On This Day

Musicians Who Died in October 1981

  • Oct 2 Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer and pianist, dies at 63
  • Oct 5 Jud Strunk, American singer and comedian (Laugh-In), dies in a plane crash at 48
  • Oct 7 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, dies at 73
  • Oct 14 Ingemar Liljefors, Swedish composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 17 David Guion, composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 21 Šrom, Karel, Czech composer, musicologist, and critic, dies at 77