lou Frizzell, American actor and music director (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 59
  • Jun 21 Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938)
  • Jun 28 Paul Dessau, German composer and conductor (Adventures of Casanova, Never Trust a Woman), dies at 84
  • Jun 29 Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34