Deaths in Music in August 1982

  • Aug 2 Rudolf Maros, composer, dies at 65
  • Aug 8 Ferre Grignard, Belgian pop singer/painter (Crucified Jesus), dies
  • Aug 8 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist, dies at 62
  • Aug 12 Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 12 Joe Tex, rocker, dies at 49
  • Aug 13 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), dies at 49
  • Aug 28 Nini de Boel, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84
  • Aug 29 Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • Aug 30 Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor, dies at 86