On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 1994

  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 Major Lance, American soul singer (The Monkey Time), dies at 55
  • Sep 4 Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, dies at 64
  • Sep 5 Billy Usselton, American big band jazz saxophonist (Les Brown and His Band of Renown), dies at 68
  • Sep 6 Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), dies at 85
  • Sep 6 Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - Getting In Tune; Kinks - Sunny Afternoon; Beatles - Revolution; Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies after surgical complications at 50
  • Sep 8 Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies at 70 of cancer
  • Sep 12 Major Bill Smith, record producer, dies at 72
  • Sep 13 John William Stevens, jazz drummer, dies at 54
  • Sep 13 Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
  • Sep 13 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, dies at 58
  • Sep 15 Haywood Frank Henry, sax player, dies at 81
  • Sep 15 Earl George, American composer and pedagogue, dies at 70
  • Sep 16 Bernie Lazaroff Leighton, pianist, dies at 73
  • Sep 17 John DeLaFose, American French speaking zydeco musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 19 Frankie Kennedy, Irish folk flute player (Altan), dies of Ewing's Sarcoma at 38
  • Sep 20 Jimmy Hamilton, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 77
  • Sep 20 Jule Styne, Broadway composer (Gypsy, Funny Girl), dies at 88
  • Sep 22 Teddy [John Edward] Buckner, American trumpeter (Dixieland music), dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 Mattie Moss Clark, gospel Singer, dies at 69
  • Sep 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, dies of heart failure at 42
  • Sep 24 Guido Santórsola, Brazilian-Uruguayan composer and violinist, dies at 89
  • Sep 28 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • Sep 29 Cheb Hasni, Algerian singer, murdered at 26
  • Sep 29 John Heddle Nash, singer, dies at 68