On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 1994

  • Jun 3 Hub Matthijsen, violinist/bandmaster, dies at 52
  • Jun 4 Derek "Lek" Leckenby, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at 48
  • Jun 4 Earle Warren, American alto sax player, dies at 79
  • Jun 5 Ish Kabbible [Merwyn A Bogue], cornetist (Kay Kyser), dies at 86
  • Jun 6 John Morey Downs, actor/dancer/singer, dies at 80
  • Jun 6 Willie Humphrey, American jazz clarinetist, dies at 93
  • Jun 8 William Marshall, American singer, bandleader and actor (State Fair, Pennsylvanians), dies at 76
  • Jun 13 Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies at 82

Person of interestHenry Mancini

Jun 14 Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (Pink Panther, Moon River), dies at 70

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • Jun 14 Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, dies at 52
  • Jun 15 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (Never on Sunday), dies at 68
  • Jun 16 Kristen Pfaff, US bass guitarist (Hole-Live through this), dies at 24
  • Jun 16 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble, dies at 88
  • Jun 23 Alan Frank, English composer and music publisher, dies at 83
  • Jun 26 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist (Christ College, Oxford), dies at 96
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor, dies at 85
  • Jun 29 Ray Crane, English trumpeter, dies at 63
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichorn, German conductor, dies at 85