On This Day

Musicians Who Died in August 1994

  • Aug 6 Domenico Modugno, Italian singer-songwriter (Volare), dies at 66
  • Aug 9 Clarence Ford, American sax player, dies at 64
  • Aug 10 Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58
  • Aug 12 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, French violinist and composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 18 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, dies at 88
  • Aug 27 Roberto Goyeneche [El Polaco], Argentine tango singer (Maria), dies
  • Aug 28 Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
  • Aug 28 Alfonso Letelier (-Llona), Chilean composer and educator (El Hombre ante la Ciencia - (Man Before Science)), dies at 88
  • Aug 29 Michael Peters, American choreographer and dancer (Dreamgirls, worked with Michael Jackson) dies of complications from AIDS at 46
  • Aug 31 Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist, dies at 88
  • Aug 31 Norman "Doc" Jones, bassist, dies at 68