Deaths in Music in August 1987

  • Aug 5 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
  • Aug 13 Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Gary Chester [Cesario Gurciullo], drummer (Monkees, Lovin' Spoonful) and drum instructor, dies at 62
  • Aug 23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 29 Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)