Deaths in Music in August 1984

  • Aug 7 Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48
  • Aug 11 Percy Mayfield, US singer (Hit the Road Jack), dies at 63
  • Aug 13 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
  • Aug 14 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 14 Bobo Jenkins [John Pickens Jenkins], American blues singer-songwriter (Democrat Blues), dies at 68
  • Aug 16 Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, dies at 87
  • Aug 22 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57