Deaths in Music in January 1985

  • Jan 3 Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93
  • Jan 4 Lovro von Matacic, Croatian conductor (b. 1899)
  • Jan 4 Lovro von Matačić, Croatian conductor and composer (Bruckner Medal), dies at 86
  • Jan 7 Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67
  • Jan 10 Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)
  • Jan 20 Jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75
  • Jan 31 Barbara Cowsill, singer and mother in The Cowsills band, dies of emphysema at 56