Deaths in Music in September 1991

  • Sep 4 Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Sep 4 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
  • Sep 4 Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
  • Sep 7 Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • Sep 8 Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Sep 8 Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies
  • Sep 13 Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • Sep 15 Allan Sobek, dancer, dies
  • Sep 17 Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)
  • Sep 17 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock musician (MC5), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • Sep 24 Peter Bellamy, folk singer (b. 1944)
  • Sep 26 Billy Vaughn, American singer and bandleader (Sail Along Sil'vry Moon), dies of cancer at 72

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Sep 28 Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65

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  • Sep 29 Zapata Jaw, [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies