Deaths in Music in January 1982

  • Jan 10 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, dies at 84
  • Jan 18 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93
  • Jan 19 Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (b. 1945)
  • Jan 30 Lightning Hopkins, rocker, dies of cancer at 69
  • Jan 30 Riccardo Nielsen, composer, dies at 73

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Jan 30 Lightnin' [Sam] Hopkins, American blues musician (Ball of Twine), dies of esophageal cancer at 69

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