Deaths in Music in August 1990

  • Aug 15 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (b. 1962)
  • Aug 17 Pearl Bailey, actress (Landlord)/singer, dies of heart attack at 72
  • Aug 18 Grethe Ingmann, Danish singer (b. 1938)
  • Aug 23 David Rose, composer (Holiday for Strings, Stripper), dies at 80

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Aug 27 Stevie Ray Vaughan, American guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), dies in a helicopter crash at 35

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan