On This Day

Musicians Who Died in October 1982

  • Oct 4 Glenn Gould, Canadian classical pianist (Bach's Goldberg Variations) and broadcaster (Solitude Trilogy), dies after suffering a stroke at 50
  • Oct 12 (Christiann) "Chris"Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73
  • Oct 16 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian conductor and composer (Ero the Joker), dies at 87
  • Oct 16 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), dies at 67
  • Oct 21 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), dies of a drug overdose at 30
  • Oct 23 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist and composer, dies at 52
  • Oct 30 Angelo Ephrikian, Armenian-Italian composer, dies at 69