On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 1989

  • Jun 3 Scott Ross, American-French harpsichordist (recorded all 555 sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti),dies of AIDS related pneumonia at 38
  • Jun 4 Václav Kašlík, Czech opera composer and conductor, dies at 71
  • Jun 4 Andor Kovács, Hungarian classical guitarist, and composer, dies at 60
  • Jun 9 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor, dies of kidney disease at 73
  • Jun 12 Peter Conrad Baden, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 12 Lou Monte, American singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse), dies at 72
  • Jun 14 Pete de Freitas, British drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman), dies in a motorcycle accident at 27
  • Jun 22 Bengt Johansson, Finnish composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Henri Sauguet [Poupard], French organist and composer (Symphonie Expiatoire), dies at 88