Deaths in Music in September 1980

  • Sep 2 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70
  • Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 15 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
  • Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80

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Sep 25 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), dies from asphyxiation after heavy alcohol intake at 32

Drummer John Bonham
John Bonham